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Beginner Backpack Part 3of3 Final....Cross Timbers Trail (Lake Texoma)

Overview: Final event for Beginner Backpack class. This event is a short trip backpack, approx 1 hour from the marina. That means you must support yourself. We will be primitive camping, NO bathrooms, NO restaurants, NO water, NO shelter will be provided. So bring a tent or find a tent buddy, sleeping stuff, great eats to cook over the fire or pack a sandwich, your fav alcohol drink, flashlights and personal care items. If you are going to want an item you have got to carry it in, did I mention water (.5 gallon min). After camp is set we have a community wood gathering for 30 min, Happy Hour ( bring a snack to share) the rest of the evening will be spent contemplating life and the world as we know it while we sit a round the fire and enjoying Do not sign up if you will not make the trip,,,, yes I'm talking to you....

Trip Rating: Easy (good trip for beginners)

Meeting Location: Cedar Bayou Marina at 2:00 PM and hike about 2 miles to camp.

Directions to Meeting Location:

Trail head for Cedar Bayou Marina ~2 miles to camp

Trail Information and Maps:


Gear: Bring backpacking gear for a three season overnight trip. If you have questions on what to bring, please ask.


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  • Scott

    Fun trip, lots of new faces. Great fire, nice weather..

    1 · January 27, 2013

  • Della M.

    Scott and I are in Whitesboro, about to turn on to 377.

    January 26, 2013

  • Beckster

    Am already here at Gene's on 377.
    Map on iPhone overshoots you to another gate that is closed.
    Better to follow signs off 377 to marina.
    iPhone without signal at marina.
    Just sayin'. . .

    January 26, 2013

  • Chris F

    had a few things to do this morning, so I'll be hiking in a little later. See you all at camp!

    January 26, 2013

  • Della M.

    If you live in Fort Worth and need some last minute gear, Backwoods is having a winter clearance sale 1/25 - 1/27.

    January 25, 2013

  • Dustin C.

    I won't RSVP until the end. I would love to make it. I had fun at the end of the world. My jeep broke down Friday night and I really wanted to go to part two. Ill try again this week.

    January 22, 2013

  • Carmen T.

    Does anyone want to carpool? I live in Frisco off the tollway if anyone is interest.

    January 21, 2013

  • Kevin

    The 10 day weather outlook is looking ideal.

    January 21, 2013

  • Della M.

    Thanks for adding the trail map to the event listing. I look forward to seeing y'all this weekend!

    January 21, 2013

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