I'm gonna buy up all the mountain pies before you get there, Hickery!
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I'm gonna buy up all the mountain pies before you get there, Hickery!
Have a wonderful time up there TZ. We'll miss you.
Congrats Chris. Good looking rig. So much fun ahead!
+1 on testing in the backyard. You have gear that will probably do just fine, especially if you use the Downmat. However, I'd try it without when you test though; a lot more comfortable. One...
Hey Mike, looking forward to getting out whenever we get rescheduled. Thanks for working to get AGO back together. See ya soon my friend.
Always good to be outside in the piney. Sure enjoyed the time with you all. What an outstanding day for a winter hike! Rob, nice to see you again. Ironlung, very good to meet you. Anytime this old...
Beautiful evening. Knightranger, Roblandon, Ironlungs, and I having a great campfire. Supper was German hot dogs and Moonshine Mustard with some brownie cookies for dessert.
Mountnman, Hammike, and...
Thanks Rob! See ya there.
Looking forward to seeing you all again. Hope to be there and get set up before dark. Anyone bringing an ax to make kindling? Campfire's gonna feel good!
Hope to see you there. Fri night/Sat day looking to be good days.
Hey Knightranger, do we know when everyone is coming?
Knightranger, thanks for getting this hang together!
With all the interesting winter weather we've been having, here's a look at the long range forecast for the hang weekend. Looks pretty tame....
Lovin' all the pics. That's some beautiful country. I need to get up that way for some REAL snow. Congrats on the new low!
Can't hear it over MMan's snoring....er was it the beans!
I have it on my calendar, Tim. Looking forward to seeing everyone.
Welcome from a fellow Buckeye. Hope you can join us in March at Zaleski. The Ohio gang is a great group.
Got it on my calendar Brother Jeffrey. Glad to see AGO is back. It'll be good to see everyone again.
Count me in Hammike. Been a long time since we got together. Rob, would be good to see you again. Hope it works out for a lot of folks to be there.
Big winds had the crew graduate as TarpMasters by the end of the weekend. Pretty ingenious folks. If you're ever here in the states, we'd love to share a hang with you! (I enjoyed the pics in your...
It's official then. Jan 22-24, 2016 for the 10th Annual MR Winter Hang. Already looking forward to it everyone.
This year there was no conflict with the Fla Hang. Want to go with the 22-24?
Exceptional Maz! You captured the essence of the MR Hang. You have a real talent there. I sure enjoyed our walk in the high country. Usually it's immenseness and glory can't completely be felt by the...
Gray Jay and I still on our way back to Ohio along with Mountnman, Hammike, and Nightranger. We all had a ball visiting with everyone. The hike up to Wilburn Ridge was spectacular with it's 60 mile...
I started a new thread under trip reports. Can't wait to see all of your pictures and videos. Thank you to everyone who came. Real mountain brothers and sisters!
This starts the trip reports for the Mt. Rogers Winter Hang. Please use this thread to post. We love pictures and videos!
Thanks Marci. We really appreciate all the help. An up to the minute forecast is important to know. We're almost to Marion at the moment. See you all soon.
We're loaded up and rolling down the road with a 5:15 AM start. Nightranger, Hammike, Mountnman, and I hope to be at the backpackers lot, ready to hit the trail by 1pm. The Professor and Maztrain...
Usually there are several propane camp stoves. We all share and get it done. A lot of times I'll build a tripod for over the fire. I'll hang my big bean pot on it. If your pot had a bail and you...
You're right, Tim. If anyone can bring paper plates, bowls, etc that would be great. We all have our backpacking gear, but an AYCE like this works better with a big plate.
Just a thought everyone, it's a good idea to top off your gas tank before you come to the campground. You never know when you might need to take refuge and run the car a while to keep warm. (It...
Hey Maz, we plan to be at the backpacker's parking lot by about 1, get our gear on, and hit the trail not later than 2...preferably earlier. That work for you?
Time to finish packing tonight. We need an early departure from Ohio in the morning if we want to get to Thomas Knob for an overnighter. Thursday's weather should give us a small window to visit the...
Fall Festival is nearly the perfect time of year in the Highlands. Gorgeous fall colors and the weather is very comfortable. It's a nice close to the summer season and a sneak peak at fall.
Our prayers are with your mom, Rockdawg. They do miraculous things these days. Take care and we'll see you next time.
You were pretty furry at the Fall Festival! Can't wait to see how you look now. At least you'll be ready for the snow!
With some luck we could be in for a real snow show! The chance is at least there. For fellow weather buffs, this is from the NOAA link Marci provided. It references the big storm we had at our hang...
Hi Deb, sounds like you all had a good time down in Fla. How did Sam do while you were gone? Bet she's happy to see you.
Sure glad you can join us this weekend. Wouldn't be the same without ya!...
Hi Marci, kudos to you all who support the park for everyone, including us weekend warriors. We look forward to coming up to enjoy what you see all the time. I know it's got to be a challenge when it...
Hi Maz, we plan an overnighter. Right now it looks like a go but will be dependent on the weather and if all are confident in their skills. Looks like the clipper will arrive later on Friday, but...
The weather forecast is changing dramatically. Be prepared for some Friday rain turning to snow. Only small amounts are predicted, but the mountains can make their own weather. Guess everyone doing...
Hey Litefoot! Glad you can come. Looks like we'll be getting at least a little snow. 2 years ago was a doozie! Looking forward to seeing you again.
Thanks for bringing the extra chairs, Clay. Dimjim, we can heat water in your pot to use for Nalgene bottles in the hammocks and whatever anyone else needs. We appreciate all of your help!
Glad to hear you're both coming dimjim! We will have 2 large double burner propane stoves. Your SS pot will work fine on those. I'll look for an extra chair. Hopefully there will be someone who sees...
No worries. We're here to help. See you there!
Hi Clay, most info you'll need is in the intro by Happy Camper. It's an enjoyable read and be sure to click on the links.
We meet back at the campgrounds; no need to stop by the rangers place....
Aw, sorry to hear Tim. We understand but will certainly miss you. Please tell James hello and enjoy your weekend! Cya next time.
Ron, I hope you can make it. It is a bit of a journey, but the peace of being outdoors is without equal. Looking forward to it!
Here we are just a few days away! The forecast is beginning to cement itself. Mother Nature says:
Thurs- 34/23 Clouds early, more sun late. Winds WNW 5-10. Lighter winds at night. Good,...
Clay, the goulash sounds good! Looking forward to it!
It'll be good to see you again Wraith. Looks like the weather may be gentle on us this year.....THINK SNOW!