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Missouri

Words and pictures featuring Missouri

A Backpacking Trip Goes Wrong – I was lost and didn’t even know it. And then I was taken violently ill.[Lots of words and 13 Pictures]

Falls on Long Creek. We camped near here May 29, 2011. [5 pictures]

Small Falls on Long Creek – It was good to see water running in Long Creek. [1 picture]

Icicles on Long Creek. [2 pictures]

Three Days Solo Backpacking in Late January – The weather had turned warm, and the recent snow had disappeared, so I headed off to Hercules Glades with the intention of spending some more time contemplating Life, The Universe, and Everything. [Lots of words and 16 pictures]

Hammock Camping By Table Rock Lake – My plan was simple. Hike down to the lake, set up camp, sit here for a day and then hike back out. [5 pictures]

Buck Hollow. An idyllic and tranquil view later to be interrupted by the arrival of a bear. [1 picture and a few words]

Still – Day two. Fantastic view in the morning. [1 picture]

Gary Allman in a Dutchware Gear Chameleon Hammock with winter cover.

Waking Up in the Wilderness. Gary in the hammock with the winter cover on. [1 picture]

Sunset at Table Rock Lake. [1 picture]

Table Rock Lake, Piney Creek Wilderness – The view of the lake from near where I camped. [1 picture]

Down by the Lake – Gary by Table Rock Lake. [1 picture]

Table Rock Lake at Piney Creek – Day one of three days backpacking in Piney Creek Wilderness. [1 picture]

Back at the Lake – I’ve not been here since July. It’s good to be back. [1 picture]

Last Leg to the Lake – It opens up into a flood plain. Easy going in the winter. Not so easy in the summer. [3 pictures]

Crossing Piney Creek – I crossed the creek around five times… [2 pictures]

Feeder Creek on the Tower Trail (Hollow route) [2 pictures and a few words]

Fall In The Forest – Hercules Glades. [3 pictures]

Gary Allman on the Pees Hollow trail at Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Dressed for chilly weather [1 picture]

Fall Carpet – On the top of a ridge I came across this vista of leaves. [1 picture]

Dutchware Chameleon hammock with winter cover, and Hammock Gear Tarp and Econ Incubator 10° Under quilt. Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Sunday – Time to head back. [2 pictures]

Boiling water on a Trangia alcohol stove. Titanium wind screen, and Toaks 850ml cook pot.

Lunch – Making a hot drink on the trail. [2 pictures]

Self and Sky. Resting in the wilderness. [1 picture]

On the Pete (Pole) Hollow Trail heading North. [1 picture]

Saturday Morning – Packing up Camp [5 pictures]

Camouflaged hammock on the side of a hill. Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Camped on a Hillside [1 picture]

Glades! Glades on the Upper Pilot (Devil’s Den East) Trail. [2 pictures]

Friday Morning – And not a soul for miles around. [1 picture]

The start of my trip – Lots of crunchy leaves on the trail. [1 picture]

Hercules Glades Backpacking in November. Van problems forced me to select a nearby trail for a late fall break. Another visit to Hercules Glades was on the cards. [53 pictures, lots of words and one short video]

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