Blast from the Past Trip..... LCR

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Jackson

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Love it! That blue water down there blows my mind.

Backpackers had a way cooler style back then!
 

LarryBoy

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And bucket hats.

We just need to be the change that we want to see. Maybe I'll try the short shorts this summer... :D
All of that, except the external frames, is still very much in style among thru hiker types :D
 

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This is inspiring me to either hike or get some jorts.
 

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'86 is my guess. Those inflatables remind me of my childhood pool rafts.
I'd really like to see more 70's-90's trip photos scanned in. Seems like a more romantic time to be in the wilderness because of lack of technology and beta, and there were probably fewer people deep in the backcountry.
 

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This is inspiring me to either hike or get some jorts.
You don't get jorts you make them. Jeans with blownout knees and a knife that's it. :lol:
I'll go with 1979.
 

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I'm gonna go with 1974.

Did you find the Sipapu? My anthro class said the Hopi believed it was along the LCR.
 
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DrNed

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I’ve come back a few times anxiously waiting to see what year it was . . . I’ll go with ‘84.
Back in the day we didn’t call them jorts, they were “cut offs”, (at least in the Midwest)
which in my opinion is a way cooler name. Jorts just sounds too millennial for my taste.;)
 
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