Racquette Falls

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Well, since La isn’t here to post, I thought I would! I went hiking this past weekend in the Adirondacks, a little place called Racqutte Falls. It’s near Tupper Lake, Saranac region. We got there bright and early Saturday and hiked in. We went a far way this time…. 4.3 miles (each way), with 4 mighty big hills and 60 pounds on our backs. The bugs were horrible, but we still had fun. Love playing with fire and roasting marsh mellows. We even had to boil our water to drink, which was a slow process. I didn’t happen to take many photos, it’s not very easy when you are trying to avoid falling. I did get a few beauty shots though. I managed to miss the shot of the falls… I don’t know how I did that, I blame it on dehydration. The way back was tougher… it’s hard when it’s hotter and your are tired!

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  1. La said:

    Thank you for posting, especially these wonderful pictures. I enjoyed them and wish I could have been there. Might just have to get back into hiking and camping.

    June 17, 2005
  2. Erin said:

    Basie, you are becomming quite the little photographer! Go girl I like the shots of the light through the trees, the lit up shrooms, and the HOOK! All very cool and you chose some interesting angles. Did you have a fish-eye for the hook ones or is that just how it came out. I love it! Anyway, does this mean that you got your pack? I got mine too! And 60 lbs! My goodness girl, I think you need to consolodate and loose some weight in that pack — only necessities! I don’t think you are supposed to carry that much. And now I’m mad at you because you didn’t even invite your sister to come along. Oh well. Maybe we can plan a backpacking trip at the end of the summer down here, or up there… I don’t care. I just want to go backpacking. I still need to get my backpacking tent, mess kit, and hiking boots though. I want to get one of those little stoves too, because some places you cannot have fires… man, so many things I need and not enough time to get them.

    June 17, 2005

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