eeeeeewwwwww!! Maybe more like 30". Snakes really give me the creeps. I saw one of those slithering devil creatures today as well.Ran into this little guy (about 1ft) at Granite Bay today, so heads up folks. Used to freak out when I ran into them, not so much any more.
On the plus side I ran into some poison oak today and have yet to break out, maybe getting lucky and developing some resistance:thumbsup:
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Where were you riding today? and... 3 days, man thought I was out of woods, now my damn phantom itching is starting LOLeeeeeewwwwww!! Maybe more like 30". Snakes really give me the creeps. I saw one of those slithering devil creatures today as well.
And as for the poison oak... give it 3days before making any comments one way or the other. I wish you the best, that sh!t is sneaky.
I notice it after 1.5-2 days, but I've had it multiple times a years for the last 12+ years. The real unmistakable itching and rash usually shows up at day 3. One good test is to run the area you think you may have it under hot water. If you start itching under the water.....panic.Where were you riding today? and... 3 days, man thought I was out of woods, now my damn phantom itching is starting LOL
Try a really really hot shower. You're in for a treat.Once the itching starts, I actually get about 5 hours relief from using a blow dryer on my poison oak rashes. It feels awesome for a few seconds (like really weird kinda good ) Then it cools down and stops itching for 4-6 hours.
O.P. I was riding in JMP when I saw the snake.
The heat of the blow dryer on high, focussed about 3" away until just before it melts the skin beats the snot out of the high heat from the shower..... just saying. My wife says i'm cheating on her with her 1400watt Hot Tools Professional dryer.:thumbsup:Try a really really hot shower. You're in for a treat.
Maybe initially, but you can get desensitized. After hiking/running through it A LOT for a few decades, I haven't gotten it in a about 2 decades (although, no, I won't take the "Lick It" dare)....as far as PO the more you get it, the more susceptible you are.
That's what this guy saidRattlesnakes are wonderful, as are all snakes. Anyone here who is afraid of snakes, come ride with me. I will gently capture any snake we encounter and you will see that they are really cool animals. My rule for this is that you have to touch it before I release it though...