Michael R

Assistant Organizer

Location:

Shaftsbury, VT
Hometown: Shaftsbury Vt

Member since:

September 25, 2009

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Tell us what level hiking / walking / backpacking / climbing you are experience and / or interested in! Rate yourself -- 1 is Rail-Trail Experience, 10 is Mt. Rainier!

I like all types of hiking. If I were to rate myself it would be a 8. I have done around 1800 miles back packing in the last 8 years on the A/T years. I am a 46er, Catskill 3500, and catskill 3500 winter. Plus I have hiked the long trail in Vermont.

Tell us about your favorite hikes and / or times walking in the woods!

I have hiked in a dozen states and Puerto Rico. They all have their beauty.

Are you an ADK 46er? Catskill 35er? Any other hiking accomplishments you would like to share?

I am a 46er.The most miles I have done in a day is 28 (twice). I will be done the Appalachion trail in 2 years (2014) I have completed the Long Trail. I am a Catskill 35er both regular and winter

What other outdoor activities do you like? Water sports? Rock climbing? Backpacking? Biking? Alpine / Snowboarding / Telemark / X-Country Skiing?

I like to kayak, back pack, Bike, and downhill skiing. I am an avid volleyball player. I have played in leagues for years.

Tell us about your best and worst time out on the trail ...

the best and the worst might of been the same day. It was on the A/T. The first hour I saw 11 deer. Then I heard a noise and saw a baby bear coming down a tree. At the base of the tree was 2 baby bears. The mother was on the other side of the trail

Introduction

I am looking to meet people who enjoy the outdoors and to make new friends.

What Michael R is saying about this Meetup Group

it is the perfect way to meet people that have the same goals as yourself. I have met people wanting to do the 46 high peaks. I have done the high peaks and the Catskillls.


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