Steve W.

Location:

South Ozone Park, NY
Hometown: Delaware

Member since:

January 17, 2012

Do you have a hiking/climbing goal or dream adventure?

I want to return to Patagonia and do the "W" path camping through Los Torres del Payne. Condors, guanacos, rheas, panthers, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, pampas and high peaks: that place is amazing. On the homefront, I also want to do a weeklong float trip down a major watershed- maybe the Shenandoah to the mouth of the Potomac, the length of the navigable Susquehanna, or something out west.

What adventures would you like to participate in?

I look forward to hiking, camping, canoeing, kayaking, XC skiing and am open to other adventures as well. My job is very indoors and for my sanity and spirit I need to find a way to get some forests, mountains or even wooded parkland. Get me outside!

What was the most challenging hike/climb/backpack/trek you've ever done?

A weeklong winter traverse through the Presidential Range in North Conway NH. This was snowshoeing over a 5' base of snow and employing crampons when crossing ice-glazed rock. The 6 day back country trek required hauling a 30kg pack in double boots through incredible weather (good and bad) and sheltering one whiteout overnight in an ice cave. I enjoyed this challenge 2 years in a row but since my buddy got married his wife no longer lets him go.

Introduction

I am new to the city and hope to find an outlet for my outdoor wanderlust. I would like to find like-minded people who also pine to get out among the pines.


This Meetup is community funded

$5.00/year

Member dues are used to:
  • Cover Meetup costs

Voluntary

Members are not required to pay dues, but are encouraged to chip in.

Cancel dues at any time.

Dues are billed each year.

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy