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  1. There is a trail that goes from our land down to...

    There is a trail that goes from our land down to wellington park on newfound lake. We hear it is between 8 and 12 miles, but we have not yet hiked it ourselves. That would be an adventure. There...
  2. I'm getting excited about this hang. I picked...

    I'm getting excited about this hang.

    I picked up a knot tying game to keep us busy.
  3. Spreadsheet is view only.

    Spreadsheet is view only.
  4. The land has been woefully bereft of hammocks...

    The land has been woefully bereft of hammocks lately. Our trees are lonely and I think the bears are a little bored. Flinn was just asking why we never let him eat pounds of cinnamon and sugar with...
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    Nice! When do we start planning the snowshoe...

    Nice! When do we start planning the snowshoe adventure?
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    Im good. We got way too much Chinese food. Fire...

    Im good. We got way too much Chinese food. Fire is hot, hurry back
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    Dont know if you guys will see this, but my plans...

    Dont know if you guys will see this, but my plans kind of cratored tonight, so i won't be up until tomorrow. I'll shoot for before you get back from hiking.
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    So I can't get up there until maybe 10 tonight. ...

    So I can't get up there until maybe 10 tonight. If someone connects the batteries on the camper the cell booster should work. Just look in the cabinet under the tounge of the camper and turb the...
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    What is it with you guys and bacon?

    What is it with you guys and bacon?
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    I would just call the lodge. Tom is the guy in...

    I would just call the lodge. Tom is the guy in charge and he should know the Lebsacks land over by the back 80 loop. It has been a while since I've done that, .
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    I will definitely be there for some of this, but...

    I will definitely be there for some of this, but I am still working out what is going on with the kids. ASAP I will let you know my schedule. I would love to make it on the cardigan hike and a...
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    Rain and freezing rain. Sounds like we may need...

    Rain and freezing rain. Sounds like we may need to kick back in the camper and eat and drink for a while....and I'm ok with that.
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    We were made for each other. :)

    We were made for each other. :)
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    Did i ever finish that story? At the same time,...

    Did i ever finish that story? At the same time, eliot dropped his off a cliff.
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    That sounds like fun. They do need plenty of...

    That sounds like fun. They do need plenty of warning so they have enough food.

    There is a great ridge to camp on on the other side from the shelter you saw. More virgin forest and granite...
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    I'm in for at least some of it.

    I'm in for at least some of it.
  17. Eliot is one L one T. He hates to waste letters....

    Eliot is one L one T. He hates to waste letters.

    One puppy is still available for sale. I have a family deciding tonight if they are taking the male or female (very tiny chance they will want...
  18. The Beech forest has always reminded me of...

    The Beech forest has always reminded me of mallorn trees. Would that make me Galadriel? I could live with that.
  19. LOL, no. We still are unbelievably lame and...

    LOL, no. We still are unbelievably lame and refer to it as "the property" . Cant get a good name to stick. We are also trying to name the puppy we are keeping. He better not end up being "the...
  20. That was fantastic guys! Eliot and I are so...

    That was fantastic guys! Eliot and I are so lucky and humbled to be able to host something like this.
    I will post more after I pass out from exhaustion now :)
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    Wheeeeeee!! Fun is being had by all....

    Wheeeeeee!! Fun is being had by all....
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    Maybe 4:00

    Maybe 4:00
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    I am heading out in 30 min. Should be there 3:00...

    I am heading out in 30 min. Should be there 3:00 or so.
    603 727 4329 if anyone needs me.
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    We will crank up the heat and have the camper...

    We will crank up the heat and have the camper warm if anyone needs a breather from roughing it.
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    95529 95530 Yes, the Logging road up was well...

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    Yes, the Logging road up was well done and is rocky, but not loamy. it doesn't get slippery or boggy when wet. There will be a couple large puddles to try to miss right near the...
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    https://maps.google.com/maps/u/0/ms?msid=208081568...

    https://maps.google.com/maps/u/0/ms?msid=208081568329509257364.0004ae1e7714e15acd560&msa=0&dg=feature

    Here is the text from that map in case you dont see it:


    Directions to Alexandria Land...
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    For everyone who gets there before me, DO NOT...

    For everyone who gets there before me, DO NOT drive down past the yellow chain. You will get stuck and we dont want to rutt the path.
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    Bring water is what i would recomend, the stream...

    Bring water is what i would recomend, the stream will be silty if it is running really high, although at this point you could just look up with your mouth open.
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    Our family will be six , but sleeping in the...

    Our family will be six , but sleeping in the camper.
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    So I can't get up there until about 2 on friday....

    So I can't get up there until about 2 on friday. Is anyone ariving before that? Do i need to post better directions? I forget what I posted so far.

    Please dont bring wood. Dont want any new...
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    Just dont plan on the holt trail down. It is too...

    Just dont plan on the holt trail down. It is too steep to go down even when it isnt wet.
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    Yes, the only animal problem we have had up there...

    Yes, the only animal problem we have had up there is an occasional mouse and they dont eat much. The rest of the animals just trot by and look pretty so far.

    I will be bringing three very young...
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    I dont think a raffle has been organized by...

    I dont think a raffle has been organized by anyone formally. That was too much for me to take on, but i would be happy to swing by sams and get tickets if we want to do it.

    A couple of people...
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    My daughter could use a lesson on sharpening her...

    My daughter could use a lesson on sharpening her kbar.
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    my philosophy with car camping is bring it all in...

    my philosophy with car camping is bring it all in the car and only use what you need.


    As far as an activity schedule, I wouldnt know where to start, maybe just a list of possibilities? Here's a...
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    I'm always up for pumpkin carving if for nothing...

    I'm always up for pumpkin carving if for nothing else but the pumpkin seeds.
    There are so many things we would like to do at this hang I feel like I should post a schedule or we won't get it all...
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    Well, that sounds moist.

    Well, that sounds moist.
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    Bummer Skypainter. We will have to skype you for...

    Bummer Skypainter. We will have to skype you for when we break out the skydiving stories.

    Alcohol is no problem, just please no drinking and driving and don't drink so much you cant find your...
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    Im bad estimating distance, maybe 200 yards...

    Im bad estimating distance, maybe 200 yards downhill to the camper? We have a wheelbarrow if that helps.

    There are no lights, so if you are getting there after dark, keep in mind that you will...
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    We can find a place for a tent. I dont guarantee...

    We can find a place for a tent. I dont guarantee level ground, but we will work something out.
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    You guys crack me up. A prius made it up no...

    You guys crack me up.

    A prius made it up no problems a couple of months ago. Worst case, you park at the road and hike the mile in and someone will drive you back to get your gear.
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    Newbies are the best kind :) Everyone is...

    Newbies are the best kind :)

    Everyone is welcome. (It is Alexandria, not Alexander though. A few people have made that mistake and their googles couldnt find it)

    In case anyone wants to...
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    Ya, we have a small open area around the camper...

    Ya, we have a small open area around the camper and a wide granite area just past this by the water. I think it will be large enough to handle everyone. If we want a bigger spot for something like...
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    The logging road is in very good shape right now....

    The logging road is in very good shape right now. That scary bridge has been repaired. Our friend's prius made it up there a couple weeks ago. (Not that I would have recomended that car to try...
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    The bear was shot by hunters in the area when I...

    The bear was shot by hunters in the area when I was up there by myself. There is no hunting involved in the hang, but the land is not posted "no hunting"
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    I would plan for a low of 30 and go from there...

    I would plan for a low of 30 and go from there with the weather report closer to the date. Expect it to be around 10 degrees colder than the forcast for the surrounding area because of the stream...
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    I have no idea if I will be able to come up early...

    I have no idea if I will be able to come up early or not, but I don't really need to be there. People are welcome to stay longer before and after the official hang. Just of course take care of your...
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    I would love to bring up our scope and have you...

    I would love to bring up our scope and have you take a look at it. I really havent used it much and could use some edumacating. It has a go to and is good enough to resolve things like the whirlpool...
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    You are asking about hiking in from the lodge? It...

    You are asking about hiking in from the lodge? It is 1.6 miles, a gentle up and down, very easy, but the trail may be a little washed out from summer storms. There are two stream crossings with no...
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    And anyone not comfortable peeing in the woods is...

    And anyone not comfortable peeing in the woods is welcome to just use the toilet for that too. Just use enough kitty litter to absorb the liquid. Don't let that stop you from joining us.
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