Travel Blogs from Bull Shoals
... II mid (pair) - 28oz (not included in pack weight)
-Pants- Mt Hardware - 8oz (not included in pack weight)
-Shirt *base*- Patagonia - 1oz (not included in pack weight)
-Shirt *longsleeve mid*-Eddie Bauer Fleece - 4oz
-Jacket *external*- Arcteryx Hyllus Hoody - 21 oz
-Socks- OmniWool Med. 3 pair - 9 oz
Total - 3lb 1oz
**Cookware and Stove**
-Pot- MSR Titan Kettle - ...
... stopped Crowley's Ridge Nature Center only to find out they were closed on Mondays. So back on the road we were. We stopped for gas in the town of Harrisburg. Shane got a baskin robins and a got a little sweet treat for myself too. Then we stopped at Lake Poinsett State Park, originally we planned to stay there for the night, but since it was so early in the day we decided to continue down the road. But, not before we found ...
We get up early and head toward the stream about 7:30. Fortunately no one is at our favorite spot yet so we have it all to ourselves. I catch another 3 fish, Ron lands 4, I think, and Ray gets the most as usual. I'm starting to lose count. After a couple of hours we head back to the lodge for a huge breakfast which will last us til dinner time. (Alas, Toby is not allowed in ...
Bob & Marcia took us on a tour of Mountain Home and we ended up at Bull Shoals Dam - a dam on the White River built by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1951. The purpose of the dam was to prevent flooding and generate electricity. Pretty impressive! We watched a short film about the dam and toured the Visitor's Center. Very interesting.
Guess what? They had a gift shop there too! Jens ...
... chastised for being noisy. The one thing I remember about my cousin Bob is that when he gave you a certain look, you knew to run as far and as fast as you could. We didn't stick around to feel the consequences of "the Bobby look." He and my brother Gary used to terrorize us girl cousins a bit but we knew they loved us. At least, I think so.
We listened to the Million Dollar Quartet cd on the drive to Mountain Home. What an ...