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Topix Carcamp Sept 29-30

A forum to initiate member meet-up. Looking for a hiking/climbing/fishing/skiing/etc. partner, or are you planning a trip where you wouldn't mind having some company? Last minute invites can be just as fun as a well-planned group trip (sometimes even better) so don't be shy! And be sure to post a trip report to the appropriate forum when you get back.
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Postby Rosabella » Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:22 am

I'm not sure what vehicle I'll be driving, so I think I'll just plan on staying in the campground.

Trailtrekker, if you're going to be making the reservations, I think I'll get there on Friday, so I'll need two nights. With school already started by then, hopefully there will plenty of space available... it would be nice if we could get spaces near each other. I don't mind making my reservations (thanks, Trekker, for the info :) ); either way is fine....

So, I'm assuming we need to bring firewood... it's been a while since I've stayed at Onion Valley, but I don't remember firewood being available there. Obviously we'll bring whatever we want to eat/drink, but is there anything specific to a "forum get-together" that we need to know ;)



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Postby Trekker » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:25 am

So Snowy, if the bears are breaking into coolers, and your FJ looks like a giant cooler, is it possible that a bear could mistake your FJ for a cooler...........and you for an after dinner mint............ ? :D

By the way, 2 nights for me, Friday and Saturday. Thanks.
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Postby hikerduane » Tue Aug 28, 2007 7:19 pm

Things are not looking good for me this weekend, I would have to be there too early on Friday to make the shuttle from Reds Meadow at 7:00PM and you can't park at Agnew Meadow any more.

If I make the forum gathering, I could bring all the firewood we need in my pickup.
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Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Aug 28, 2007 7:23 pm

I will call for OV reservations tomorrow after lunch. I'll get 1 site for Friday and 2 sites for Saturday.
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Postby Ranboze » Tue Aug 28, 2007 7:38 pm

I haven't done University Peak, so I'd be up for that on Sat and Snow Crown on Sun. Heck, Im up fer just about anything in the area... uh except that traverse across to Dragon's Peak.
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Postby tomcat_rc » Tue Aug 28, 2007 7:40 pm

University would be a heavy duty hike for most - with an early start - Snow Crown most everyone could do - Dragon you could do fine with Robin(with a good leader)
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Postby huts » Wed Aug 29, 2007 8:08 am

See y'all there. I will be sleeping in a truck camper.
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Postby TonyC » Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:07 pm

Snow Nymph wrote:The bears are out in full force at Onion Valley. I heard reports from 2 people I know of vehicle damage at the trailhead. 3 cars were damaged, one a mercedes and another truck with a soft top. I forget what the 3rd one was. A friend was there last weekend and saw the FJ, and said the break ins were next to where I parked, next to the Kearsarge Pass Trailhead.


I camped at Onion Valley last week for a couple of nights and was awoken one time to find a bear rattling the bear proof trash cans right by the bathroom bldg. I shined my headlamp on it and it ambled off.

I had a rental car with no additional insurance protection, so I'm sure glad one didn't mess with it...
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Postby Snow Nymph » Wed Aug 29, 2007 8:55 pm

DOH! :shakefist: Forgot to call! I'll do it tomorrow!
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Postby hikerduane » Thu Aug 30, 2007 5:43 am

I get to carpool. I couldn't post last night, something wrong somewhere. I forgot, that is the start of my vacation so I am flexible, even with an old bod.
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Postby Trail Bud » Thu Aug 30, 2007 10:42 am

I would like to join in on this one.
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Postby Snow Nymph » Thu Aug 30, 2007 11:34 am

:( Bad news, no campsites available at OV. Any ideas?

There's my secret spot, but you need high clearance for about 25' to get up the road.
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