If you're looking for something a little different to do this New Year's Eve, I am organizing a trip to Flagstaff for their annual Pinecone Drop. We did this event a couple of times before and had a lot of fun. It is a block party in the downtown area where a 6ft illuminated pinecone is dropped at midnight. Though it will be cold outside, there will be plenty of opportunities to warm up. Flagstaff has some great pubs, all within walking distance, which we can frequently duck into to get warm. In the past, we have made it into more of a pub crawl. Hotel rooms will be reserved to stay overnight.
Here are the details: NYE Pinecone Drophttp://www.meetup.com/Wandering-Soles-Hiking/calendar/15723380/
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