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Passing on some good information from a fellow meetup friend. - Hello fellow meetup members. I don't make a habit of doing this sort of thing, but wanted to give some recognition to a fellow member of our community and local meetup member. You can choose what to do with it and in my opinion it is something we all c Mike Jan 5, 2016 7:05 PM
Sept. 12th and 26th Hikes - Unfortunately I will not be able to attend the Sept. 12th or 26th hikes with work and out of town weddings.  Would another organizer be able to lead these hikes or would a person who is going on the hike?  There is no reason the group can't hike jus Marie Sep 2, 2015 1:24 PM
Happy St. Patrick's Day! - Mike Mar 17, 2015 3:51 PM
Happy New Year! - Wishing you a safe, happy and healthy New Year! ~Mike Mike Dec 31, 2014 5:20 PM
RE: [PeoriaBackpackers] Today - Thanks Mike...same back to you and all :) Mike <[address removed]> wrote: Diane S. Nov 27, 2014 12:39 PM
Today - Wishing you and yours a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. For those of you that do not celebrate, I hope that today is special in some way for you. CO ~Mike. :) Mike Nov 27, 2014 8:49 AM
Meetup details changed: Racing and Camping at Road America - I've updated this Meetup with the schedule. We should get back at about 5:30 on Sunday. I am also considering going to Six Flags Great America after the Saturday race. For more details, see the full listing: Greg C. Jul 2, 2014 10:26 AM
Meetup details changed: Racing and Camping at Blackhawk Farms Raceway - I've updated this Meetup with a revised schedule. The races are earlier, so we will get home earlier on Sunday. For more details, see the full listing: http:// Greg C. Jun 27, 2014 7:29 AM
Meetup details changed: Canoe the Jacks Fork River in Missouri - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Peor­ia-Backpackers-Meetup-Group/ev­ents/169571302/ Jim Apr 13, 2014 9:37 PM
Meetup details changed: Hike Farmdale Reserve - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Peor­ia-Backpackers-Meetup-Group/ev­ents/169581632/ Becky Mar 20, 2014 4:58 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Rei Garage Sale - No, if you're a member you get other perks. Complicated Sent from my iPad On Dec 27, 2013, at 6:47 PM, Donna < Jerry D C. Dec 27, 2013 6:54 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Rei Garage Sale - Don't you have to be an REI member to go? Donna Donna Dec 27, 2013 6:47 PM
Rei Garage Sale - This is just a public service announcement that REI in Chicago is having a garage sale on Saturday the 28th of December from 8 am to 9 pm.  Apparently this is items that have been returned, etc. and some real bargains can be had.  Member Chris Tjark Marie Dec 27, 2013 1:25 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! - Thanks Mike! Blessed Christmas to you and all in the group too :) Diane S. Dec 25, 2013 4:25 PM
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! - Wishing you and yours a happy holiday...and all good things to come in the new year! ~Co-Organizer, Mike :^D Mike Dec 25, 2013 9:41 AM
Meetup details changed: Maple Sirip Tour of Sugar Grove Nature Center. $5 CASH ADMISSION. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Peor­ia-Backpackers-Meetup-Group/ev­ents/103721052/ Marie Feb 12, 2013 12:14 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Meetup details changed: Winter Backpacking at Siloam Springs - I've tried to get off your mailing list before. Can you do something to remove my email from the list. Kurt --- On Sat, 1/12/13, Jim <climber316 Kurt H. Jan 14, 2013 9:30 AM
Meetup details changed: Winter Backpacking at Siloam Springs - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Peor­ia-Backpackers-Meetup-Group/ev­ents/99302442/ Jim Jan 12, 2013 6:58 PM
Holiday Greeting - I wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. If your not celebrating Christmas, I wish you a wonderful holiday or your choice. I would like to thank all my fellow trip organizers for all the help this past year putting together outings and ma Jim Dec 25, 2012 11:21 AM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Wishing You - Mike, Thank you and have a wonderful Christmas and New Year, see you tomorrow. Jim.&n Jim Dec 24, 2012 5:53 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Wishing You - Back to you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=sseRlBDDVaU --- On Mon, 12/24/12, Mike <[address removed]> wrote: Diane S. Dec 24, 2012 2:58 PM
Wishing You - Hi, CO Mike here. I just wanted to send an email out to each and every one of you..to wish you a Merry Christmas if you celebrate it and a Happy New Year! I hope 2013 brings all of you GREAT things. Be well! ~Mike :*) Mike Dec 24, 2012 1:54 PM
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Sea Kayak for sale - Hello fellow Peoria Backpacker members. This is Mike. I have a friend that is selling his 17ft. Necky Elaho HV high volume kayak. it has a rudder and two large dry storage spaces as well as a smaller one located behind the seat for your lunch/drink, Mike Jun 25, 2012 6:31 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Peoria Journal Star - That is great. I had contacted them a long time ago about doing a story on Peoria Backppackers. Good to see they are finally doing it. Scott Jun 25, 2012 10:27 AM
Peoria Journal Star - To all members I have been contacted by the Peoria Journal Star about doing a story on the Peoria Backpackers. I have invited a reporter and photographer to the July 1st, hike at Jubilee. I just wanted to let people know in advance in case they want Jim Jun 23, 2012 7:09 PM
Meetup details changed: New member meetup and gear discussion. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Peor­ia-Backpackers-Meetup-Group/ev­ents/64839822/ Jim May 20, 2012 10:08 PM
New Meetup: Turkey Run State Park - Indiana - Hike and Camp - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Turkey Run State Park - Indiana - Hike and Camp When : Sat Jim Dec 20, 2010 11:05 PM
New Meetup: Siloam Springs State Park - Basic backpacking trip - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Siloam Springs State Park - Basic backpacking trip When : Jim Dec 20, 2010 10:44 PM
New Meetup: Monthly meetup - trip and gear discussion - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Monthly meetup - trip and gear discussion When : Thursday, Jim Dec 20, 2010 10:20 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Up-coming trips - Jim, Mike here. I would be willing to lead any hike at Robinson Park or Rock Island Trail. Robinson would be a 2hr hike. Rock Island would be 2.5 or Mike Dec 6, 2010 11:18 AM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Up-coming trips - Thanks Jim! Looking forward to seeing the schedule. Bethany Sent from my iPhone On Dec 5, 2010, at 9:03 PM, Jim < quigg@mt Bethany Dec 6, 2010 10:51 AM
Up-coming trips - Hello everyone, We met last Wednesday at Avanti's and developed a list of potential trips for the coming year. I will be putting these trips out on the calendar over the next couple of weeks. At this time I do not have leaders for all of the tri Jim Dec 5, 2010 9:03 PM
New Meetup: Sand Ridge State Forest - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Sand Ridge State Forest When : Saturday, December 11, 2010 Jerry Nov 22, 2010 10:35 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Hello members - Great Jim! So glad your heading this up. Scott dropped off some gear with me today. I can give to you at some point, maybe in Dec. at the meetup. Looking forward to more trips! On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 8:41 PM, Jim AEM Nov 18, 2010 8:57 PM
Hello members - Greetings everyone, I'd like to wish Scott good luck with his move to Georgia and to offer my thanks for all that he has done to start and be the driving force behind this group. As for up-coming trips, please send me any ideas that come to mind. Also, Jim Nov 16, 2010 8:40 PM
Time to Move On - Georgia Bound - Dear Peoria Backpackers, I wanted to let everyone know that I will be relocating to the Atlanta Georgia area next week. My last day in P-Town will be Friday the 19th. This last year has been such a great experience organizing this Meetup Group Scott Nov 12, 2010 9:38 AM
New Meetup: Forest Glen - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Forest Glen When : Saturday, November 6,[masked]:00 PM Scott Nov 1, 2010 4:53 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] New Meetup: Member Meetup - Yes, I think two more in Nov. :) Sent from my iPhone On Oct 18, 2010, at 8:18 AM, AEM < [address removed] > wrote: Scott Oct 18, 2010 4:50 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] New Meetup: Member Meetup - Scott, Would LOVE to attend but I'll be in WI that weekend . We still need to catch up about MI. So sorry Imissed that trip! Are there any more coming up? On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Scott < AEM Oct 18, 2010 8:18 AM
New Meetup: Member Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Member Meetup When : Saturday, October 30,[masked]:00 PM Scott Oct 17, 2010 11:50 AM
Scott added a post - You can track our progress starting Thursday at 6:00 PM by following this link. http://www.spotadventures.com/­user/profile?user_id=46669 Scott Oct 6, 2010 2:35 PM
Scott added a post - We have a Cabin set up on the Little Carp Trail. It's about a mile from the car. We will stay there on Thursday and head to Shining Clouds Water Fall on Friday Night. Then on Saturday head to either Mirror Lake, or Lake Superior depending on where we stag Scott Oct 5, 2010 11:44 PM
Fw: Saturday 9/25/10 Hike - --- On Fri, 9/24/10, don west <[address removed]> wrote: Buck Sep 24, 2010 3:20 PM
New Meetup: Montly Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Montly Meetup When : Sunday, September 26,[masked]:00 AM Scott Sep 15, 2010 4:47 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Scott added a post - Thanks.? I usually cant find stuff that is right in my face LOL On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 10:55 PM, Scott < [address removed] > wrote: Zak Sep 8, 2010 12:52 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Scott added a post - It's on the Meetup Site below the Photo Album on the front page. Scott --- On Tue, 9/7/10, M. Zak <[address removed]> wrote: Scott Sep 7, 2010 10:55 PM
Re: [PeoriaBackpackers] Scott added a post - where do I find this video On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 10:13 PM, Scott < [address removed] > wrote: Zak Sep 7, 2010 10:04 PM
Scott added a post - New Video about what to bring on a Backpacking Trip presented by The Hiking Lady Scott Sep 6, 2010 10:13 PM
New Meetup: Porcupine Mountain Wilderness in the U.P of Michigan - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Porcupine Mountain Wilderness in the U.P of Michigan When Scott Sep 6, 2010 3:27 PM
New Meetup: Rock Cut State Park Hike and Camp - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Rock Cut State Park Hike and Camp When : Saturday, Octobe Scott Sep 6, 2010 2:10 PM
New Meetup: Social Pizza Night - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Social Pizza Night When : Wednesday, September 15,[masked]: Scott Aug 30, 2010 3:56 PM
Scott added a post - Just an FYI: The weather for Saturday is suppose to be awesome. High of only 75 Low of 58. Let's get signed up for our Labor Day Trip. Scott Aug 30, 2010 10:33 AM
New Meetup: Labor Day Weekend Backpacking Trip - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Labor Day Weekend Backpacking Trip When : Friday, Septembe Scott Aug 29, 2010 8:27 PM
Scott added a post - Fixed the link to our new Facebook Page. Log in and say hello. http://www.facebook.com/pages/­ThePeoriaBackpackers/153882517­958937 Scott Aug 25, 2010 9:10 PM
Scott added a post - Hey everyone!!! ThePeoriaBackpackers now has a Facebook Fan Page.... http://www.facebook.com/pages/­ThePeoriaBackpackers Scott Aug 23, 2010 10:51 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] New Meetup: Backpacking 101 at Jubilee State Park - Cool. --- On Mon, 8/23/10, Todd Tingle <[address removed]> wrote: Scott Aug 23, 2010 9:53 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] New Meetup: Backpacking 101 at Jubilee State Park - Preview not available Todd T. Aug 23, 2010 9:42 PM
New Meetup: Backpacking 101 at Jubilee State Park - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : Backpacking 101 at Jubilee State Park When : Saturday, Sep Scott Aug 23, 2010 9:37 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] Scott added a post - Todd T. Aug 17, 2010 11:01 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] Scott added a post - I have family coming in but depending where it is my sister and I would love to go. Also, I really would love to meet on the 29th, but I work at St. Johns hospi Jennifer B. Aug 13, 2010 5:50 PM
New Meetup: All Member Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What : All Member Meetup When : Sunday, August 29,[masked]:00 AM Scott Aug 13, 2010 11:35 AM
Scott added a post - We have Labor Day coming up. 3 day weekend. Do we want to plan something? With these temps, I'd be a little worried about dehydration issues. ?? Scott Aug 13, 2010 8:26 AM
Buck Hiking Schedule - Thank yous to everyone who attended my previously scheduled hikes! On tap for this weekend: 1.  Buck Aug 12, 2010 6:39 PM
Clinton Lake Hiking - Anyone interested in Hiking at Clionton Lake this Sunday August 8th? We tried a couple of months ago to do the North Fork trail, but did not have enough interest. I'm planning on being there at 11:00 am. Anyone who wants to join me is welcome. The tra Jim Aug 6, 2010 2:28 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] Scott added a post - Preview not available Todd T. Aug 6, 2010 11:51 AM
Re: [backpackers-196] Scott added a post - I haven't been able to do anything this summer! Heading to Alaska this weekend but hope to have some free time in September. Anything possible labor day weekend? Sunday maybe? Bethany Aug 5, 2010 1:52 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] Scott added a post - Game on! On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Tom < [address removed] > wrote: AEM Aug 5, 2010 7:17 AM
Re: [backpackers-196] Scott added a post - Preview not available Todd T. Aug 4, 2010 1:09 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] Scott added a post - I am ready and available most any weekend in August.?? ? Tom On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 8:49 PM, Scott < [address removed] > user 9. Aug 2, 2010 8:13 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] Hiking Schedule - Preview not available Todd T. Jul 29, 2010 6:40 PM
Hiking Schedule - I invite any and all for sure to be memorable hiking, this weekend,weather permitting: 1. Fri. 7/30 at 7 PM. Buck and 2 dogs meet in front of G Buck Jul 29, 2010 6:15 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] Scott added a post - Preview not available Jim Jul 26, 2010 9:36 PM
Scott added a post - I really need to get out and do some hiking and backpacking. Who's with me? I'm checking spots now. Scott Jul 26, 2010 8:49 PM
Summer Picnic Details - Hello!!!!! For those who are coming to my house this weekend, park in the Junction City Parking lot and walk across the street to 6006 Wickwood Rd. (First Grey House on Right on Wickwood) My Green Chevy Pickup will be in the driveway. Scott Jun 25, 2010 9:52 PM
New Meetup: Summer Picnic - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What: Summer Picnic When: Sunday, June 27,[masked]:00 PM Where: Scott's House 6006 N. Wickwood Peoria, IL 61614 The Peoria Backpack Scott Jun 7, 2010 10:25 AM
Picnic - Hello fellow Hikers and Backpackers! At our last meet up we discussed a Peoria Backpackers Summer Picnic. I called a few places, one of which was the Peoria Park District. The only pavilion they have open is on June 27th at Detweiller Park. Th Scott May 28, 2010 10:50 AM
New Meetup: New Member Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What: New Member Meetup When: Sunday, May 23,[masked]:00 AM Where: Forest Park Nature Center 5809 N Forest Park Dr Peoria, IL[masked] Scott May 4, 2010 11:06 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Starved Rock Camping and Hiking - Starved Rock Camping and Hiking, scheduled to occur on Friday, May 7,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetu Jim May 2, 2010 11:05 PM
New Meetup: Backpacking Along the Trail - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What: Backpacking Along the Trail When: Wednesday, April 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Forest Park Nature Center 5809 N Forest Park Dr Peoria, IL 6 Scott Apr 23, 2010 11:27 AM
New Meetup: Charles Dean Wilderness Trip - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What: Charles Dean Wilderness Trip When: Friday, May 7,[masked]:00 AM Price: $10.00 per person Where: Charles C. Deam Wilderness 811 Con Scott Apr 22, 2010 11:36 AM
Meetup details changed: Charles Dean Wilderness Trip - When: Friday, April 23,[masked]:00 AM Where: Charles C. Deam Wilderness 811 Constitution Ave Bedford, IN 47421 Price: $5.00 per person RSVP limit: 10 "Yes" RSVPs If the changes a Scott Apr 5, 2010 9:22 PM
Meetup details changed: Kickapoo Canoe, Kayak, Hiking, and Camping Trip - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Peor­ia-Backpackers-Meetup-Group/ca­lendar/12890975/ When: Scott Mar 16, 2010 10:37 AM
Re: [backpackers-196] Scott added a post - Preview not available Jim Mar 16, 2010 9:54 AM
Scott added a post - Are we still meeting at Junction City on Friday? I can carry all the gear in my truck. Let me know, I can bring one person. Scott Mar 16, 2010 9:34 AM
Meetup details changed: Siloam Springs - State Park - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Peor­ia-Backpackers-Meetup-Group/ca­lendar/12599558/ When: Scott Mar 14, 2010 4:47 PM
Track our Progress this Weekend - Hey Peoria Backpackers! For those you couldn't make today's Beginners 101 at Sandridge Meetup, at least you can be part of the fun. Visit my "Hiking Page" and track our progress Live via GPS as we hike and camp at Sandridge State Park Scott Feb 20, 2010 9:30 AM
New Meetup: Shawnee National Forest - Garden of the Gods - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What: Shawnee National Forest - Garden of the Gods When: Saturday, March 20,[masked]:00 PM Price: $10.00 per person Where: Shawnee National F Scott Feb 13, 2010 8:52 PM
New Meetup: Member Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What: Member Meetup When: Sunday, March 14,[masked]:00 AM Price: $3.00 per person Where: Forest Park Nature Center 5809 N Forest Park Dr Scott Feb 13, 2010 5:08 PM
New Meetup: Shopping for Gear - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What: Shopping for Gear When: Saturday, February 13,[masked]:00 AM Where: Gander Mountain 5114 West Holiday Drive Peoria, IL 61615 Scott Jan 25, 2010 3:58 PM
New Meetup: Beginners 101: Sand Ridge State Park - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What: Beginners 101: Sand Ridge State Park When: Saturday, February 20,[masked]:00 PM Price: $10.00 per person Where: Sand Ridge State Park Scott Jan 13, 2010 6:38 PM
Photo's posted - Starved Rock Meetup - Just posted some photos of the Starved Rock Trip today. (more to come) Yes!!! We went and had a blast. We saw some Eagles, (see photo) and hiked about 3 miles in lots and lots of snow. The Starved Rock Walking Club were so nice. Then after our hike we all Scott Jan 7, 2010 7:13 PM
Meetup details changed: Gear Discussion and New Member Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Peor­ia-Backpackers-Meetup-Group/ca­lendar/12150047/ When: Janua Scott Dec 29, 2009 5:27 PM
New Meetup: Gear Discussion and New Member Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What: Gear Discussion and New Member Meetup When: January 27,[masked]:00 AM Where: Forest Park Nature Center 5809 N Forest Park Dr Peoria, IL Scott Dec 26, 2009 5:48 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] Happy Holidays! - Looking forward to it! Merry Christmas everybody!! --- On Thu, 12/24/09, Scott <[address removed]> wrote: user 8. Dec 24, 2009 10:02 PM
Happy Holidays! - I wish everyone a great Holiday Season and a safe New Year. Hope to see all of you in 2010. We have some really cool trips set up. Scott Scott Dec 24, 2009 10:44 AM
UPDATE on Illinois River Bluff Hike and Camp - Good news. The cabins DO have electricity. AND we have running water near by. Also, We will park at the "Cabin" Parking lot. This parking lot is before you get to the main parking lot at Camp Wokanda. When you enter the park you will see a lake Scott Dec 17, 2009 9:59 PM
New Meetup: Illinois River Bluff Trail Hike and Camp - Announcing a new Meetup for The Peoria Backpackers Meetup Group! What: Illinois River Bluff Trail Hike and Camp When: January 16,[masked]:30 PM Price: $7.00 per person Where: Camp Wokanda 620 Boy Scout Scott Dec 16, 2009 8:16 PM
Re: [backpackers-196] New Meetup: Bald Eagle Hike at Starved Rock - Hi, this will be fun! I will drive if needed. I drive a Nissan Sentra which will only seat four comfortably, but I will drive if needed. --- On user 8. Dec 6, 2009 11:32 PM

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