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SUNDAY: Citrus Tract Hike - Don't miss this opportunity for a great hike in the Citrus Tract! Western Corridor treehouseyoga Dec 9, 2013 10:35 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Trip Report: Old Hunt Station to Eaton Creek - Preview not available Wes C Nov 4, 2013 8:09 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Trip Report: Old Hunt Station to Eaton Creek -  Lenny C. Oct 28, 2013 7:39 AM
RE: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Trip Report: Old Hunt Station to Eaton Creek - That is so eloquently written and, more importantly, makes me feel like I was almost there...definitely wish I were. :-) user 5. Oct 28, 2013 12:18 AM
Trip Report: Old Hunt Station to Eaton Creek - I am inspired by Gordy to get out at least one Trip Report this year :-) Here goes... Thirty-five hikers met at the Eaton Creek Trailhead treehouseyoga Oct 27, 2013 8:10 PM
Report on Sunday Morning 7 Mile Hike - Sunday Morning 7 mile hike, Withlacoochee State Forest, Citrus Tract. What a great way to spend a beautiful Sunday morning.  Using hiking trail, forest roads, aband gordyhawkins Oct 21, 2013 11:35 AM
Report on Late Hike Notice 11 miler - Late Notice Hike, 11 miles. Withlacoochee State Forest, Citrus Tract. The late notice did little to recruit hikers, but three of us had a fine day just as well. The w gordyhawkins Oct 21, 2013 8:25 AM
Status of Rich Miller after his mountain biking accident - If anyone would like to know the status of Rich Miller, our fellow member, who recently had a nea Wes C Sep 11, 2013 7:50 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Report on Purgatory on Earth (POE) Hike #2 - I am new to Tampa (from Michigan) and very much looking forward to joining your hikes.  I'm a prof at USF in the writing program....   Best, Heather user 1. Aug 22, 2013 3:40 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Report on Purgatory on Earth (POE) Hike #2 - Love your POE hike reports and wish I could have gone--- BUT invitation to. 2year olds Big Birthday took me out of state! Sent from my iPhon MJMcPherson Aug 22, 2013 3:08 PM
Report on Purgatory on Earth (POE) Hike #2 - The high humidity was there.  The high temperature was there. And, of course, the sinners were there.  The prime ingredients of a  Purgatory on Earth (POE) hike.  We started on the Florida National Scenic Trail gordyhawkins Aug 22, 2013 2:54 PM
Check out our newest Suncoast Chapter FTA sponsor! - discount to FTA members! -   Located in the old Feed Depot at corner of Bearrs and Nebraska Avenue. PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL.....   Welcome to Southern Wilderness Depot! We are a small local outdoor/outfitter and new to the Tampa Lenny C. Jul 15, 2013 12:28 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Report on Purgatory on Earth (POE) Hike #1 - Hello Lili We need help, suggestions, recommendations ...to save the Friendship Trail Bridge It is a 2.6 mi Neil C. Jul 14, 2013 7:26 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Report on Purgatory on Earth (POE) Hike #1 - Great report   Looking forward to more  Sorry to miss them lili Lili K. Jul 13, 2013 11:45 PM
Report on Purgatory on Earth (POE) Hike #1 - The first hike of the Purgatory On Earth (POE) Summer Series is now in the books. The hike started on Croom-Rital Road, just west of Nobleton Road.  The route went south and eventually included both the low water and high water trails.  gordyhawkins Jul 12, 2013 9:43 AM
Report on "In Search of the Lightning Bugs, Episode 2" - 7 mile hike - Report on "In Search of the Lightning Bugs, Episode 2" - 7 mile hike Unrelated/related story: After a visit to Africa my friend showed me some pictures saying, "An gordyhawkins Jun 16, 2013 8:46 PM
salutations! - http://gualcolors.ru/news_xml.­php?mgnv862mqgpwmd ronald k. May 14, 2013 11:35 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Report on Tune Up for Purgatory on Earth (POE) Series -  Lenny C. May 12, 2013 12:33 PM
Report on Tune Up for Purgatory on Earth (POE) Series - Friday May 10, 2013 It doesn't get much better than this.  The hike at Citrus Tract was the upper half of the B loop,starting at the horse trough on Forest Road 13 and going counterclockwise  Enough hills to give the legs an awakening.  The gordyhawkins May 12, 2013 12:30 PM
Trail Walker Program - Dear Hikers,   State Forestry has an excellent program to help us keep our hiking shoes on! treehouseyoga Apr 21, 2013 5:43 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Backpacking along Florida Trail March 30-31 - Hi. I would be interested, but who would hike for two days over Easter? Those kind od distances, I have to hike at least 4 days! Maybe an other time. Regards.     Josef Augustin On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 a josef a. Mar 26, 2013 7:18 PM
Backpacking along Florida Trail March 30-31 - Wes C Mar 26, 2013 4:29 PM
Meetup details changed: FTA Myakka River State Park Five Mile Hike - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Suncoast­-Florida-Trail-Hiking/events/9­3395172/ When Bob B. Mar 10, 2013 9:35 PM
new activity leader - Hello! I am pleased to announce that Tracy Hyde has been appointed as our newest activity leader.  A lot  of you know him as he has been an active participant in many of our gatherings over the past year or so.. He is familiar with so Lenny C. Feb 28, 2013 11:39 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Report on Western Corridor Hike #13 - Hello, All the great accolades need to go to Gordy. Not only was it a great hike. He was forced to make adjustments very rapidly. He did, without ever loosing His cool . Great scenary, great company and great leadership. Thank you.  Josef josef a. Feb 14, 2013 2:20 PM
Report on Western Corridor Hike #13 - 2/13/12 Obstacles, Options, Decision, Hike How great a feeling to not be rushing and arrive at the hike with just a comfortable 'looking-forward-to-it " attitude  That last gordyhawkins Feb 14, 2013 12:42 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] New hiker questions for Corridor 1 2 - Hello Jeffrey, Confirming you are talking about Hike #13 scheduled for Wednesday Feb 13. It is tricky how i gordyhawkins Feb 9, 2013 4:18 PM
New hiker questions for Corridor 12 - I want to go on this hike. How does it work, I'm going to be dropped off at the starting point. When we r Jeffrey B. Feb 9, 2013 8:57 AM
Report on Western Corridor Hike #12 - Report on The Western Corridor Hiking Series. Hike #12. SR 50 to Lacoochee Rd with River Loop - 2/6/13 We picked up  the Western Co gordyhawkins Feb 8, 2013 8:39 PM
Updated - FNST Western Corridor Hiking Series - Dear Hikers and Trail Aficionados, Below is an updated list of the remaining Florida National Scenic Trail Western Corridor Series hikes. T his week marks the beginning of the hikes in our area led by Suncoast Chapter fo treehouseyoga Jan 7, 2013 2:10 AM
spam - When sending out messages to a group on meetup, make sure to check the Replies go back to you and not the whole group mailing list.   Tom Tom Jan 6, 2013 2:43 PM
Spam - We recently had a spam that was sent out as a replay to a message.  This is the first time this has happened in the last 3 years.  No one has your e-mail address.  The spam was only sent to the the server as a reply to a post.  As organizer Tom Jan 6, 2013 2:37 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] - Chances are the original sender has a virus that is automatically sending out email on her behalf. She needs to run a virus scan on her compu Mike B. Jan 5, 2013 10:54 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] - It's spam! Delete it. Donna --- On Sat, 1/5/13, Lee <leesm user 2. Jan 5, 2013 9:27 PM
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(no subject) - http://stevenanthony.com/dslgh­s. sandra s. Jan 5, 2013 7:30 PM
New film about photographer James Balog coming to Tampa Theater. Complimentary tickets for SFTH Group. - Preview not available user 7. Dec 29, 2012 3:03 PM
Schedule changes - please review - Dear Hikers and Trail Aficionados,   Hike # 5 of the Western Corridor Series was called on account of T-storms.   So - Hike # 5 (49th Ave TH in the Cross Florida Greenway to Pruitt TH) is now Saturday, Dec. 15th and Bi treehouseyoga Dec 13, 2012 5:03 PM
Schedule changes - please review - Dear Hikers and Trail Aficionados, Hike #5 and Bike #6 of the Western Corridor Series have been re-scheduled after Hike #5 was called on account of T-Storms. So - Hike #5 is tomorrow and the Bike Ride #6 has been moved to the following treehouseyoga Dec 13, 2012 12:46 PM
RE: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Monday's hike - I am glad the weather was good for you yesterday. I cannot user 7. Dec 2, 2012 9:18 AM
Monday's hike - Good Morning, Hikers - We had a SPECTACULAR time yesterday on the first hike in the Western Corridor Hiking Series!  And we were blessed with perfect weather. Tomorrow, we will be meeting at Sharpes Ferry Trailhead where we will leave treehouseyoga Dec 2, 2012 8:10 AM
1,500 members and Growing - The Florida Suncoast Hiking and Backpacking Group has passed the 1,500 membership levels.  This makes you part of one of the largest hiking Meetups in the world! We need more activity leaders!  If you are interested in leading an activity, pl Tom Oct 28, 2012 2:00 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] shuttle drivders - Hi I'm new on this thing and just want to know if I can drive up there leave my car there and meet u guys to hike?  How many people are going please and thanks :-) On Tuesday, October 23, 2012, kevin wrote: user 6. Oct 23, 2012 6:59 PM
shuttle drivders - we need shuttle drivers for our thanks giving hike it will take about an hour of your morning. we need to get from the fire tower at the richloam section of withlacochee forest to rock ridge rd in polk city. about 35 miles away. if you going on this h kevin Oct 23, 2012 6:49 PM
Good Deal ! - Florida Trail Association THIS WEEK ONLY! If you become a member of the FTA (at any level) by going online to our website and entering Tom Oct 6, 2012 12:56 PM
Harvest Moon Hike - Harvest Moon Hike September 29, 2012  Croom Forest, Tucker Hill Fire Tower, 8 miles, counter clockwise From my perspective   After a mile I knew it was a bad way to get started, a flat tire.   I pulled into the parking lot of gordyhawkins Sep 30, 2012 5:52 PM
FTA Meeting for FTA Members - There will be a meeting between USFS and FTA regarding the future of the Western Corridor - September 8th. Meeting at the Recreation Building at Whispering Pines Park, Inverness, FL. Address is 170 Tom Sep 5, 2012 5:58 PM
Hike Leader - Someone emailed me about leading hikes at MRSP.  I was on vacation and have lost that e-mail.  Please email me back.  Also, if anyone else is interested in leading activities, please let me know.  You can lead any type of activity you feel Tom Jul 31, 2012 6:16 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] PUrgatory on Earth: Bridge from Purgatory to Melons - Thanx for the spirit that informs your account of the walk.  Have I mentioned that I'm in Tampa and that these n Florida events pose $$$ and logistical challenge for me...but nonetheless want to branch out and get a better sense of what I can do... John Jul 25, 2012 2:59 PM
PUrgatory on Earth: Bridge from Purgatory to Melons - We met at the McDonald's in Belleview.  Three of the eight showed.  Not a problem, a very comfortable threesome.  We were fixin' to face our fate, to purge our souls of the malfeasance we created in the past year through thought, word, and deed. Tha gordyhawkins Jul 25, 2012 9:49 AM
Meetup details changed: Chapter to Chapter Re-Blaze! - Jacque of the Cracker Chapter has re-scheduled the Chapter to Chapter Re-Blaze Meetup at my request. July 21st conflicts with the FTA Activity Leader Training in Lakeland.  I've updated this Meetup.  For more details, see the full listing: treehouseyoga Jul 12, 2012 2:06 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] See below for Florida Outdoor Recr eation Coalition (FLORC), a symposium - Preview not available Lorri M. Jun 29, 2012 6:44 AM
See below for Florida Outdoor Recreation Coalition (FLORC), a symposium - Dear Florida Trail Association Chapter Members,    The US Forest Service is co-hosting, with the Florida Outdoor Recreation Coalit Tom Jun 28, 2012 8:39 PM
Help needed. See the message from Deb Blick forwarded the American Hiking News Flash. -     To all that like to hike the trails.  Please see below Deb's e-mail. FTA and FT land managers have used RTP grants in the past - particularly for major (and expensive) infrastructure co Tom Jun 14, 2012 7:38 PM
The trails need your help, please read! -   Dear Hikers, Backpackers and Trail Aficionados:   Many don't know what the “Western Corridor” is or that it is in danger o Tom Jun 6, 2012 7:33 PM
Happy National Trails Day - Every day is a great day to be hiking on a trail!! Please take time today to visit our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages Tom Jun 2, 2012 10:08 AM
Newsletter from The Florida Trail Association - Florida Trail E-Blaze Newsletter Click here to view Tom May 29, 2012 10:12 AM
national trails day 2012 -   Hey, 2012 National Trail Days is June 2nd.  It might be great if we all can lead a hike that day.  http://www.americanhiking.org/­national-trails-day/ General Inf Tom May 21, 2012 9:35 PM
Activity leaders needed so we can have more activities! - We've added a state-sponsored Activity Leader Training workshop on July 21, 2012 at the request of the Heartland chapter.  All FTA members, local land managers, and prospective members are invited to attend.  As past of the chapter leadership team, pl Tom May 19, 2012 7:08 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Grab Your Knapsack - Time to Hit Hog Island - body{font-size:10pt;font-famil­y:arial,sans-serif;background-­color:#ffffff;color:black;}p{m­argin:0px;} Thom H. May 8, 2012 9:16 AM
Camping - Hey you all, I will not be able to camp friday and saturday night.  I need someone to act as the contact person at the group site.  I will get the details and pass them on to you.  Nothing big, just giving out information to the group. Tom May 7, 2012 4:10 PM
Grab Your Knapsack - Time to Hit Hog Island - Grab Your Knapsack - Time to Hit Hog Island - 8.8 mile - May 5, 2012 Hike report from my perspective What started out with an unp gordyhawkins May 6, 2012 10:57 AM
In Search of the Lightning Bugs - In Search of the Lightning Bugs Where are the lightning bugs?  The quest to find out was undertaken by 13 curious and intrepid seekers of knowledge.  How did the quest go?  Well, here is my version of the expedition. The initial mee gordyhawkins Apr 29, 2012 9:00 PM
Monthly meeetings - We are in need of people to present at the monthly meetings at Bill Jackson's.  If you would like to share or know people we could contact, please let me know. Thanks Tom Tom Apr 22, 2012 11:22 AM
Meetup details changed: MOSI Sky Ropes Course - I've updated this Meetup. Opened it up to 30 from 25.  For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Suncoast­-Florida-Trail-Hiking/events/5­8783362/ treehouseyoga Apr 17, 2012 7:23 PM
Meetup details changed: North Carolina hiking week May 5-11 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Suncoast­-Florida-Trail-Hiking/events/5­8523592/ When Mitch A. Apr 13, 2012 8:17 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Florida Trail in The News - Lenny C. Mar 5, 2012 9:15 PM
Florida Trail in The News - Check out this link to the Tampa Bay Times to read about the Western loop of the FNST. Click here Tom Mar 5, 2012 8:31 PM
Out of Your Comfort Zone Part 2, Last Annual 25 Miler - Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part 2, Last Annual 25 Miler March 3, 2012 It was an odd awakening at Tillis Hill campground the day of the hike. Ten minutes earlier than the alarm, just several yards away from my tent, I was awakened gordyhawkins Mar 4, 2012 8:59 PM
Important Help needed - From Howard Pardue, Chair Chapter Council; Holly Parker FTA Policy Committee (may not be the correct name), Kent Wimmer, Program and Policy Director Help needed - contact your state legislator and object t Tom Mar 1, 2012 9:07 PM
Added Map and Compass skills to Monday's meetup - I've updated this Meetup. We have added a Basic Introduction to map and compass skills presentation to after the FWC presentation. Tom For more details, see the full listing: Tom Feb 18, 2012 10:27 AM
Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part 2 - Last Annual 25 Miler. - Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part 2 - Last Annual 25 Miler. Location: Citrus Forest, Tillis Hill Recreation Area ($2.00 per person) Date & time: Saturday March 3, 2012, 8:00 a.m. No, there is no decimal point between the 2 a gordyhawkins Jan 31, 2012 12:26 PM
Same message, hopefully with paragraphs, sorry Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - What a great day for a hike. It was hard to get up in the morning and get moving, however once in the car and grogginess wearing off, anticipation of a good day to come was a warmth. On the way to the trailhead, to the northeast gordyhawkins Jan 22, 2012 1:52 PM
Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - What a great day for a hike. It was hard to get up in the morning and get moving, however once in the car and grogginess wearing off, anticipation of a good day to come was a warmth. On the way to the trailhead, to the northeast the moon li gordyhawkins Jan 22, 2012 1:45 PM
Day Hike on 12 January Morris Bridge Site - Join me on Thursday. Looking forward to seeing everyone Bring your bike along for an extra hour of exercise at Flatwoods Lili K. Jan 7, 2012 3:27 PM
Day Hike Trout Creek - Please join me for a healthy walk about Lili K. Jan 7, 2012 3:24 PM
New Year and Changes to our meetup site. - Well, we passed 1,000 members mark as we closed out 2011. New for 2012: Tom Jan 1, 2012 10:39 PM
Ride-share needed from downtown St Pete to Flatwoods Wilderness Park on Sun. 12/17 - Is anyone from downtown St Pete going on the Flatwoods Wilderness Park hike on Sunday, Dec. 17? If so, I'd like to share t Joe Dec 13, 2011 10:33 AM
Meetup details changed: overnight beginners backpacking - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Suncoast­-Florida-Trail-Hiking/events/4­3328662/ When kevin Dec 4, 2011 8:27 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - Sounds great.  I just did 5 days on the Appalachian trail.  This will be a great way to keep up my fitness.  Also it will be great to actually hike on flat ground and without a 46 lb pack on my back On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 a Joel Thomas L. Nov 14, 2011 5:27 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - sounds good gordy count me in .  On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 7:36 PM, gordyhawkins < [address removed] > wrote: alex Nov 14, 2011 8:16 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - Sheri A. Nov 14, 2011 7:36 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - Marty Nov 14, 2011 7:10 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - I have never been to Brooksville and this would be my first hike with your group. So, sounds perfect! I'm in for the full hike. --- On Mon Johanna M. B. Nov 14, 2011 6:40 AM
Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - 16 mile hike//possible 8 mile bail out option Date: Saturday January 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m. Meeting Place: McDonalds, 31038 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville, FL 34602 Course: The Grand Loop starting at the C gordyhawkins Nov 13, 2011 7:35 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Columbia Sportswear - do we get a discount? --- On Sun, 10/23/11, Tom <[address removed]> wrote: kevin Oct 23, 2011 4:37 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Columbia Sportswear - Hi Tom Sorry about the cancellation today. I offered my house as an alternative Lili [masked] לילי Lili K. Oct 23, 2011 4:24 PM
Columbia Sportswear - Check out our new sponsor, Columbia Sportswear. Click on the link under Columbia to the left and go to their web site. Even if you are not buying anything, by going to their web site it will show them our support of their support and we wil Tom Oct 23, 2011 3:36 PM
Same message with paragraphs this time - sorry - FCAT Hike - Saturday October 15, 2011 FCAT Hike, Approx 8 miles Citrus Tact of Withlacoochee State Forest 59 degrees start, 74 degrees finish Areas hikers represented: Gulfport, Homosassa Springs, L gordyhawkins Oct 15, 2011 7:32 PM
FCAT Hike - Saturday October 15, 2011 FCAT Hike, Approx 8 miles Citrus Tact of Withlacoochee State Forest 59 degrees start, 74 degrees finish Areas hikers represented: Gulfport, Homosassa Springs, Land O Lakes, Leesburg, Madeira Beach, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, gordyhawkins Oct 15, 2011 7:26 PM
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Bike has sold - user 1. Sep 24, 2011 12:58 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] any bikers? - Preview not available user 1. Sep 23, 2011 9:35 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] any bikers? - I'll take this opportunity to reply and say how much I enjoyed your presentation Monday night at Bill Jacksons.....please add my email address to your future notifications, if any, for any activities, user 1. Sep 21, 2011 10:54 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] any bikers? - Preview not available Katherine B Sep 21, 2011 9:04 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] any bikers? - actually I am looking for a bike...yea! user 1. Sep 21, 2011 5:16 PM
any bikers? - user 1. Sep 21, 2011 1:27 PM
Questions about the title "Group Supporter" - I have had a number of questions about the title of Group Supporter under meetup member's name. Group Support is a title given to members that are also members of the Florida Trail Assc. When people become member Tom Sep 19, 2011 9:08 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] - Sheri A. Sep 18, 2011 2:40 AM
(no subject) - Sticks Sep 17, 2011 5:34 PM

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