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#187080 - 12/04/17 08:21 AM Another Mark Hampton Hunting Adventure!
Darrell H
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I'm posting this photo for our friend Mark Hampton. I will let him chime in with some details. That's an incredible ram Mark, congrats!

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#187082 - 12/04/17 08:33 AM Re: Another Mark Hampton Hunting Adventure! [Re: Darrell H]
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That is one beautiful animal. Congrats Mark!
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#187087 - 12/04/17 08:56 AM Re: Another Mark Hampton Hunting Adventure! [Re: REDHAWK1954]
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Thanks for posting Darrell! I was fortunate to take this Marco Polo ram in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan at 14,446 feet elevation. The H-S Precision in 270 WSM shooting Federal 130 gr. BT did the job at 135 yards. Glad to check this one off the bucket list.

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#187091 - 12/04/17 09:46 AM Re: Another Mark Hampton Hunting Adventure! [Re: Mark Hampton]
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How did you acclimate to the altitude? Any altitude sickness?

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#187092 - 12/04/17 09:51 AM Re: Another Mark Hampton Hunting Adventure! [Re: spinsail]
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I was on a regime of Diamox. Stayed in camp a couple of days to get acclimated. Altitude sickness can lead to serious problems.

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#187094 - 12/04/17 10:09 AM Re: Another Mark Hampton Hunting Adventure! [Re: Darrell H]
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Congratulations, Mark. That is one fine specimen!
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#187098 - 12/04/17 10:54 AM Re: Another Mark Hampton Hunting Adventure! [Re: s4s4u]
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Awesome!!!!!!!!
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#187101 - 12/04/17 12:02 PM Re: Another Mark Hampton Hunting Adventure! [Re: reflex264]
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another one down...how many "special" ones left??
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#187102 - 12/04/17 12:47 PM Re: Another Mark Hampton Hunting Adventure! [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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Holy Smokes that's an awesome ram! Congrats on another well earned trophy, Mark! I'm sure that's one you'll never forget.
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#187103 - 12/04/17 12:48 PM Re: Another Mark Hampton Hunting Adventure! [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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MARK: U R 1 LUCKY GUY TO HAVE THE HEALTH, KNEES, PHYSICAL ABILITY AND WILL TO DO THESE MOUNTAIN HUNTS. I HAVE A REPLACED KNEE AND A BAD KNEE, NO MOUNTAIN HUNTS FOR ME. MANY CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!
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