Category Archives: Buffalo River

Nocturnal Interlude

Night 2 Earlier, while we were making dinner, Kat had something of a catsup malfunction.  I think he shook it a little too hard with the lid open, but it splattered on the rocks and such smack in the center … Continue reading

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Woolum to Gilbert

Day 2 ** I’ve been so busy heading out onto the trails, lakes, and rivers this summer that I haven’t taken time to write about them.  As the summer heats up and I’m keeping my little guys indoors more, I … Continue reading

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Day 1: Woolum

Momma decided a few days prior that she wasn’t ready to rough it overnight, but agreed to come along with our littlest one and accompany me ‘n Bear Bait most of the first day.  Initial grand plans were to camp … Continue reading

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Buffalo River – Woolum to Gilbert teaser

Best Father’s Day I’ve ever had.  Me ‘n Bear Bait joined Kat, his boy Kit, and the most bad-ass biker grandmother I’ve ever met or heard of on a 3-night, 2-day float on the Buffalo. Full trip report with pictures … Continue reading

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Packing, repacking, re-repacking

Had to fit Bear Bait into a new life jacket.  He’s grown so much just in two years that he can’t fit into his old one.  Surprised both of us.  Doesn’t seem that long ago, but 4 is a whole … Continue reading

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Looking toward the river

Bringing Momma along with me and Bear Bait poses a unique set of concerns.  She’s a self-described city girl and has certain minimal expectations on any outdoor excursion.  Tent camping, early in the marriage when I was much more well-trained than … Continue reading

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Trading hiking boots for aquasocks.

I got no problem with snakes.  No phobias, no irrational fears, just a healthy respect.  There are so many other reasons not to want to backpack in an Arkansas summer.  You’ve got the heat and humidity, of course.   The trails … Continue reading

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