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Hiking Fools Get Together

Postby Ellen » Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:55 am

Howdy All :)

I recently realized that our forum hasn't had a get together since 2013 :o

A bit of history -- in 2007, folks got together at the mountain tram station and enjoyed potluck, chilled beverages and camaraderie. In the past ten years, we've had several more, usually at the tram station.

I've really enjoyed these get-togethers to chat with people I don't normally see. As an example -- Cynthia, Z-dude, Hikin' Jim and Joycie, Grandmaster Perry, Crystal and Lily. etc.

We could do this in the late summer/early fall at the mountain tram station. Thus, those who want to hike from the tram or go up Skyline can create a calorie deficit before the potluck :lol:

So, who is interested?

Miles of smiles,
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Re: Hiking Fools Get Together

Postby zippetydude » Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:37 pm

I have always enjoyed the get-togethers and would be happy to see another one take place. I like your idea of the fall so that anyone who wants to could include a Skyline trip, and I think the top of the tram has always proven to be the most convenient location to meet. Any Saturday or Sunday in October would be great and would allow plenty of advance notice so that the date could be saved. Sounds like fun Ellen!

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Re: Hiking Fools Get Together

Postby Hikin_Jim » Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:42 pm

Sounds good to me.

Wow! Was the first time all the way back in 2007!? That's the era commonly dated as P.J. by historians and anthropologists (Pre-Joyce). In other words, ancient history from another lifetime. ;)

Hey, anybody hear from Walt lately? I still remember his BBQ. Amazing.

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Re: Hiking Fools Get Together

Postby Sally » Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:09 pm

I am very much looking forward to a Hiking Fools' Get-together! October is one of my favorite times of the year in the mountains, right up there with November (Skyline), December (snowshoe), January (snowshoe), well, you get it...
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Re: Hiking Fools Get Together

Postby cynthia23 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:19 am

What a great idea! I'd love to come. Anytime in the fall works for me except the week of September 17 through 21. October is good.
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Re: Hiking Fools Get Together

Postby Ed » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:04 am

Will make it, if I have no major conflict. Legal counsel has advised me that this does not imply that I have accepted the characterization in the title of this post.
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Re: Hiking Fools Get Together

Postby zippetydude » Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:56 pm

Ed wrote:Will make it, if I have no major conflict. Legal counsel has advised me that this does not imply that I have accepted the characterization in the title of this post.


:D

In case the reference isn't clear, take a look at the last 10 seconds of this clip from Forrest Gump:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuU63loZmHg

Hence "Hikin' Fools"! 8)

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