Re: Uh... Hello... moderators? A little help here? Re: [hiking-233] Tips for newbie wilderness backpacker headed to Alaska in June?

From: heather a.
Sent on: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 12:15 PM
My goodness, you all sound like a bunch of whiny babies. No need to be a snob to someone that just asked a question and needed advice. I suggest you just remove yourselves so that no one has a chance of meeting you at the next meetup.

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PLEASE REMOVE ME FROM THIS THREAD.
 
Next time this happens, I'm unsubscribing so please fix the problem.

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Date: Tue, 29 Jan[masked]:04:53 -0500

Ditto.

~Cami


From: "L Lisa Lawrence" <[address removed]>
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Sent: Tuesday, January 29,[masked]:49:26 AM
Subject: Uh... Hello... moderators? A little help here? Re: [hiking-233] Tips for newbie wilderness backpacker headed to Alaska in June?

Can a moderator PLEASE do something about this with the group settings?

Changing our personal settings does nothing to stop this flood of email spam every time someone replies to the email. (which never should have gone out as an email to the entire list in the first place)

I'd hate to have to unsubscribe from the group, but it's getting that bad.

~L

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 7:36 AM, Todd <[address removed]> wrote:
25 emails so far from people asking to be removed, lets see if all 3,600 who were emailed can send just one out each! :-D lol

-Todd

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PLEASE REMOVE ME FROM THIS THREAD. -Tom Gambill

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Thanks 

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Pls remove me from this thread as well 



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Remove me from this thread

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Please take me off list as well. thank you

Ashley Roessner, M.H.A.

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please remove me as well. thank you!

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Please remove me from the list.

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Ditto 

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From: Michael <[address removed]>
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Subject: Re: [hiking-233] Tips for newbie wilderness backpacker headed to Alaska in June?


When I lived in Alaska, there were as many people killed in the back country each year by moose trampling as by bears. But the bears get more press.
Michael

On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 8:31 PM, Lance Delo <[address removed]> wrote:
I've never been to Alaska but what follows is my impression from the many i've known who have lived/traveled/hiked/climbed there, and lots of reading...

1) contact rangers in the area you will be going to
2) follow their advice
3) unless otherwise instructed follow good bear country practices (use a bear can, no food in tents or clothing, cook away from camp, etc)
4) watch out for moose as well
5) the bugs are legendary
6) you must be adept at map and compass navigation and have current topos and a good sighting compass with adjustable declination. A gps is not a substitute
7) be prepared to be self-sufficient. You can get weathered in, stuck behind washouts, lost, set upon by wildlife or out-of-season monster storms, on and on

~= From the desk of Belgrdjzan Skriznor =~

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From: "Rory James" <[address removed]>
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Subject: [hiking-233] Tips for newbie wilderness backpacker headed to Alaska in June?
Date: Mon, Jan 28,[masked]:36 pm


M,

Where are you heading in Alaska?

Rory

On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 4:03 PM, Dew Warnock <[address removed]> wrote:
newbee myself, but, envy you going to Alaska,,,it is AMAZING, if youve not been before your in for a real treat. My best advise is watch out for bears!!! Good luck with getting info you need, Be safe and I know you will have an incredible time:-D

 
   


From: Muzammil <[address removed]>
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Subject: [hiking-233] Tips for newbie wilderness backpacker headed to Alaska in June?

Hi, and sorry for cross-posting (first time using MeetUp) -- I'm from the midwest but have lived here for several years now. This summer (second half of June), I am headed up to Alaska for a 1-2 week long hike.

Would any of the more experienced trekkers be willing to share your knowledge and offer some tips as I figure out how to go about this? I'd be happy to treat you to a coffee if that's easier; I'm living in Belltown but happy to come over to your part of town!

Thank you,
Muzammil




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