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    SAVAGE GULF: 7 -10 MARCH 2013 (OFFICIAL DATES) Thread

    Okay,

    I will start the official Thread for the Spring Savage Gulf Trip! We'll do a Base camp on Thursday night at the campsite at the Ranger Station.

    The plan is to hike the rim to Hobbs Cabin on Friday. Saturday we will hike in and out of the Gulf to the Stage Coach Road campsite. Sunday, back to the Ranger Station.

    There are two threads that have led to this:

    The Talk It Up Savage Gulf Thread---http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=63108


    and the poll thread

    TN>Savage Gulf>March 2013 Backpacking Hang---http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=63633

    Lets get some confirmations going!!!

    FTROOP94
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    I am in for all nights.

    I know I will have some vacation days to burn so I may do a couple extra days if anyone is interested in an extended trip.

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    At this time I can only tentatively confirm myself for Friday through Monday. I will update with any changes. I'm looking forward to it.

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    Sign me up bitches!

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    I put my vacation days on the calendar this morning. I can't wait.

    I wasn't able to make the last get together I was going to, and it doesn't look like I will be able to go to Neo's upcoming hang. This may be my next outing other than preping for this hike.

    Ragnall

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    hi all. i was wondering if there was room for one more? i realized that my vacation days fall during this time and i can actually go. however i have never gone on an over night backpacking trip. i have started hiking on the section of the cumberland trail that i live near. however i'm outta shape and have so-so knees. i do have backpacking equipment as it is a dream of mine to get into backpacking and eventually do some long distance trail like the AT. so how difficult is the route that you guys plan on taking?

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    I'm going to try to make the Friday hike to Hobbes Cabin, but I'll have to hike back out on Saturday for work on Sunday. Hopefully all will work out and I'll be able to make this one. Looking forward to getting the chance to meet some more of you all.

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    Super excited to meet anyone involved in this forum, lots of fun and learning to be had!

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    Count me in. As we get closer I'll know if I can make it Thurs night.

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    D1 too?

    If so Poof and I will have someone to hike with
    LesRust that is good news,you might have to call in sixk after Sat.
    Ragnall glad you will be there. Water should be warmer for the crossings.
    Roche-any possible Traffic? I've done this loop it is very doable by litttle Roches.

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