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Cookerhiker
08-06-2005, 11:27
A prize (in the form of special recognition as a Certified Shelter Expert) to any WhiteBlazer who can identify where this shelter is. Deb and Northern Harrier are not eligible!

http://www.whiteblaze.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/8165/sort/1/cat/500/page/1

http://www.whiteblaze.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/8164/sort/1/size/medium/cat/500/page/1

Crazy Larry #1
08-06-2005, 13:53
A prize (in the form of special recognition as a Certified Shelter Expert) to any WhiteBlazer who can identify where this shelter is. Deb and Northern Harrier are not eligible!

http://www.whiteblaze.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/8165/sort/1/cat/500/page/1

http://www.whiteblaze.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/8164/sort/1/size/medium/cat/500/page/1darlington?

Heater
08-06-2005, 14:44
[QUOTE=Cookerhiker]A prize (in the form of special recognition as a Certified Shelter Expert) to any WhiteBlazer who can identify where this shelter is. Deb and Northern Harrier are not eligible!

http://www.whiteblaze.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/8165/sort/1/cat/500/page/1

http://www.whiteblaze.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/8164/sort/1/size/medium/cat/500/page/1Is

Is it in NJ?

Cookerhiker
08-06-2005, 15:04
It's not Darlington Shelter and it's not in New Jersey. Good guesses - keep trying!

Crazy Larry #1
08-07-2005, 00:16
it's in a well populated area, that's for sure...

bearbait2k4
08-07-2005, 03:04
My first guess would be the old Carter Gap Shelter in NC.

Tha Wookie
08-07-2005, 03:06
Oh, I know - the Ed Garvey condo!

Cookerhiker
08-07-2005, 06:44
My first guess would be the old Carter Gap Shelter in NC.
It is (obviously) an old-style shelter but no, it's not the old Carter Gap Shelter.

Big Dawg
08-07-2005, 07:51
A prize (in the form of special recognition as a Certified Shelter Expert) to any WhiteBlazer who can identify where this shelter is. Deb and Northern Harrier are not eligible!

http://www.whiteblaze.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/8165/sort/1/cat/500/page/1

http://www.whiteblaze.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/8164/sort/1/size/medium/cat/500/page/1
Looks like Deer Park Mountain shelter to me,,, I believe that's the one,,,,,,,, whichever one I'm thinking of,, it's approx. 4 miles south of Hot Springs, NC. Where's my prize!!! :clap I'm sounding pretty cocky, & I'm not even 100% sure.

Cookerhiker
08-07-2005, 09:04
Looks like Deer Park Mountain shelter to me,,, I believe that's the one,,,,,,,, whichever one I'm thinking of,, it's approx. 4 miles south of Hot Springs, NC. Where's my prize!!! :clap I'm sounding pretty cocky, & I'm not even 100% sure.No, it's not even in North Carolina. If you look closely, you'll see that the type of trees surrounding the shelter are not typical of NC except for the very higher elevations.

Minerva
08-07-2005, 10:38
Looks like it's a shelter in some state park. The layout of the half sawn logs in front scream state park and there appears to be a picnic table in the background. Is this shelter on trail? or do you have to take a blue blaze side trail to get to it?
Cin

Minerva
08-07-2005, 10:43
P.S. My guess is the Gifford Woods State Park shelter.

Cookerhiker
08-07-2005, 14:26
Looks like it's a shelter in some state park. The layout of the half sawn logs in front scream state park and there appears to be a picnic table in the background. Is this shelter on trail? or do you have to take a blue blaze side trail to get to it?
P.S. My guess is the Gifford Woods State Park shelter.
Cin
It's not Gifford Woods State Park Shelter and you're correct, the shelter is not "on trail"

neo
08-07-2005, 14:49
is it on the AT?:cool:neo

Cookerhiker
08-07-2005, 14:52
is it on the AT?:cool:neo
Uh, strictly speaking, no

squirrel bait
08-07-2005, 15:26
Pickle Branch?

Kerosene
08-07-2005, 16:53
Doesn't look much like Pickle Branch to me, although that is half a mile off the AT is south central Virginia.

Cookerhiker
08-07-2005, 18:02
Pickle Branch?
It's not Pickle Branch

Deb
08-07-2005, 19:40
Umm...I know I'm not eligible, but I'm also stumped.
Is it on an old section of AT in a certain New England state that's now blue-blazed?

Cookerhiker
08-07-2005, 19:45
Umm...I know I'm not eligible, but I'm also stumped.
Is it on an old section of AT in a certain New England state that's now blue-blazed?
Hi Deb - the reason you're not eligible is because you know where I've been in the last 2 weeks.

And that's where the shelter is from.

And since you're not eligible, I won't answer your question!;)

Lone Wolf
08-07-2005, 19:48
So it's a shelter not in the AT system. Whoppee. Some trivia question.

Cookerhiker
08-07-2005, 20:00
So it's a shelter not in the AT system. Whoppee. Some trivia question.
How do you know?

Cookerhiker
08-14-2005, 21:08
A prize (in the form of special recognition as a Certified Shelter Expert) to any WhiteBlazer who can identify where this shelter is. Deb and Northern Harrier are not eligible!

http://www.whiteblaze.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/8165/sort/1/cat/500/page/1

http://www.whiteblaze.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/8164/sort/1/size/medium/cat/500/page/1
Stockholm, Sweden;)

I was vacationing in Scandinavia and visited Stockholm for a few days. My wife was with me so no hiking on this trip! Anyway, we were touring Skansen, a massive open air museum in Stockholm depicting Scandinavian life for the last several centuries; sort of a amalgamation of Colonial Williamsburg, Sturbridge Village, Shelburne Museum etc.

I came upon this structure and was immediately struck by how similar it was to many AT shelters, at least some of the old-style ones. Surprisingly, there were no labels or signs by it but I believe it represented a shelter where hunters and/or woodsmen would stay. Anyway, I wanted to see if anyone on WhiteBlaze would recognize it.

And I'm ready to return to Scandinavia after finishing the AT, this time for some hiking!:)

Crazy Larry #1
08-14-2005, 22:15
come on cooker, what kind of malarky was this? like we were suppose to know about that shelter over there? you said if anyone could guess the location there would be a prize, this is an appalachian trail site? what's in your head man? i think everyone that took a shot at this ought to recieve your mystery prize,,,,,,

Cookerhiker
08-15-2005, 02:13
come on cooker, what kind of malarky was this? like we were suppose to know about that shelter over there? you said if anyone could guess the location there would be a prize, this is an appalachian trail site? what's in your head man? i think everyone that took a shot at this ought to recieve your mystery prize,,,,,,Yeah, you're right. You win! :)

MedicineMan
08-15-2005, 02:54
near stockholm???

Crazy Larry #1
08-15-2005, 06:29
Yeah, you're right. You win! :)alright!~ i'm the trail expert now, and didn't even need to work for it.....oh thankyou cookerbooger....do us a favor, don't post questions like this that don't pertain to an amount of pinto beans here on an appalachian trail hiking enthusiast site....it's a classic though....attroll, you ought to put this in your archives.....what a bunch of horselip...some of us are funnier than others, and that pertains to you cookerbooger....you ought to be ashamed of yourself.....baad,bad,baaaaaddddd............

MedicineMan
08-15-2005, 06:32
he was showing off he is a world traveler, cool.

Crazy Larry #1
08-15-2005, 22:10
he was showing off he is a world traveler, cool.yea, the look at me syndrome.......

MedicineMan
08-15-2005, 22:13
just noticed cookerbooger....i laughed out loud!

TakeABreak
08-17-2005, 03:27
Yeah, cookerbooger,was a laugh out loud, I needed that. Thing's do not have be about the A.T. though, but you should at least let us know before hand, so can choose whether or not to ignore it.