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    Planning Western NY hang - ALL welcome

    Of course, this just means that we're planning on holding it in Western NY, but ALL are welcome.

    One place mentioned to have it was Sprague Brook park in Erie County. Personally, I would prefer to do it in one of the state forests. The list of available SFs is quite long and diverse. http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/56001.html

    Suggestions for locations and when to do this are greatly appreciated.

    Ellis
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    How far east is the possible location? I will go wherever, as I am often in the Adirondacks. The reason I ask is that I know a super spot in the Italy Hill State Forest. My friends and I call it "the secret spot" as it appears no one else uses it.

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    I have always saw the Finger Lakes as being Central NY, BUT it is beautiful country and I am certainly not opposed to traveling a little further for some fantastic scenery and good times. I would suggest that anything in Region 8 or 9 is Western NY. Anyone disagree with that?

    Ellis

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    Ellis, Thanks for moving this thread over. I thought of Sprague Brook Park, south of Buffalo. Here is the link.

    http://www2.erie.gov/parks/index.php?q=sprague-brook

    Tom C.

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    The finger lakes trail, I think, was mentioned - it extends from Alleghany State Park to The Catskills downstate. There is some great hiking and open camping on this trail - I was thinking perhaps hiking into somewhere in WNY, such as Rock City or somewhere in that area, perhaps going north.

    Here's information on the FLT: http://www.fltconference.org

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    Hay i am out in Utica i would love to come out. I will be able to make the drive if you all stay in the FL region. Driving all the way to Buffalo is out for me.

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    When are you guys planning on having this hang? I am a 2 hour drive from the Buffalo/Fort Erie border. If you make it the state park you mentioned, this could be an international hang as some of the Ontario Hangers might come in if it is a 2 night event.

    Also seeing a ton of lake effect snow would be a bonus too if it was after Christmas.

    Cheers

    Brian

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianWillan View Post
    When are you guys planning on having this hang? I am a 2 hour drive from the Buffalo/Fort Erie border. If you make it the state park you mentioned, this could be an international hang as some of the Ontario Hangers might come in if it is a 2 night event.

    Also seeing a ton of lake effect snow would be a bonus too if it was after Christmas.

    Cheers

    Brian
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    Quote Originally Posted by Veto 65 View Post
    Wow and international hang...I don't know what to wear.
    I hear stealth gray and white canvas are in fashion this winter season.

    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianWillan View Post
    When are you guys planning on having this hang? I am a 2 hour drive from the Buffalo/Fort Erie border. If you make it the state park you mentioned, this could be an international hang as some of the Ontario Hangers might come in if it is a 2 night event.

    Also seeing a ton of lake effect snow would be a bonus too if it was after Christmas.
    No date yet, Brian as we're still working on where. Seeing a "ton of lake effect snow" is never a bonus.

    Ellis

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