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Veteran Plus Member (2) (Haley's Mom)


Silver Spring, MD
Hometown: Blacksburg

Member since:

July 21, 2010


I love backpacking and am always looking for more opportunities.

Describe your backpacking experience and background, please include longest mileage in a day (with pack) and coldest nights out.

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Describe your most recent outdoor adventure. When was it? How did you set it up? Did the weather cooperate? How did it go?

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The Big Three: what specific gear (not just brands) do you use for your three-season shelter system, sleep system, and backpack? (It's okay if it isn't ultralight!)

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Help us understand your reason for joining DC UL Backpacking, including your goals for lightening your load and quickening your backpacking pace.

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How did you learn about our group? (I'm trying to improve our visibility, so I'm curious.)

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  • Rob S.

    Nordic Skiers of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club

    Denise --

    Thanks for joining the Nordic ski group on We are excited to meet other folks in this area who enjoy cross-country skiing. Our core group is the Ski Touring Section (STS) of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC). The Section’s web site is­­. You will find our current winter trip schedule there. We also offer a listserv for folks wanting to start up a trip once good snow falls locally. Let me know if you have questions!

    Feb 22, 2014 11:39 PM
  • Randi K.

    NoVa Kayak & Paddle Club

    Hi Denise, you have the yellow lab right? I've forgotten her name but it was great to meet you and her today, thanks for coming! Also let me know if you need to borrow a boat for Mallows Bay.

    Apr 21, 2012 6:18 PM
  • Tania

    Hey Denise! It was lovely to meet you. Where did you get your underquilt for the hammock?

    Jan 03, 2011 7:49 PM
  • Dean

    Hey Denise...I assume your post means you made it back safe and sound...great! The last hike I led was about 2 weeks ago...I'll think about planning another one in the next 1-2 weeks.

    Jul 07, 2010 6:08 PM
  • Dean

    Will be good to see you again, and Haley too... :)

    May 07, 2010 5:17 PM
  • Dean

    Hey Denise...enjoye­d hiking with you (and Haley) as well! I thought she took all the ticks, but one made it's way to the back of my knee...oh well, she took "most" of them. Yep, hope to see you again after your "big trip"!

    May 02, 2010 9:32 PM

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