Brins Mesa Splattski !

My dear wife (with the dark complexion on left) managed to pry me off the computer today. We hiked the Cibola Pass Trail to the Brins Mesa TH, then continued another 3 miles to the top of Brins Mesa.

After Steve bribed me with a wide variety of pizza and burgers, I decided to post my first "Splattski" photo.

It was really quite easy to snap this Splattski, as the weather was
cooperating with zero wind. Think it got up to 75-degrees in Sedona.

My wife and I still claim to be "Splattski beginners," but with a little more encouragement and bribes of pizza and burgers, I could really get used to this type of activity.

Yes, that's 7,122' Wilson Mountain in the background over my baseball cap.

Wonder if there's such thing as a "Splattski Burger???" Hmmmmm ...

November 19, 2009


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sassyplatt - Nov 19, 2009 11:39 pm - Voted 10/10

Happy hikers

Beautiful mountains you have there! And I think a "Splattski burger" may actually be a burrito.


lcarreau - Nov 20, 2009 8:37 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Happy hikers...

For crying out loud ...

You just made me hungry for Mexican !!!


Deltaoperator17 - Nov 20, 2009 11:39 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Happy hikers

Ha Ha, from Hailey, the breakfast burrito so big you need a 45 liter backpack to carry it!


lcarreau - Nov 20, 2009 8:23 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Happy hikers...

Please tell Hailey if the gigantic burrito
comes with "Gringo Bandito Red Hot Habanero
," then it's definitely a deal !!!


Deltaoperator17 - Nov 20, 2009 8:36 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Happy hikers...

Hailey Coffee house, you know Hailey (Sun Valley Area). LOVE HABANERO!!!!!


lcarreau - Nov 20, 2009 8:52 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Happy hikers...

You're kidding! Hailey's in Idaho?

For a minute there, thought that Hailey might
be your ex-wife or something. Sorry 'bout that.

The Levitator

The Levitator - Nov 20, 2009 12:30 am - Voted 10/10

Hey Larry

You two look great together and congrats on taking your first "Splattski" photo! I'm sure this will be going on the Mountains of Smiles Album? :)


lcarreau - Nov 20, 2009 8:36 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Hey Larry...

Thank you. master of all Cougars!


lcarreau - Nov 20, 2009 8:34 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Two words

He, he ... in high school I was the King of

Then I got older, and had to work for a living!
: )))


Dean - Nov 20, 2009 9:09 am - Voted 10/10


the real Larry at last. I expected to see a "Home Depot Paint section" hat logo on your hat. I might title this "The Cute Splattski" and place this one also in the "smiles" album.


lcarreau - Nov 20, 2009 10:47 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Aha...

Ha ha - I was faced with the dilemma of
having to choose from a variety of hats for
my initial Splattski shot.

So many hats ... so little time !!! : ))


Dean - Nov 20, 2009 10:49 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Aha...

I understand the dilemna, I always have to figure out what orange hat to wear. It is a real trial. BTW, you should attach this to the Splattski album.


lcarreau - Nov 20, 2009 7:49 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Aha...

Consider it done!


Deltaoperator17 - Nov 20, 2009 11:42 am - Voted 10/10

Well now...

Finally a current photo of the most popular LC. What a handsome duck! What a great smile your wife has!!!:-)

Welcome to the most recent fun we are having with the "Splattski Album"

Good pic, very good firs splattski style photo.

Come up north and hike in some snow. Standing offer.


lcarreau - Nov 20, 2009 8:01 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Well now...

Geez, Steve ... you make it sound like I just
won the lottery or something.

Actually, I consider myself very fortunate to
contribute to such a FUN site as Summitpost.

Sorry, but your offer is going to have to
stand longer ... you're talking to a couple
of "working stiffs" who get very little time
(off) to enjoy the luxuries of Idaho!

One of the (many) reasons I married my wife
was because of her smile, and she somehow
manages to keep it on her face through the
thick and thin ... the THICK being all those times when I spent way too many hours on this computing gadget in front of me here.

Thanks for including us on your album !!!


icypeak - Nov 20, 2009 7:25 pm - Voted 10/10

Beautiful photo..

..Larry and your wife is very lovely. Although, I imgine the poor woman is simply exhausted from just trying to keep you fed!


lcarreau - Nov 20, 2009 8:09 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful photo..

Ha, ha ... I could never say enough about her.
She really seems to understand my love for

'MOUNTAINS of FOOD,' that is !!! : )))))

Thanks, Sylva!


Mlasky - Nov 22, 2009 10:51 pm - Voted 10/10


for the addition to the album...wonderful! I'm gonna stay outta the whole burger/burrito thread....


lcarreau - Nov 22, 2009 11:07 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Thanks

You're very smart and very welcome !!!

But ... what's your name ???

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