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Kywilderness.com Discussion => Red River Gorge => Topic started by: RoJoYo on October 16, 2002, 11:42:17 PM

Title: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: RoJoYo on October 16, 2002, 11:42:17 PM
I've made it to the base...via Sheltowee from the parking lot.  Thinking of trying to come in the other way from the Bison Way trailhead.  Any thoughts?
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: timbros on October 17, 2002, 02:01:54 AM
Doable but closed.
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: Arthur on October 17, 2002, 10:08:38 PM
Anyone ever notice what was wrong with the picture of cloudsplitter in the photo gallery?  Its pretty darn funny.
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: timbros on October 17, 2002, 10:42:53 PM
http://www.kywilderness.com/akguide/pics/cloudsplitter.jpg

Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: js on October 18, 2002, 12:43:37 AM
hmmmmmmmm... I think I know...
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: js on October 18, 2002, 12:55:11 AM
Speaking of Cloudsplitter, check this out

http://members.tripod.com/~jeffholland/feral.html

It's towards the bottom of the page.  Quite hilarious.

Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: timbros on October 18, 2002, 12:57:33 PM
That's a HOOT!
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: Cliftyman on October 18, 2002, 03:21:22 PM
Wow!  Do you think all that crap is true?


BTW what is wrong with Cloudsplitter in that pic, is the feral human in it somewhere or something!
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: brownsr2 on October 18, 2002, 04:19:18 PM
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Wow!  Do you think all that crap is true?

BTW what is wrong with Cloudsplitter in that pic, is the feral human in it somewhere or something!


Ditto.  I don't see it either.  I think I might not be as dirty minded as I thought I was.  ;)
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: js on October 18, 2002, 07:33:09 PM
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Wow!  Do you think all that crap is true?


Well, considering the number of people that visit the Gorge every year, and the particular volume that travel to Cloudsplitter, somehow I doubt it.   ;)

The idea of a hippie gone insane is simply preposterous.  At the worst it could only be a bad acid trip.   ;D :P
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: JB on October 31, 2002, 12:42:41 PM
Shew, I'm glad you didn't elaborate on "the cloudsplitter incedent" Arthur.  The folks here might have lost all respect for us (not that they currently have much). ;-)

I think the feral human story relates back to an old friend of the kywilderness forums... The Mayor - Read all about it here:

http://www.kywilderness.com/ubb/Forum8/HTML/000018.html
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: Steve on October 31, 2002, 06:43:55 PM
HA!  That looks more like Jewel Pinacle than Cloudsplitter.

Back in '99 some guys here did a story on 'bigfoot'.  They caught up with the guy who supposedly saw a feral human of somesort in the Gorge.  Great story for sure.  
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: wornoutboots on November 04, 2002, 11:39:47 AM
My guess is that somehow Big Foot snuck into the pix.  you can never get a good shot of him......or her?
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: quietone on November 09, 2002, 08:06:01 PM
This might sound really silly but have any of you heard of the Rainbow People? A hippie group that used to come to the Gorge ever year.
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: timbros on November 10, 2002, 12:02:11 AM
Yeah.  That reminds me of a saying my grandma used to say......."My oh my the things I see when I don't have a shotgun."
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: js on November 10, 2002, 05:51:41 PM
 ;D ;D

How very true.  I was planning on taking my young cousin and a buddy of mine backpacking yesterday, but we got to the Gorge and the whole place was packed.  Even the spot by the concrete bridge that leads into the Clifty Wilderness.  

Getting to my point, however, there was a guy parked along the road just down from Angel Windows in hunting gear loading a rifle.  I can only assume he'd decided to do some poaching on forest land.  I went on, because I was unarmed except for my knife that I carry, and he was loading a rather large rifle.  So we made a quick stop at the Gladie site and told the ranger there what we had seen.  I hope they busted his ass.  
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: quietone on November 10, 2002, 07:45:24 PM
I just got back from the Gorge. We stopped at the bridge where Red River Outdoors puts their canoes in. Anyway there were alot of Park Rangers there and a K-9 unit to. One of the Rangers said that some guy from Indiana had fell and broke his leg right above the ankle, ouch!!!!!
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: js on November 10, 2002, 10:40:34 PM
wuss. ;)
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: treehugger on November 11, 2002, 02:10:19 AM
I hiked around Double Arches today. It was beautiful outside. There is still quite a bit of color at the Gorge. There were quite a few people out, but it wasn't too bad. Hearing shots fired in the distance was really bothersome though.
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: timbros on November 12, 2002, 02:35:23 PM
JS,

2002-03 Kentucky Hunting Seasons
DEER - Modern Gun November 9-18, 2002, Zones 3, 4
DBNF, Clifty Wilderness and as I understand it the Gorge all permit hunting.

If you don't like hunters click on the link below to plan your outdoor activities appropriately...

http://www.kdfwr.state.ky.us/pdf/kyhunt02.pdf


Wear your blaze orange
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: I.B.ME on November 12, 2002, 05:32:45 PM
We took a church group to Cumberland falls over the weekend.  If you want to stay away from hunters that area is a wildlife refuge and thus does not allow hunting.  Day hikes are plenty but I don't think camping is allowed inside the refuge.
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: js on November 12, 2002, 08:08:21 PM
I didn't think hunting was legal in the Gorge.  I didn't know that hunting was legal on any government land.  I guess the ranger thought that I was an idiot.  Just one more to add to the long list...

which I suppose includes everybody around here too...
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: Cliftyman on November 12, 2002, 08:31:00 PM
Yep huntings legal on most federal lands with permit from the park service.  Somebody has to keep the population down, cause the hunters of yesterday decided they would kill all the predators.  I didn't do my part this weekend but I hope to do a service to the environment this weekend.  

ummmmmm venisonlicious!!!!!!!
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: js on November 12, 2002, 11:41:59 PM
Learn something new every day...

Which usually means that I forget what I learned the day before. :)

I will second that alicious, however.  I quit hunting some years ago, mostly because I'm a lousy shot, but I do so love deer meat.  

I've no problem with hunters, as long as they don't go trashing up the place.  I just honestly didn't think you could hunt on federal land.  Unfortunately, most hunters around here chuck beer cans and empty shell casings everywhere they go, and they ride around on 4wheelers and shoot at anything that appears even remotely alive.  
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: Cliftyman on November 13, 2002, 01:36:13 AM
Yeah theres trash everywhere, and not just the inanimate kind!  I try not to hunt for the sport but to keep the population healthy and to eat!  Every now and then I dream of a big set of antlers though.....
Title: Re: Cloudsplitter?
Post by: js on November 14, 2002, 02:05:10 AM
I never did hunt for the sport.  I never killed anything that I didn't eat.  

Not to bash anybody for that, because a big ole rack looks nice above a fireplace, but I cared more about the meat.  We don't have a fireplace. :'(