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    Quote Originally Posted by fotoguzzi View Post
    I joined here just to encourage all of you to visit the Black Hills if possible, it's a little bit of God's country for sure..

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlMy6nCS6wE

    Had my second honeymoon there 9 years ago..

    the area is splendid and August is the best time to be there.. especially after the Sturgis crowd has thinned. you can hike, bike, and especially motorcycle, the roads are perfect for it.. weather should be perfect..

    That was pretty cool and the buffalo running on the street was great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fronkey View Post
    That was pretty cool and the buffalo running on the street was great.

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    more buffalo about half way thru my vacation video here,

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tvRKb2yS70

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fronkey View Post
    I am going to see if any other Minnesotans want to head on over there for this hang. Being a 10 hour drive, I will get pretty bored making the trip alone.

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    Are you going?

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    Hmmmm.... I've not been to the Black Hills in about a decade, will be keeping my eye on this one... I stop by Wall Drugs may be in order... Anyone for Michigan wanna roadtrip???
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fronkey View Post
    Has anyone from the twin cities shown interest in going to this? The pup and I would still love to make this hang, but again, I really don't want to do the 10 hour drive solo.

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    hoping we can get a minnesota contingent to show up, pretty sure SteveJJ is planning on coming out, you might want to PM him about carpooling

    Quote Originally Posted by sr1355
    Hmmmm.... I've not been to the Black Hills in about a decade, will be keeping my eye on this one... I stop by Wall Drugs may be in order... Anyone for Michigan wanna roadtrip???
    if you stop by wall drug, pretty good chance you will be in one of my uncles shops, he owns 6 on main street there

    ......on a side note, been splitting alot of pitch down to fire starting size and making bud light alcohol stoves......everybody that show up is going to get one along with a bundle of wood

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    Looks like I'm in. Got forcibly retired, so no e-mail but put me down for a XL t-shirt. That photo just shines! Only been out there twice so far. Am inclined to head out again soon, but will definitely put it on the calendar. You just gotta make a pilgrimage to Moonshine Gulch Saloon in Rochford. (pop. 25) Run by a crusty old gal named Betsy, one of the best people in the hills. Good food, good people and out in the middle of exactly NOWHERE. Oh, yeah. What's it gonna cost to camp in this campground? I mostly camp on GPAA claimsites where I can camp free(for $70 membership) 12 Hr trip from Ames Ia, I might be game for carpooling someone, but no e-mail to PM with, bleepit!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ice man View Post
    You just gotta make a pilgrimage to Moonshine Gulch Saloon in Rochford. (pop. 25) Run by a crusty old gal named Betsy, one of the best people in the hills. Good food, good people and out in the middle of exactly NOWHERE.
    know betsy well....spent many a night at the moonshine, my parents used to live in rochford

    Quote Originally Posted by ice man View Post
    Oh, yeah. What's it gonna cost to camp in this campground?
    nothing if you don't want it too.....i have already paid for the site for 2 nights ($200 total) i thought if people wanted to make a donation to help pay for the site that would be great, but nobody is obligated or expected to donate in any way

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    Apparently you can have your dog off leash as along as they listen well. Kiba just got excited.

    I'll know for sure next month if I can swing this one. I also have a couple people in mind who may want to shoot on over to the Black Hills for the weekend.

    I want to see some Buffalo!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fronkey View Post
    Apparently you can have your dog off leash as along as they listen well. Kiba just got excited.

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    And Kai and Rowan just got excited to hear that Kiba might be coming!
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    Quote Originally Posted by UncleMJM View Post
    So, it's only a 1200 miles, or 21 hours as Mr. Google drives. Tempting.
    Still on the bubble about making it that far but I'd love to go if I can. Heck, the t-shirt is nearly cool enough to make the drive.

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