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We're reviving this group again. YAY!
*New rules - limited to 50 active members who are committed to Bushcraft, Survival, and Hiking in the Outdoors.

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6 Ravine Challenge

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**DATE IS TENTATIVE** - We're looking to have a 'group' of us ... so maybe the 8th will work?? --- Let's see how many RSVPs we get and then decide Here's some info for you... *Meet at the HICKORY PARKING LOT ... Please aim to ARRIVE 10 minutes early, arrive at 8:50 am EVENT DESCRIPTION: Complete the 6 Ravine Challenge (6RC) at Shades State Park with a Naturalist. This rugged hike will cover 4.42 miles, 3 ladder, and ~570 man-made steps. Participants must be able to lift their knee to a 90 degree angle and hiking boots are required. Walking sticks or trekking poles are suggested. "At Shades, the “6 Ravine Challenge” will take hikers 4.5 miles through Shawnee Canyon, the Devil’s Punch Bowl and to the vista at Prospect Point. Finishers earn a unique challenge sticker to show off their accomplishment. To earn a sticker, complete one of the challenges, share a picture on social media of the hike using the hashtags #5MileChallenge or #6RavineChallenge, and show photos of three locations from the challenge to a park naturalist." THINGS YOU SHOULD BRING: - Water - Snacks - Rain Gear - Good Hiking Shoes *Optional: wear your backpack and start your weight-training for your longer overnights WEATHER We will go unless pouring rain... BEFORE YOU BEGIN DRIVING ...Check back here on the morning of departure NOTE: We will CANCEL if a trail is still closed due to the recent rain. LOOKING FORWARD :)

Interest Call -- Appalachian Trail ???

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DATE NOT SET --- Just an Interest call to see if anyone is interested in doing the FULL or a Section of the Appalachian Trail ...

Huangshan or Huashan Mountain Climbing - Interest Call

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DATE NOT SET --- Just an Interest call to see if anyone is interested in a trip to China to climb either Huashan or Huangshan mountains. A mix of cable cars, hiking and hotels.

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