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Meet other people interested in backpacking, hiking, camping and skiing. Our signature hike is the Wednesday night hike up to Echo Mountain for a fun HAPPY HOUR potluck. Everyone is welcome, so come and help us make this the greatest group on meetup.

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Welcome to Happy Hour Backpacking

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  • New RSVP
    Jon V. Jon V. RSVPed Yes for Hike the Cogswell Dam Road..
    54m ago
  • New Member
    Mary H. Mary H. joined
    1h ago
  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    4h ago

    "The Moon rose around 11:15 and I stopped to get this photo .... it was low on the horizon and very orange ...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    4h ago

    "Large centipede ... probably 3+ inches long. We also saw a couple much smaller ones, maybe an inch or so long."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    4h ago

    "..... and this was the second one. Note how different they appear? Not sure why, but this might be the larger female, gravid with eggs ....."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    4h ago

    "We saw two Camel Spiders on the hike down ... this was the first one ...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    4h ago

    "One of the smaller scorpions we've seen on the trail ... maybe 3/4 of an inch long ...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    4h ago

    "We thought we might see a fight between the Springtail and this small Scorpion, but it turns out the Springtail feed only on lichens and algae ...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    4h ago

    "Harvestman Spider, aka Daddy Long Legs ... an Arachnid, but not a true spider. They are venomous, but no more so than most spiders, and their mouth parts are so small they can't inflict a bite on a human."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    4h ago

    "Though not venomous, those jaws can inflict a hell of a bite."

 
Founded Mar 26, 2008

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