Past Meetup

annual thanksgiving backpacking weekend in the green swamp

This Meetup is past

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ok so i have done this 3 night 4 day hike twice. we will meet at the richloam firetower at 8:00 am. we will shuttle to rock ridge rd at the entrance to green swamp east. over 4 days will hike about 40 miles. its an easy hike and lots of fun. ( if your not fun do not sign up) yes its hunting season in GSE if that bothers you do not sign up. we will hike 12 miles on thanksgiving and camp at trial ford camp for the night. we will leave the GSE in the morning and cross 471 into GSW ( no hunting allowed ) we will hike about 10 miles to concession stand camp. next day we will hike to highbluff to camp. this is on the river. a nice camp. on the last day we will hike back to the fire tower. please join us after the hike at cracker barrel to celebrate.

we ill be filtering water from streams rivers and lakes all weekend. for those of you interested in hiking sections of the western corridor of the florida national scenic trail then this is the hike for you. space is not limited. however we will need shuttle drivers (my wife will be 1 of them, we will have room for 3 more ) so please ask around or volunteer. please tip your drivers. if you have any questions ask them here and i will do my best to answer them rite away

if you aren't going to go no need to RSVP NO.........................

my # day of hike only. [masked] we will be leaving the parking lot at 8:30 sharp do not be late or you will be left on your own........