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Our Regular Monthly Meet - Second Mondays at REI

  • Jul 14, 2014 · 7:00 PM
  • REI

Let's talk water.  It's summer time.  It's hot.  Water is critical to a good hike.  Let's talk about finding and getting and carrying water.  Let's discuss the differences among filtering, sterilizing, and purifying.  Bring your own water system and let's compare and contrast.  Let's also talk water etiquette.  Should you bathe with soap in a stream?  Should you let your dog wallow in that spring?  Should you wash your pots and pans in a water source?

We will be discussing past and upcoming trips. If anyone has a suggestion or question, please post it in the discussion below.

All members who would like to have dinner beforehand are welcome to join at 6:00 at the Ruby Tuesday restaurant next door to REI.  Ask for the "backpacking group."

Please DO NOT RSVP merely to say "no."  It fills up the organizers' inboxes with needless, irrelevant emails.  Thanks!  We appreciate your help!

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  • Terry M.

    Informative. Learned a few tricks and tips that I need to try for myself. Nice to see such a large turnout on a dreary evening. The only lacking was a nice campfire :)

    July 15, 2014

  • ChrisL

    Good info on water and etiquette. Just the right amount of info and opinions. Now to chew on it...

    July 14, 2014

  • Debbie C.

    Not going to make it. Was stuck in rain traffic coming home from work and I'm still making dinner :-/ I had really wanted to make this one. So it goes.

    July 14, 2014

  • Adrienne W.

    Are we meeting even with the bad weather? Severe thunderstorm warning out til 8.

    July 14, 2014

  • Caitlyn Rae C.

    I work at REI :) I'm working Monday night, but I'll pop in if I get a chance!

    July 11, 2014

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