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  • Thursday - Sunday: 28 February - 3 March, 2013

    3 27.27%
  • Friday - Monday: 1 - 4 March, 2013

    1 9.09%
  • Thursday - Sunday: 7 - 9 March, 2013

    6 54.55%
  • Friday - Monday: 8 - 10 March, 2013

    1 9.09%
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    TN>Savage Gulf>March 2013 Backpacking Hang

    Lets narrow it down to these four dates. 2--Thursday - Sunday options and 2--Friday - Monday options:

    Suggested Route:

    Night One: Base Camp at Savage Ranger Station Camp

    Day 1: Hike North Rim to Hobbs Cabin campsite (8 sites + the Cabin) ~9 miles
    Day 2: Hike into the gulf to Sawmill up out to the Stage Road campsite (10 sites) ~5 miles (toughest day)
    Day 3: Hike South Rim back to Savage Ranger Station trail head ~7 miles and off to the Chinese Buffet

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    Last edited by ftroop94; 11-30-2012 at 14:18.
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    I may not live to make the 2103 hike

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    Quote Originally Posted by hangnout View Post
    I may not live to make the 2103 hike
    Now that is planning ahead. And I plan to make the 2103 hike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hangnout View Post
    I may not live to make the 2103 hike
    Do we need to plan an end of time Mayan Calendar/Winter Solstice hang on the 21st?
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    you left off none of the above

    I still like Mar 29-31st. I have off Good Friday so that makes a great 3 day weekend. The last 2-3 times I have been there over Easter you don't see anyone and the Rangers probably won't be there
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ewker View Post
    you left off none of the above

    I still like Mar 29-31st. I have off Good Friday so that makes a great 3 day weekend. The last 2-3 times I have been there over Easter you don't see anyone and the Rangers probably won't be there
    Some of us have Easter Bunny duties that weekend. Why not have a second hang Easter weekend for those who can make it then?

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    ...2103 oops! I make fun of my own dyslexia because I actually have it!
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    Right now, I'm good for either weekend, tending toward the Thurs-Sun options.

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    I like the Thursday night- Sunday options. As long as we set a weekend early enough for me to take off from work before someone else claims that date, I don't have a preference.

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    I def like the Thursday-Sunday options as it leave me the ability to just come saturday night if I am not able to get off work. cant predict my schedule that far in advance.

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