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  • Phil

    Organizer, Drag'n
    • " Howdy all, I enjoy backpacking, planning trips, taking photos, telling stories, and laughing around the campfire! I've been hiking for..." 

  • Mike G.

    Event Organizer, Buff
    • "My wife Paula and I caught the backpacking bug later in life, and love being together on the trail, along with our friends. We are trying to make up for lost time!" 

  • Shaun G.

    Event Organizer
    • "I have been hiking, camping, & biking in Va all my life." 

  • Marie

    Event Organizer, Bootlegger
    • "Excited to go on more backpacking trips with you guys!" 

  • Tom

    Event Organizer, Gadget
    • "Gadget" 

  • Mike B.

    Event Organizer, Cartman
    • "I am an old geezer who just likes to hike" 

  • Lillie S.

    Event Organizer, Buttercup
    • "Hi, I now have all my gear, I've tested it all, replaced some. I've hiked a couple times now with OCB and I'm addicted. Bring on the AT I'm ready..." 

  • Josh M.

    Event Organizer
  • Paul H.

    Co-Organizer, Gunny, Backpacking Coach
    • "I have been backpacking since being in the Boy Scouts in the 60's. I love to go to new places but getting slower in my old age. Still have many places I need..." 

  • Jenifer M.

    Assistant Organizer, Sherriff, Backpacking Coach
    • "I have always been a hiker; I found backpacking and fell in love. I enjoy the outdoors and getting back to nature, it is my sanity." 

  • John

    Event Organizer, Pine Tree
    • "John Woolaver, (Pine tree) backpacking trips, short to long. Looking to do an AT through hike in 2018. Any interest let me know." 

  • Cath B.

  • Keith F.

    Event Organizer
    • "I love the outdoors and any opportunity to get out of the house." 

  • Steve S.

    Event Organizer, The Mayor
  • Jenna H.

    Event Organizer
    • "I'm not ultralight. I like my little luxuries." 

  • Paul

    Event Organizer, Red Baron
    • "I have been backpacking on and off for many years and would like to find some active people to hike with. I enjoy small group hikes for 3 of 4 nights best, but..." 

  • Zachary K

    Event Organizer, Bones
    • "I'm Zach, an EMT and student from down in tiny Camden, NC. I've been wanting to upgrade from dayhiking and kayaking to backpacking for awhile, and now..." 

  • Ken M.

    Event Organizer, Rocket Man
    • "Ken Murphey interested in the occasional backpacking trips. Doing a section of the AT in May Harpers Ferry to Front Royal. The trip to Colorado sounds mighty intere..." 

  • Mike T.

    Event Organizer, Tree Frog
    • "Hi all. I'm an avid hiker/backpacker. Looks like this group gets out and actually hikes.. go figure! Can't wait to see you on the trail!" 

  • David G.

    Event Organizer
    • "I truly enjoy almost any outdoor activity. Rock clombing, hiking, backpacking, paddling. Love my family even though they don't always share this enthusiasm...." 

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