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Found this deep in the woods of the Adirondacks. Looks like some old wood burning stove. There were several more pieces of it laying around. Out in the middle of nowhere!

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Always wondered how whoever drove the thing up there got back out.


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I love to take pics of weird stuff along the trail!  You tend to find lots of it along the PCT:

An old horse saddle:


Helium balloon stuck to a tree:


Old radial engined airplane wreck:


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Didn't expect to see a llama in the wilds of Colorado...



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I'm seeing more and more solar panels out in the middle of nowhere.These are in Sunnyside Canyon in the Huachuca Mountains of southern Arizona.


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I love to take pics of weird stuff along the trail!  You tend to find lots of it along the PCT:

Helium balloon stuck to a tree:

Those balloons are way too common. This was in the Gila Wilderness.


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Happy Birthday!...helium balloon, check.
From back in one of the finger canyons at Kolob:


This was from the next week at a TH parking lot at Cheaha in Alabama. Turned out to be a Buff. Only one I've found, only one I've lost :(
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This one gets me everytime:


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Well, flammable gas at least.   :;):

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Along the "Kek" trail in the BWCA. Actually maybe it DOES belong there... you decide.
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Cool. Where was that?

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Cool. Where was that?

south Yosemite near Givens Lake last May.

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The old engine in this was used to pull small ore cars up a steep mine shaft in the Huachuca Mountains.


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Not exactly a "doesn't belong here" photo (like others on the thread), but thought others might find it interesting. Bushwhacking to a trail-less Alpine lake and found this along a drainage several miles from the lake... I believe Ranger Sven might enjoy it!

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Found these live rounds in a fire pit at a campsite on the Florida Trail. Fortunately I noticed them before I started the fire.

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Along the AT in Tennessee -- which is a foot traffic only trail. No mountain bikes allowed.

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Tucked in the woods along the Gulf of Alaska shoreline, near Yakutat.



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Carson-Iceberg Wilderness:



Emigrant Wilderness:



And Yosemite, near Hetch-hetchy:



The last two are remnants from hydro projects from a hundred years ago or so...


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Found this deep in the woods of the Adirondacks. Looks like some old wood burning stove. There were several more pieces of it laying around. Out in the middle of nowhere!

Old logging camp. I've come across several while bushwhacking in the Adks. If you're interested in actually trying to find them (as opposed to just stumbling across them), look at some old topo maps:

http://docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/NewYorkList.htm


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Perhaps if they would have changed their oil more often, they would not have needed to bring a spare motor.
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I wish I had a photo of the logging skidder that was wedged between trees on an impossibly steep slope. The slope was difficult to walk down, let alone drive down in a piece of heavy machinery. Whoever was  driving that thing was certainly a Grade-A moron. Maybe if I have time this weekend I'll try to find it and take a photo.

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We find mylar balloons almost everytime we hike in the mountains and desert wilerness.  I hate those things, so unslightly - I will never buy one!

We've come across old cars and mining equipment a lot - before areas were protected folks were certainly exploring them.


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south Yosemite near Givens Lake last May.

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Wow. That is wild.

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Perhaps if they would have changed their oil more often, they would not have needed to bring a spare motor.

Yeah--they should have kept their fenders inflated, too.

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The summit of Apple Orchard Mountain on the Appalachian Trail in VA.



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Saw this when hiking into Mayflower Gulch (Colorado)...



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