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Chris S
(csteutterman) - F

Locale: Tahoe
Funny Thru Hiking Picture on 02/14/2012 15:38:57 MST Print View

A friend just posted this on facebook. Pretty funny summary.


Edited by csteutterman on 02/14/2012 16:10:56 MST.

Franco Darioli
(Franco) - M

Locale: @Tarptent
Funny Thru Hiking Picture on 02/14/2012 21:13:51 MST Print View

Pretty funny however it does highlight the importance of a generously sized vestibule.

Peter Sustr
(czechxpress) - F - M

Locale: Boulder
Pic on 02/14/2012 21:23:14 MST Print View

That is Hilarious! so true

Matthew Black
(mtblack) - F
Re: Funny Thru Hiking Picture on 02/14/2012 21:58:13 MST Print View

Very nice summary.

Michael Levine
(Trout) - F

Locale: Long Beach
Re: Funny Thru Hiking Picture on 02/15/2012 08:58:56 MST Print View

that's wonderful man!

Richard Cullip
(RichardCullip) - M

Locale: San Diego County
Re: Funny Thru Hiking Picture on 02/15/2012 09:22:37 MST Print View

Nice summary. I've got a co-worker who totally relates to the upper left picture. He thinks I'm going to be eaten by a bear anytime I head out to hike in the Southern Sierra.

Brian Lewis
(brianle) - F

Locale: Pacific NW
thru-hiking picture on 02/17/2012 00:40:47 MST Print View

The one with the huge pack is actually how thru-hikers see section and weekend hikers, FWIW ... :-)

Still, fun stuff. For some reason there seems like a flurry of various of these "how different people see this activity" things showing up. The one I liked best had the same picture for all of the various "who sees me that way" images --- it was of a fellow drinking beer (to include the inevitable last frame "what I actually do").

Chris S
(csteutterman) - F

Locale: Tahoe
Re: thru-hiking picture on 02/17/2012 10:39:41 MST Print View

Yeah, after posting that pic, I noticed a flurry of them as well. Still not sure what the source of all them is though.

Tom Clark
(TomClark) - MLife

Locale: East Coast
Re: Funny Thru Hiking Picture on 02/17/2012 10:50:13 MST Print View

Great post! An interesting book about deaths in Yosemite "Off the Wall: Death in Yosemite" has tabulated the different hazards in the park (real and rare). Bears are WAY down the list. Number one source of death in the valley is car accidents (or humans, if you want to characterize it that way).

Luke Schmidt
(Cameron) - MLife

Locale: The WOODS
Awesome on 02/17/2012 19:08:54 MST Print View

That picture is so true. People really did think those things about me.

Question - How many people carry a SPOT or similar device just to make their mom, wife or girlfriend happy? I know I do.

Ben 2 World
(ben2world) - MLife

Locale: So Cal
Re: Awesome on 02/17/2012 19:46:18 MST Print View

Hilarious!! Switch out the bear and tent for terrorists and cheap hostel... and those pics could describe RTW backpacking as well...

Edited by ben2world on 02/17/2012 19:48:06 MST.

Ben 2 World
(ben2world) - MLife

Locale: So Cal
Please Don't Hate a Copycat on 02/17/2012 21:11:37 MST Print View

With apologies to Chris... your post inspired me to put something similar together for world traveling. Hope you won't mind...

World Traveling

Edited by ben2world on 02/18/2012 16:56:10 MST.