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    Quote Originally Posted by olddog View Post
    With all the new Florida members we should be able to do better than last year. While looking around on Google Earth found a high point of 134' @ 27*47'35.24n X 81*28'18.17, that's nose bleed elevations for us flatlanders.
    We might be able to get higher numbers but we can't do better (quality) than the group we had last year
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    Oh boy, we get to summit!!
    Quote Originally Posted by olddog View Post
    With all the new Florida members we should be able to do better than last year. While looking around on Google Earth found a high point of 134' @ 27*47'35.24n X 81*28'18.17, that's nose bleed elevations for us flatlanders.
    Maintainer of the Unofficial Trail GPS Map Page(Updated 3-9-15) Now updated with Florida Trail, Lone Star Hiking Trail, Arizona Trail, and the Appalachian Trail.

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    I need to consult the wife, but pencil me in. I like the fact that it is a short drive from Winter Haven.

    Is anyone going to bring a bridge (Chrysalis, Jacks, etc.)? I'm really wanting to try one out be fore I spend the $$$.

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    T-stain had a bridge last spring. Haven't heard yet if he will make it and not sure just what it was. Maybe he'll join us on this one.
    Most of us end up poorer here but richer for being here. Olddog, Fulltime hammocker, 365 nights a year.

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    I'm in. Looking forward to it.
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    I'll be there. Looking forward to some more "ridge" walking.

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    Question new be has a question ?

    Quote Originally Posted by samsara View Post
    We might be able to get higher numbers but we can't do better (quality) than the group we had last year
    I do not know if this is the proper way to go about this but hear goes.... on the hang at WIW is walking in the only way to get there?? I have a woods capable gas golf cart, high ground clearance and big mud slingers. I am not able to walk that kind of distance especially packing gear thanks sod-buster

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    Sod-buster, not sure about the vehicle, will probably need to check with samsara on that. But if we can meet at the trailhead I can load some or most of your gear on my Sherpa to get you back in to the camp if you can walk a couple of miles to the camp. samsara will probably be along shortly and be able to fill us in on the forest regs.
    Most of us end up poorer here but richer for being here. Olddog, Fulltime hammocker, 365 nights a year.

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    Not sure if I will make it as I am hoping to do the St. Marks NWR section of the FT that weekend but I will keep this in mind if that doesn't work out.

    Thanks,

    --louis

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    Quote Originally Posted by sod-buster View Post
    I do not know if this is the proper way to go about this but hear goes.... on the hang at WIW is walking in the only way to get there?? I have a woods capable gas golf cart, high ground clearance and big mud slingers. I am not able to walk that kind of distance especially packing gear thanks sod-buster
    Sorry, no motorized vehicles but bicycles, horses, and olddogs/sherpas are ok

    If you have a gps and are savvy enough to load external routes onto your gps then I can show you a shorter way in but you will be on your own if you have trouble navigating. Just let me know and we'll see what we can do.

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