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Steve D



Wake Forest, NC
Hometown: McConnellsburg, PA

Member since:

June 10, 2010

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Wake Forest / Raleigh

What type of THOG events are you interested in participating in? (ie hiking, backpacking, camping, cycling, paddling, skiing, snowshoeing, nature photography, geocaching, etc)?

I like doing things that the normal Joe cannot do every day. Anyone can hike Umstead, Ski Snowshow, paddle on Falls Lake, or car camp at a State park, but who can ultralight back-pack camp for days in rain, snow, and cold, ski the black diamond’s of beautiful western U.S. slopes, or paddle down unknown flooding rivers? Don’t get me wrong, I like the easy stuff too, but I like traveling where few have gone before me. It makes the trip a delightful challenge that will be remembered for a long time.

Here's your chance to show off! Where are your favorite places to explore? (you don't have to divulge all your secret places!)

Where ever the wind blows me. Usually the river, lakes, and mountains. I want to do a week long Half Dome pack-in camp trip! Part of my bucket list for a long time. (2015 Halfdome will come true, 12 days scheduled in Yosemite, 7 days of it backpacking over July 4th weekend)**It was awesome**

What is your hiking level? What are your expectations from joining THOG? What do you hope to gain from THOG membership?

I'm an ultralight pack camping type. If my pack is over 25 pounds with water, I have to much. I'm not speedy, but I get there. And I hope to share fun experiences with other like minded individuals while being in the great outdoors.

By joining THOG, you agree that you have read, understood and abide by our Member Code of Conduct and Trip Participation Waiver. You agree that participating in our activities is voluntary and you are solely responsible for yourself and your guests

"I AGREE", but that was along time ago, and my feeble mind has forgotten most of it. Basically, don't be who you don't like, and do 'much more' unto other as you would expect them to do unto you. We are only on this spinning blue marble for a short while, make it fun for everyone.


Just get me into the wild and I'll be happy. Less is more if you know what I mean.

What Steve D is saying about this Meetup Group

Another great time with a nice bunch of THOG folks.

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