WFF backpacking meet. (brainstorm thread)

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  1. Dustin Bise

    Dustin Bise Active Member

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    Ok lets do this!

    Im thinking august? Post dates that might work for you and potential locations and we can discuss this. I realize that there is alot of commitment to the wilderness and fishing on this board and I think it could be great fun! How about we put it in the cascades so the location is nice and central. Thinking 3 nights, meet at a trailhead on a friday, hike in sat morning, hike out the following monday, and back to work on tuesday?
     
  2. colton rogers

    colton rogers wishin' i was fishin'

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    any time in august is good for me. i go back to school on September 2nd.

    only 3 nights you baby. jk i think that is a perfect about of time. i can't think of any good trail heads at the moment, but ill sleep on it and post what i dream up. it is super easy for me to get off work, so thats not a problem. some trial head only allow a certain number of people to go in a group. i don't know how big this could get, but there will need to be alot of room for tents and other stuff, that you always bring and never truly need.

    i hope this takes off because tha idea rocks
     
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    Im down but late august would better
     
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    I'm down. Anytime Aug works for me.
     
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    I'm good for anything in August except the weekend of the Outdoor Retailer nightmare, my presence is required.
     
  6. Dustin Bise

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    whick weekend is that?

    So far sounding like 3rd weekend in august could work.

    Ill start doin some reasearch on trails that can accomodate a decent number of tent sites/has some fishing potential.
     
  7. Zack Dudley

    Zack Dudley Take em'

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    new to the forum but this idea rocks i know im in and a buddy of mine would most likely go also.
    zack
     
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    Turns out the OR show's in July this year, so any time in Aug would probably work for me.
     
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    Well im thinking possibly something up in the high end of icicle creek. That drainages has access to a number of high alpine lakes and loads of trail systems. Shoot out any ideas yall have.
     
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    Before you go that route, consider whether or not the road will be repaired this season--I'm not sure if we know that yet.
     
  11. Mark Walker

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    If I lived in Washington, I'd check out the area north (Beaver Drainage I thinks it's called) from Ross Lake in the Cascades. Just a thought.
     
  12. Zack Dudley

    Zack Dudley Take em'

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    my womans got a condo in leavenworth, that place is beautiful up there in icicle creek.
     
  13. colton rogers

    colton rogers wishin' i was fishin'

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    leavonworht is a beutiful town if yall havent been there its like a little cottage with bright colors and tons of rafting adn fishing oppertunities in town, so if wee hiked out of there we could find alot of mountian creeks:D

    ill research later and post what i find, hopefully some pics:D
     
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    I think Allison should be the leader. I read her gear list, and she's organized and got her hiking act together. I'd probably forget matches to start my stove.

    Sg
     
  15. Zack Dudley

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    HA ya no joke without her we'd probably forget a lot of things and only bring a tent our poles and flies and thats right you guessed it! BEER:beer1: hahah:beer2: