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Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

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Re: Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

Postby Shhsgirl » Tue Nov 03, 2015 3:55 pm

maverick wrote:
My husband and I are going to try to get there.


Wow, that would be great! :nod:

Looking forward to reading your TR from Sept. ;)



Ah, yes, the trip report from September...I'm still working on it! It will get posted as soon as I can format the latest photos I received from one of our party. I am so happy to be able to finish what I had started last year when I ran into you, Oleander, Jimr, and the other gentleman (I'm sorry I can't remember his name) who, I believe, was your IT slave.

Looks like husband, maybe a daughter, and I will do it the "easy" way: Up to TI from Agnew via River Trail, then to meetup, then to Tuolomne via the SHR. This will be plenty difficult for us, and I am really looking forward to it!



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Re: Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

Postby Hobbes » Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:11 pm

I'm shooting for camping on the west end of TI lake under Glacier pass Tues (7/26) evening, so I'll keep my eyes open for any other intrepid hikers.
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Re: Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

Postby maverick » Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:27 pm

Once again I'm putting this on the calendar and once again I'll keep my fingers crossed that I don't have to travel for work at that time again this year (last year I was eating waffles and sipping beer in Brussels, so it's not like I can complain, but still - every year some stupid work trip has overlapped with the meetup). I've never made it back there but it's been high on my todo list for a while. I think I can make a fun loop out of it!


Well Miss R., it would be really great if your j-o-b did not interfere, again, though hanging out in either Brussels or Amsterdam would not have been a bad gig. :)
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Re: Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

Postby maverick » Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:29 pm

and the other gentleman (I'm sorry I can't remember his name) who, I believe, was your IT slave.


:lol: Jeremy, he is cool.
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Have a safer backcountry experience by using the HST ReConn Form 2.0, named after Larry Conn, an HST member: http://reconn.org
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Re: Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

Postby Jimr » Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:28 pm

He's a class "A" kind of guy. He circles camp like a coyote too :littledevil:
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Re: Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

Postby Shhsgirl » Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:53 pm

maverick wrote:
and the other gentleman (I'm sorry I can't remember his name) who, I believe, was your IT slave.


:lol: Jeremy, he is cool.


And smart!
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Re: Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

Postby Shhsgirl » Tue Nov 03, 2015 9:01 pm

Wandering Daisy wrote:Will not make this one- I am going to Wyoming for the summer of 2016.

The last time I was at this lake, I diverted from the High Route over the pass quarter mile east-southeast of Pt. 11810. It is a horrible pass - NOT recommended. Seemed like a good short-cut at the time, but I would not do it again. Stay on Forrester Creek and drop to the trail, drop down the trail and then go up the Lyell Fork. Yes, much more distance, but a LOT easier and safer.


This is what we are going to do.
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Re: Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

Postby Rockyroad » Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:50 am

Has anyone ever tried going northwest from Twin Island Lakes to cross just north of Electra Peak to get to the Lyell Fork basin?
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Re: Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

Postby Gazelle » Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:24 pm

Rockyroad
I plan on doing it from Lyell fork to the east as a day hike, sounds like it could be interesting to find the class 2 ledge from above and you would not want to miss it http://climber.org/reports/2002/998.html#day7 part of climbing Electra and Rodgers on the Thursday of the meetup.
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Re: Maverick's 2016 Annual HST Meet-up

Postby LNT » Wed Dec 16, 2015 2:00 pm

maverick wrote:Just a reminder, all HST members are welcome to attend, no matter how long you have been a member. :nod:


.."all HST members are welcome to attend,"

Hard to see how a sixty year old neophyte/lurker could not be a liability but I'm just selfish enough to make this invitation an excuse to sponges as much out of this venerated gathering as I can get away with. I'm in.
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