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Postby Rockchucker » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:42 pm

Hi everyone, my name is Tyson and I live in Bishop in the eastern Sierras. I love the outdoors and spend a vast majority of my time hiking, camping, fishing. My passion for the outdoors has luckily been passed on to my son who is 9 and quite a strong hiker already. I found this site following a link about Blazccom posted on another forum and ended up spending hours reading so much great info on this site I had to join! I look foward to being a productive member on this site and absorbing as much knoledge I can. I'll post some pictures of some of my adventures soon.
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Re: Hi!

Postby maverick » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:56 pm

Welcome to HST Rockchucker! Looking forward to your future trip reports.
Oh, and I envy you for the place that you live. :D

PS You can be our Bishop webcam! :D
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Re: Hi!

Postby austex » Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:01 pm

Welcome Rock Chucker. I too envy where y'all live. Awesome; pass down the love of the Sierras. It's in your backyard!
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Re: Hi!

Postby Rockchucker » Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:24 pm

I feel very lucky! Every morning I wake up to the Humphreys', Mt. Basin, and Mt. Tom, beckoning me to explore each and every canyon, scree, creek, escarpment!Image
A pic from a recient day hike!
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Postby maverick » Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:21 pm

Really shows off the lack of snow so far this year.
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Postby Rockchucker » Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:51 am

The picture was taken before the last few storms, we are closer to average snow pack now.
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Re: Hi!

Postby Jason » Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:27 am

Welcome aboard Rockchucker!

This is one of two forums that I participate in, and one of the few that lacks all the BS and negativity you see nearly everywhere else. Lots of good people here. Hope you stick around and post some trip reports!
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Re: Hi!

Postby Rockchucker » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:12 pm

As it is today...
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Postby Maddog61 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:18 pm

Welcome aboard Rockchucker. You are a lucky man to have such a back yard!

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Postby Rockchucker » Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:45 pm

One more from today, tungsten's in the foreground.
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