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    Canada>Ontario>Valens>EGL Gearing Up for Winter 2013-2014



    Seasons greetings!!!

    Temperatures are dropping and the daylight's dwindling. Sounds like a perfect time to fluff up the down quilts and have another Valens Winter Hang.

    All are welcome. Drive-to campsites,heated washrooms, showers and plenty of spots to hang a hammock. To top it all off, a roaring campfire and plenty of hot beverages.

    The date hasn't been fixed, but I'm going to suggest the weekend of Jan 17-19 for a one or two nighter, followed closely by a proper back-country winter hang a couple of weeks later.

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    Last edited by Chard; 11-20-2013 at 14:52.
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    Awesome! I am in. Dates work for me.

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    I am going to do everything in my power to come to this. I feel like I miss out on so much when I see these threads come and go.

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    I'm still enthusiastic about winter hangin' I'm probably going to miss the backcountry trip though. Dates are good for me.

    -Toots will definitely pass on winter stuff

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    Chard you read my mind. I was going to start a thread but as always you beat me to it. I'd probably be in for one night anyways. Not sure if the dates are good since I don't have my work schedule for January yet. At any rate, I'll do my best to attend.

    A little winter scenery to get people in the mood.

    Don't let life get in the way of living.

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    Another lurker coming out of the woodwork.I've been wanting to attend an EGL hang since I joined hammock forums so I could learn more about "hanging". (spent 35 yrs in a tent.duh!) but every time a hang was being held I was working. **** shiftwork. Been out out on a few trips in my wbbb,time to try something colder. I'll be at valens with boots on! And yeah I dont like to pay to camp anywhere,but I'm going to make an exception this time.lol
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    Hey Chard. Count me in for one maybe 2. Unfortunately my daughter is with her mom that weekend, she is keen to try out some cold weather hanging. I will throw some wood in the trunk of the car.

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    I would LOVE to join .....

    .....but I'm already booked at 2 gigs on the 18th


    hopefully I'll be able to make it to one of the hangs

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    It's been put in my calendar.

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    Thumbs up Great timing!!

    Hi All,

    2013 has been a crazy year for me and it has weighed heavily that I have not been able to get out with my EGL friends. This is perfect timing and I have no scheduling conflicts so count me in!!!

    Cheers

    Cedar
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