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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby TehipiteTom » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:59 am

I've already posted a number of trip reports, but for convenience (or self-promotion--take your pick!) I'll post links:

Sphinx Crest loop, late July

Goat Rocks Wilderness, late August (I posted a few pics here, but this is the full report posted at Portlandhikers.net)

Joshua Tree & Mojave, early April (camping, not backpacking)

I also added some notes on the group trip to Ansel Adams Wilderness in mid-July



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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby schmalz » Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:16 am

I have 2 trip reports that I'm waiting on. It's been a busy fall. I'll get them out sometime over the winter :)
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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby copeg » Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:20 am

Haven't gotten out all summer, so please keep those trip reports coming.

Hopefully one of these days I'll have some time to try consolidate/organize all the trip report threads of the summer into a single index that's easy and fun to browse. Until then, keep the reports coming!
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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby DoyleWDonehoo » Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:55 pm

What might be interesting would to make a sticky thread that listed links to TR's with a brief explanation for each link. Perhaps a sticky for the current years TR's, and another for past TR's.
Format example (bold a link):

Sphinx Crest Loop, Loop of the Sphinx Crest, late July

Name of the trip, Brief explanation of the trip.
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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby copeg » Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:03 pm

DoyleWDonehoo wrote:What might be interesting would to make a sticky thread that listed links to TR's with a brief explanation for each link. Perhaps a sticky for the current years TR's, and another for past TR's.


That' the hope (amongst other things) - thanks for the template idea. I was waiting until the season was over to compile them all for the season so the post doesn't have to be constantly updated.
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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby tomba » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:22 pm

If the goal is to keep trip reports together in one place, we could have a sub-forum just for trip reports, nothing else.
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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby SSSdave » Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:52 am

tomba wrote:If the goal is to keep trip reports together in one place, we could have a sub-forum just for trip reports, nothing else.


That is a already a reason for B/H/C. Any forum will only push older TR's down off the front page, out of site, out of mind. Greg's got the right idea. Even then one would be posting in B/H/C while it was entered into a searchable listing with a set of required useful data fields.

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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby tomba » Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:43 pm

It would be great to be able to search for trip report close to some area of interest. For example, close to some point on a map (coordinates).
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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby rlown » Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:48 pm

Right now, it would be great to have people post their TR's and let Greg figure out how he wants to structure them.

Heck, he might even come up with a structured data approach to fill in the header for the TR, as Dave pointed towards.

Just post your TR's. It helps everyone.
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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby peninsula » Sat Nov 03, 2012 3:48 pm

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Re: 2012 TR's

Postby windknot » Sat Nov 03, 2012 7:31 pm

I've got reports up on HST for three of the four major trips I took this year:

8-day loop from Piute Pass to Lamarck Column, 9/8-9/15: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8360&p=60837#p60837

6-day solo trip out of Shepherd Pass, 9/22-9/27: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8422&p=61342#p61342

3-day loop from the Lakes Trail around to Alta Meadow, 9/28-9/30: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8427&p=61385#p61385
A few backcountry fishing pictures: http://wanderswithtrout.wordpress.com/
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