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  1. I know I've been completely non-existent for the...

    I know I've been completely non-existent for the past year, and I'd love the opportunity to get out, but I'm taking care of my wife for the foreseeable future until she receives her transplant, is...
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    Sorry guys, I'm on call for work, and we have...

    Sorry guys, I'm on call for work, and we have closing on the house we're selling in Canton.

    I've been pretty non-existent lately, but I'll be back out in a month or so...too much stuff going on...
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    I'm out for anything except this weekend. I'm...

    I'm out for anything except this weekend. I'm on-call for work next weekend, and I'll be in Maine on vacation the 21st through the 29th.

    If it happens to be Mohican this weekend (I know it's a...
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    Re: MAY Ohio Hang 2013

    Cool. I'll be out there in the morning.
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    Re: MAY Ohio Hang 2013

    So, since it looks like I'll be going out Saturday, I'm going to try for site 2.

    However, if it's already taken, I'll look at site 1, then 3. Since they are all beside the creek, water isn't a...
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    Re: MAY Ohio Hang 2013

    It's supposed to be beautiful weather all weekend.

    So, am I going to be the only one on Friday? If so, I'll just wait until Saturday morning to go out.
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    Re: MAY Ohio Hang 2013

    Nope, I am still planning on coming out for both nights. I'll be a late arrival on Friday.
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    Luke and I hit site 1 last night with the family....

    Luke and I hit site 1 last night with the family. We spent about 2 hours harvesting crawfish, got about a dozen, and had a nice little snack. My daughter has officially tracked, caught, got pinched...
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    Re: MAY Ohio Hang 2013

    I'm going to try to make it as well. Just let me know the site you end up at, and I'll night hike it in.
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    Re: Another Ohio Hang for April?

    Sorry to hear. Give Becca (sp) our thoughts.

    Hope to see you in May.
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    Re: Another Ohio Hang for April?

    Well cool. Hope to have some company tomorrow night. I can shuttle you back to big four road Sunday morning.
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    Re: Another Ohio Hang for April?

    I will probably be leaving my house around 9:30 or so tomorrow, since I like an early start. I'll probably take the "long way" to site H.

    It'll be a lazy day for me on Saturday, so who knows what...
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    You're kind of doing the opposite of my plans. ...

    You're kind of doing the opposite of my plans. I'm heading for Site H tomorrow night, and will be at site C on Saturday night, as that seems to be where the majority of people are planning to meet....
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    Re: Another Ohio Hang for April?

    I want to do Shawnee, but with it being so far away, I might as well go to Dolly Sods. If we get a group together, I'm up for it this summer.

    So, what sites and which days? C was my plan for...
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    Yep. I'm doing a two nighter at two different...

    Yep. I'm doing a two nighter at two different sites. Probably D or H on Friday night, and site C on Saturday, which will make it a quick stroll back to the car Sunday morning. I want to get some...
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    Re: Ohio Hang 3/29-31

    3 is just across the creek, but it is set back into the hemlocks about 30 yards, so you have to cross before you see it if you are coming from the bridle parking lot. It'll be on your left if coming...
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    Re: Ohio Hang 3/29-31

    Yep, twas I. I used my DIY stretch side hammock, and my wife's 20* phoenix and stayed toasty, but I sleep hot anyway. It got down to 25* according to my thermometer.

    We'll have to get out again...
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    Re: Ohio Hang 3/29-31

    Heck, I was just downstream from you at site 3. I found that there is a back way into sites 1 - 3 from the south. If you look at the map, there's a parking area on county road 3286. No need to cross...
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    I can't make it next weekend, as I'm on-call for...

    I can't make it next weekend, as I'm on-call for work, but I'd planned on going out to Mohican tomorrow afternoon just for a quick overnight.

    I'm going to check out sites 1 - 3 again, but if the...
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    Just got here. Parking is almost completely full....

    Just got here. Parking is almost completely full. There is one tiny spot in the corner of the upper lot and maybe 3 at the lower lot, but for trucks. I'm parking at the lower lot. Feel free to block...
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    Leaving work here in about 15 minutes. Just have...

    Leaving work here in about 15 minutes. Just have to swing home, grab my pulk, and I'll be on my way!
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    I'm bringing a griddle this time for the...

    I'm bringing a griddle this time for the Scrapple. Should be able to churn it out a lot quicker than I did at Grayson Highlands.

    Snow's a pouring here in Canton. Can't wait!
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    Semper Fi, Mule. I'm still planning on going. ...

    Semper Fi, Mule.

    I'm still planning on going. Site 10, and should be there around 7:30 or so. If anyone is up for it, I'd like to explore some of the other park-n-pack sites on Saturday as a day...
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    I'm bringing more Scrapple. Site 10 it is.

    I'm bringing more Scrapple. Site 10 it is.
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    I posted on BCUSA in their planning thread....

    I posted on BCUSA in their planning thread. Letting them know about the parking situation, and that we are looking at site 10. It looks like they already have people there, or at least very close. ...
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    I'll be coming in at night, so at best, I'll...

    I'll be coming in at night, so at best, I'll probably be parking at the bottom of the hill. It'll just be me. I'll have the truck, so I can shuttle people as needed once I am set up.

    We...
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    I'm up for either, but I will be night hiking in....

    I'm up for either, but I will be night hiking in.

    Is 10 easy to find at night (I assume it is at the end of the main trail)?
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    Yep, Loudonville is the place. 28-30 is a...

    Yep, Loudonville is the place.

    28-30 is a little much for us to cram in as well IMO. Has anyone scouted site 8? It's straight down the hill from the parking area as far as I know.
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    If it's Mohican State Forest in Ohio that you'll...

    If it's Mohican State Forest in Ohio that you'll be at, then it's the same place.

    How big is the group from BCUSA? Ohio Hangers, do we want to consider site 8 or 10 if there is going to be a...
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    Luke and I are back from Grayson Highlands. The...

    Luke and I are back from Grayson Highlands. The pulk worked swimmingly. I'm still planning on coming out on Friday evening. I haven't quite decided what I'm doing for the pot luck yet...maybe a...
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    We almost lost him. By that, I mean the Pony was...

    We almost lost him. By that, I mean the Pony was going to drag him back down to the campground. :D

    I woke up to a truck that had been partially cleaned off by a salt-craving deer overnight on...
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    Grass has got a light dusting so far at the...

    Grass has got a light dusting so far at the Ranger station looking at the web cam...another 14 inches, and I'll be happy :D
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    It's very, very close. It's snowing on Mount...

    It's very, very close. It's snowing on Mount Rogers, just not a few miles away at Grayson Highlands:
    ...
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    I'm in for Site 9. I'll bring the pie irons,...

    I'm in for Site 9. I'll bring the pie irons, pizza filling, and the pie filling just like last year. Possibly some scrapple too, if we don't eat it all at Mount Rogers :D

    I'll come in Friday...
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    Thanks Shug, we'll keep an eye on 'em. Some...

    Thanks Shug, we'll keep an eye on 'em. Some people say that when the rest of the group hits the rack, if you close your eyes and listen closely, you can hear Hickery floating from treetop to...
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    Well...that's awesome:shades: So we just tell...

    Well...that's awesome:shades: So we just tell them "we're at the group site this weekend" when we arrive at the Gatehouse on Friday (or Saturday)?

    On a side note...scrapple is officially on the...
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    So, just to jog my memory, we pay at the...

    So, just to jog my memory, we pay at the gatehouse for a pass for the weekend, correct? The group site itself is just paid for by raffle proceeds? I seem to remember getting in free for the weekend...
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    Weatherbug is forecasting another possible 6...

    Weatherbug is forecasting another possible 6 inches on Thursday for Troutdale, which is the closest town to the park as the crow flies. It's about 2000 feet lower in elevation than the campground....
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    Now the question is "will it stick around for a...

    Now the question is "will it stick around for a few days?"
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    I personally am a fan of NC style (vinegar sauce)...

    I personally am a fan of NC style (vinegar sauce) but regardless, I never turn down free meat:D

    Of course, my pulk is finished and ready to go, so we won't have any snow.

    See you guys soon,...
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    Heck, I still have to finish mine. I'm using...

    Heck, I still have to finish mine. I'm using schedule 80 pvc and an old MOLLE pack frame as a harness.

    Really hoping for some snow :D
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    Any suggested routes for a 2 - 3 hour hike on...

    Any suggested routes for a 2 - 3 hour hike on Friday, and maybe a 6 hour hike on Saturday? I was kind of looking at the rhododendron trail to the AT, AT to Seed Orchard Road and back to the...
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    So, I'd like to do a dayhike on Saturday, since...

    So, I'd like to do a dayhike on Saturday, since we didn't have a chance to at the fall festival. Are we still planning on starting the pot luck at noon? I may have to take a rain check on it if it...
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    I'm in! Got Friday off from work, so I'll be...

    I'm in! Got Friday off from work, so I'll be down there around noon or so on Friday at the group site.

    I have to figure out what I'm bringing for the potluck yet. Maybe some scrapple.
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    I'm gonna try to make it down there. I wish I...

    I'm gonna try to make it down there. I wish I could give a concrete commitment, but with it being a 6 hour drive even in summer, all bets are off. It'll be a call based on the weather forecast,...
  46. Thread: Ohio> Dec 7

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    Ugh. I'm on call for work this weekend, and I'm...

    Ugh. I'm on call for work this weekend, and I'm going too the browns- redskins game next weekend. I could only swing the 22nd-23rd, which I imagine is out for most. Looks like I'll be skunked this...
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    Lol. Well, have a good night either way bud. It...

    Lol. Well, have a good night either way bud. It was fun hanging with you, and we couldn't have had better weather. :cool:
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    Anyone else make it out there yet?

    Anyone else make it out there yet?
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    Made it to site H in about 2 hours. Looks like...

    Made it to site H in about 2 hours. Looks like I'm the first hanger here. Do I win a prize? :D
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    We'll be coming in from the trailhead up the east...

    We'll be coming in from the trailhead up the east side of the loop to H. Stepping off around noon or so. See you there, Mike.
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