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Old 01-13-2013, 04:37 PM   #2131
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Grab: Ruth Hollow Fire Trail, about 1/8 mile up from Ruth Rd.
Glad I didn't go for it as I would have bruced myself. The last sentence in the clues, which I now realize I misread, made me focus on the other end of the trail, which happens to be a great one! I didn't bother going back and looking at the clues again. Yes, I am a dumb ass.

Do you happen tohave coords for the spot the tag was set?


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I have been past that footbridge before...........just cant remember where.
It's right here...NOT THE GRAB!!!



from a slightly different perspective





Hmmm, that pic is from September 13th 2011. Today is also the 13th which happens to be my lucky number...
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Old 01-13-2013, 04:40 PM   #2132
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Almost forgot...

On one of the roads nearby I stumbled upon this nice Chestnut tree!


The road and surrounding area was littered with chestnuts!
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Old 01-13-2013, 04:50 PM   #2133
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Do you have coords for the spot the tag was set
See user name I had a GPS V once...

By the way, I got there by way of the gravel road across the river in my pic. A bit of weaving and bobbing through other gravel will get you back to the Ruth grab site, with only a little stretch of pavement on the way.
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:17 PM   #2134
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See user name I had a GPS V once...
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By the way, I got there by way of the gravel road across the river in my pic. A bit of weaving and bobbing through other gravel will get you back to the Ruth grab site, with only a little stretch of pavement on the way.
That's where I found the Chestnut tree.


BTW, nice grab and tag!
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Old 01-13-2013, 07:29 PM   #2135
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Do you happen tohave coords for the spot the tag was set?


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Yup, the iPhone pic has the coordinates in it's properties, here they are:

Lat: 38; 23; 16.2000000000117
Lon: 78; 19; 34.7999999999884
Altitude 285

Hope that helps bwalsh
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Old 01-13-2013, 07:33 PM   #2136
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Yup, the iPhone pic has the coordinates in it's properties, here they are:

Lat: 38; 23; 16.2000000000117
Lon: 78; 19; 34.7999999999884
Altitude 285

Hope that helps bwalsh
Thanks! Maybe I can do some map work in the next few weeks. I think I'm about a year behind!
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:42 AM   #2137
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Thanks fatnbld for the coords. Not sure I'd trust that elevation (meters?).
I'll come out of the dark ages when I can buy a GPS with a large enough screen to actually read for about $150. I had my GPS V mounted on top of a roadbook at the very top of my 950 ADV windscreen. It was right up in my line of sight, but the tiny black and white screen (hmm, is that a creek or a road?), tiny and non-expandable memory, slow serial port didn't cut it even 5-6 years ago. My eyes haven't improved.
For now, there's a Va Gazeteer in the side bag if I really get lost.
Guess I could scale coords off of those maps.

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Yeah, 285 what? It didn't say.
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Old 01-14-2013, 09:09 AM   #2139
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Yeah, 285 what? It didn't say.
Yards?
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Old 01-14-2013, 09:14 AM   #2140
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So I just got caught up with copying pics and typing locations(for the most part) in a text file I've been keeping.

I see the current tag is number 274!

I haven't touched the map yet.


Although last year was kind of slow, if we can get another twenty six by April 13th that would average 100 tags per year, for the last three years. Not too shabby for a "moribund game"!
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:09 AM   #2141
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So I just got caught up with copying pics and typing locations(for the most part) in a text file I've been keeping.

I see the current tag is number 274!

I haven't touched the map yet.


Although last year was kind of slow, if we can get another twenty six by April 13th that would average 100 tags per year. Not too shabby for a "moribund game"!
I will do all i can to make that happen.

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Old 01-18-2013, 06:01 AM   #2142
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Sun's out, didn't snow in Earlysville. Looks like north of here (tag site) probably didn't get any weather.
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:41 PM   #2143
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ive been busy as hell............might have to count on twohawks and bob for the tag goal. Ducati needs a rear tire already too.
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:37 PM   #2144
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ive been busy as hell............might have to count on twohawks and bob for the tag goal. Ducati needs a rear tire already too.
Too bad the front tire isn't the same size as the back...since it never gets used.
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Old 01-19-2013, 05:44 AM   #2145
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Too bad the front tire isn't the same size as the back...since it never gets used.
Right!!! The front is like new

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