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shuttle drivders - we need shuttle drivers for our thanks giving hike it will take about an hour of your morning. we need to get from the fire tower at the richloam section of withlacochee forest to rock ridge rd in polk city. about 35 miles away. if you going on this h kevin Oct 23, 2012 6:49 PM
Good Deal ! - Florida Trail Association THIS WEEK ONLY! If you become a member of the FTA (at any level) by going online to our website and entering Tom Oct 6, 2012 12:56 PM
Harvest Moon Hike - Harvest Moon Hike September 29, 2012  Croom Forest, Tucker Hill Fire Tower, 8 miles, counter clockwise From my perspective   After a mile I knew it was a bad way to get started, a flat tire.   I pulled into the parking lot of gordyhawkins Sep 30, 2012 5:52 PM
FTA Meeting for FTA Members - There will be a meeting between USFS and FTA regarding the future of the Western Corridor - September 8th. Meeting at the Recreation Building at Whispering Pines Park, Inverness, FL. Address is 170 Tom Sep 5, 2012 5:58 PM
Hike Leader - Someone emailed me about leading hikes at MRSP.  I was on vacation and have lost that e-mail.  Please email me back.  Also, if anyone else is interested in leading activities, please let me know.  You can lead any type of activity you feel Tom Jul 31, 2012 6:16 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] PUrgatory on Earth: Bridge from Purgatory to Melons - Thanx for the spirit that informs your account of the walk.  Have I mentioned that I'm in Tampa and that these n Florida events pose $$$ and logistical challenge for me...but nonetheless want to branch out and get a better sense of what I can do... John Jul 25, 2012 2:59 PM
PUrgatory on Earth: Bridge from Purgatory to Melons - We met at the McDonald's in Belleview.  Three of the eight showed.  Not a problem, a very comfortable threesome.  We were fixin' to face our fate, to purge our souls of the malfeasance we created in the past year through thought, word, and deed. Tha gordyhawkins Jul 25, 2012 9:49 AM
Meetup details changed: Chapter to Chapter Re-Blaze! - Jacque of the Cracker Chapter has re-scheduled the Chapter to Chapter Re-Blaze Meetup at my request. July 21st conflicts with the FTA Activity Leader Training in Lakeland.  I've updated this Meetup.  For more details, see the full listing: treehouseyoga Jul 12, 2012 2:06 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] See below for Florida Outdoor Recr eation Coalition (FLORC), a symposium - Preview not available Lorri M. Jun 29, 2012 6:44 AM
See below for Florida Outdoor Recreation Coalition (FLORC), a symposium - Dear Florida Trail Association Chapter Members,    The US Forest Service is co-hosting, with the Florida Outdoor Recreation Coalit Tom Jun 28, 2012 8:39 PM
Help needed. See the message from Deb Blick forwarded the American Hiking News Flash. -     To all that like to hike the trails.  Please see below Deb's e-mail. FTA and FT land managers have used RTP grants in the past - particularly for major (and expensive) infrastructure co Tom Jun 14, 2012 7:38 PM
The trails need your help, please read! -   Dear Hikers, Backpackers and Trail Aficionados:   Many don't know what the “Western Corridor” is or that it is in danger o Tom Jun 6, 2012 7:33 PM
Happy National Trails Day - Every day is a great day to be hiking on a trail!! Please take time today to visit our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages Tom Jun 2, 2012 10:08 AM
Newsletter from The Florida Trail Association - Florida Trail E-Blaze Newsletter Click here to view Tom May 29, 2012 10:12 AM
national trails day 2012 -   Hey, 2012 National Trail Days is June 2nd.  It might be great if we all can lead a hike that day.  http://www.americanhiking.org/­national-trails-day/ General Inf Tom May 21, 2012 9:35 PM
Activity leaders needed so we can have more activities! - We've added a state-sponsored Activity Leader Training workshop on July 21, 2012 at the request of the Heartland chapter.  All FTA members, local land managers, and prospective members are invited to attend.  As past of the chapter leadership team, pl Tom May 19, 2012 7:08 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Grab Your Knapsack - Time to Hit Hog Island - body{font-size:10pt;font-famil­y:arial,sans-serif;background-­color:#ffffff;color:black;}p{m­argin:0px;} Thom H. May 8, 2012 9:16 AM
Camping - Hey you all, I will not be able to camp friday and saturday night.  I need someone to act as the contact person at the group site.  I will get the details and pass them on to you.  Nothing big, just giving out information to the group. Tom May 7, 2012 4:10 PM
Grab Your Knapsack - Time to Hit Hog Island - Grab Your Knapsack - Time to Hit Hog Island - 8.8 mile - May 5, 2012 Hike report from my perspective What started out with an unp gordyhawkins May 6, 2012 10:57 AM
In Search of the Lightning Bugs - In Search of the Lightning Bugs Where are the lightning bugs?  The quest to find out was undertaken by 13 curious and intrepid seekers of knowledge.  How did the quest go?  Well, here is my version of the expedition. The initial mee gordyhawkins Apr 29, 2012 9:00 PM
Monthly meeetings - We are in need of people to present at the monthly meetings at Bill Jackson's.  If you would like to share or know people we could contact, please let me know. Thanks Tom Tom Apr 22, 2012 11:22 AM
Meetup details changed: MOSI Sky Ropes Course - I've updated this Meetup. Opened it up to 30 from 25.  For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Suncoast­-Florida-Trail-Hiking/events/5­8783362/ treehouseyoga Apr 17, 2012 7:23 PM
Meetup details changed: North Carolina hiking week May 5-11 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Suncoast­-Florida-Trail-Hiking/events/5­8523592/ When Mitch A. Apr 13, 2012 8:17 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Florida Trail in The News - Lenny C. Mar 5, 2012 9:15 PM
Florida Trail in The News - Check out this link to the Tampa Bay Times to read about the Western loop of the FNST. Click here Tom Mar 5, 2012 8:31 PM
Out of Your Comfort Zone Part 2, Last Annual 25 Miler - Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part 2, Last Annual 25 Miler March 3, 2012 It was an odd awakening at Tillis Hill campground the day of the hike. Ten minutes earlier than the alarm, just several yards away from my tent, I was awakened gordyhawkins Mar 4, 2012 8:59 PM
Important Help needed - From Howard Pardue, Chair Chapter Council; Holly Parker FTA Policy Committee (may not be the correct name), Kent Wimmer, Program and Policy Director Help needed - contact your state legislator and object t Tom Mar 1, 2012 9:07 PM
Added Map and Compass skills to Monday's meetup - I've updated this Meetup. We have added a Basic Introduction to map and compass skills presentation to after the FWC presentation. Tom For more details, see the full listing: Tom Feb 18, 2012 10:27 AM
Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part 2 - Last Annual 25 Miler. - Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part 2 - Last Annual 25 Miler. Location: Citrus Forest, Tillis Hill Recreation Area ($2.00 per person) Date & time: Saturday March 3, 2012, 8:00 a.m. No, there is no decimal point between the 2 a gordyhawkins Jan 31, 2012 12:26 PM
Same message, hopefully with paragraphs, sorry Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - What a great day for a hike. It was hard to get up in the morning and get moving, however once in the car and grogginess wearing off, anticipation of a good day to come was a warmth. On the way to the trailhead, to the northeast gordyhawkins Jan 22, 2012 1:52 PM
Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - What a great day for a hike. It was hard to get up in the morning and get moving, however once in the car and grogginess wearing off, anticipation of a good day to come was a warmth. On the way to the trailhead, to the northeast the moon li gordyhawkins Jan 22, 2012 1:45 PM
Day Hike on 12 January Morris Bridge Site - Join me on Thursday. Looking forward to seeing everyone Bring your bike along for an extra hour of exercise at Flatwoods Lili K. Jan 7, 2012 3:27 PM
Day Hike Trout Creek - Please join me for a healthy walk about Lili K. Jan 7, 2012 3:24 PM
New Year and Changes to our meetup site. - Well, we passed 1,000 members mark as we closed out 2011. New for 2012: Tom Jan 1, 2012 10:39 PM
Ride-share needed from downtown St Pete to Flatwoods Wilderness Park on Sun. 12/17 - Is anyone from downtown St Pete going on the Flatwoods Wilderness Park hike on Sunday, Dec. 17? If so, I'd like to share t Joe Dec 13, 2011 10:33 AM
Meetup details changed: overnight beginners backpacking - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Suncoast­-Florida-Trail-Hiking/events/4­3328662/ When kevin Dec 4, 2011 8:27 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - Sounds great.  I just did 5 days on the Appalachian trail.  This will be a great way to keep up my fitness.  Also it will be great to actually hike on flat ground and without a 46 lb pack on my back On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 a Joel Thomas L. Nov 14, 2011 5:27 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - sounds good gordy count me in .  On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 7:36 PM, gordyhawkins < [address removed] > wrote: alex Nov 14, 2011 8:16 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - Sheri A. Nov 14, 2011 7:36 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - Marty Nov 14, 2011 7:10 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - I have never been to Brooksville and this would be my first hike with your group. So, sounds perfect! I'm in for the full hike. --- On Mon Johanna M. B. Nov 14, 2011 6:40 AM
Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - Out of Your Comfort Zone, Part I - 16 mile hike//possible 8 mile bail out option Date: Saturday January 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m. Meeting Place: McDonalds, 31038 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville, FL 34602 Course: The Grand Loop starting at the C gordyhawkins Nov 13, 2011 7:35 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Columbia Sportswear - do we get a discount? --- On Sun, 10/23/11, Tom <[address removed]> wrote: kevin Oct 23, 2011 4:37 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Columbia Sportswear - Hi Tom Sorry about the cancellation today. I offered my house as an alternative Lili [masked] לילי Lili K. Oct 23, 2011 4:24 PM
Columbia Sportswear - Check out our new sponsor, Columbia Sportswear. Click on the link under Columbia to the left and go to their web site. Even if you are not buying anything, by going to their web site it will show them our support of their support and we wil Tom Oct 23, 2011 3:36 PM
Same message with paragraphs this time - sorry - FCAT Hike - Saturday October 15, 2011 FCAT Hike, Approx 8 miles Citrus Tact of Withlacoochee State Forest 59 degrees start, 74 degrees finish Areas hikers represented: Gulfport, Homosassa Springs, L gordyhawkins Oct 15, 2011 7:32 PM
FCAT Hike - Saturday October 15, 2011 FCAT Hike, Approx 8 miles Citrus Tact of Withlacoochee State Forest 59 degrees start, 74 degrees finish Areas hikers represented: Gulfport, Homosassa Springs, Land O Lakes, Leesburg, Madeira Beach, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, gordyhawkins Oct 15, 2011 7:26 PM
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Bike has sold - user 1. Sep 24, 2011 12:58 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] any bikers? - Preview not available user 1. Sep 23, 2011 9:35 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] any bikers? - I'll take this opportunity to reply and say how much I enjoyed your presentation Monday night at Bill Jacksons.....please add my email address to your future notifications, if any, for any activities, user 1. Sep 21, 2011 10:54 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] any bikers? - Preview not available Katherine B Sep 21, 2011 9:04 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] any bikers? - actually I am looking for a bike...yea! user 1. Sep 21, 2011 5:16 PM
any bikers? - user 1. Sep 21, 2011 1:27 PM
Questions about the title "Group Supporter" - I have had a number of questions about the title of Group Supporter under meetup member's name. Group Support is a title given to members that are also members of the Florida Trail Assc. When people become member Tom Sep 19, 2011 9:08 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] - Sheri A. Sep 18, 2011 2:40 AM
(no subject) - Sticks Sep 17, 2011 5:34 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] RSVP ing - Tom: I apologize.  This was my first rsvp and the prior eve forecast showed a good amount of rain.  I was unaware of who to notify that I was not coming..  In the future I will be more mindful. Thank you. don k. Sep 16, 2011 9:05 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] RSVP ing - Please ask people not to reply all. user 1. Sep 16, 2011 6:44 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] RSVP ing - How come I am getting these emails? user 1. Sep 16, 2011 6:44 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] RSVP ing - My apology Tom I didn't realize it was almost a hour drive from St Pete, next time I'll check the map before I sign up, thanks --- On user 9. Sep 15, 2011 11:37 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] RSVP ing - You can remove me from your group. On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 9:14 PM, Tom < [address removed] > wrote: Pam B. Sep 15, 2011 9:49 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] RSVP ing - Hi Tom: Mark C. B. Sep 15, 2011 9:16 PM
RSVP ing - Please, please, if you RSVP for an event. show up or change your RSVP. Activities are limited in size fro the enjoyment of the participants. If you RSVP yes and do not show up, you have taken the spot that another member could have taken an Tom Sep 15, 2011 9:13 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] - SPAM! On user 1. Aug 18, 2011 11:38 AM
inappropriate use of meetup contact list! - p { margin: 0; } This is in inappropriate use of the meetup contact list! ----- Original Message ----- Brigita G. Aug 17, 2011 3:09 PM
inappropriate use of meetup contact list! - p { margin: 0; } This is in inappropriate use of the meetup contact list! ----- Original Message ----- Brigita G. Aug 17, 2011 3:09 PM
(no subject) - http://shop.cskcyber.com/image­s/mysite.php?html107 Sticks Aug 17, 2011 1:46 PM
FTA Fun Weekend correction - Sorry, it is not next weekend. It is next month. My summer went so fast that I guess it felt like months have turned into days. Tom Tom Aug 13, 2011 7:25 PM
Florida Trail Fun Weekend - Our Florida Trail Fun Weekend is next weekend. We are planning camping Friday and Saturday night(Sunday for those that like). We also need some people to volunteer to help with activities, organizing the food, and welcoming people. Yo Tom Aug 13, 2011 3:18 PM
FCAT Hike - Just a remember to stay active even in these hot months so you will be ready for the test. Test? What test? "FCAT Hike" - (Fitness, Conditioning And Training) Coming at you Saturday morning, October 15 @ 8:00 gordyhawkins Aug 6, 2011 11:42 AM
Meetup details changed: Springer Mt. to Max Patch Presentation Informational / Educational Meeting - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Suncoast­-Florida-Trail-Hiking/events/1­5458754/ When Tom Jul 29, 2011 6:26 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Summer Hike # 3 - Gordy, your narratives are second to none. I wish I could make it to a Poe hike but must wait until one occurs on a weekend. And, believe me, I need the punishment. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 27, 2 Ron Jul 28, 2011 9:40 PM
Summer Hike # 3 - Purgatory on Earth (POE) Summer Hike # 3 - "15 Barking Dogs' Hike Prologue: "15 barking dog hike" would have been easy to avoid. It was said there would be violent, vicious, ferocious dogs. And, without question, this being at the gordyhawkins Jul 27, 2011 6:22 PM
green swamp backpacking - ok so here is how its going to go we need to meet at Richloam Fire Tower 38260 Richloam Clay Sink Rd Webster fl at 9:00 am you can leave your car here all week as it will be safe next to the rangers house then we will shuttle with my wife and cathy muck kevin Dec 17, 2010 4:03 PM
Meetup details changed: Florida Trail Fun Weekend Hillsborough River SP - Stone Soup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Suncoast­-Florida-Trail-Hiking/calendar­/14180775/ When : Satu Tom Dec 13, 2010 8:48 PM
New Meetup: Citrus - Loop A - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Citrus - Loop A When : Wednesday, December Mitch A. Dec 5, 2010 8:25 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] New Meetup: DAY HIKE CROOM LOOP A - user 1. Dec 3, 2010 5:35 PM
RE: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] New Meetup: DAY HIKE CROOM LOOP A - Bad Idea! I was just out there..."Hunting Season!" Sticks Dec 3, 2010 10:02 AM
New Meetup: DAY HIKE CROOM LOOP A - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : DAY HIKE CROOM LOOP A When : Thursday, December 16 Lili K. Dec 2, 2010 11:34 PM
New Meetup: Citrus Day Hike - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Citrus Day Hike When : Thursday, December 2,[masked]: Mitch A. Nov 22, 2010 2:49 PM
ocala and green swamp - time is getiing short so if you are thinking of going on either trip RSVP soon all have a happy thanks-giving and don't over eat kevin kevin Nov 22, 2010 2:41 PM
Hillsborough River SP Fun Weekend Stone Soup 1/15/11 30th anniversary of the FTA Suncoast Chapter - Good News. We have the Youth Camp for tent camping from 1/14/11 thru 1/16/11 for camping. There is a bathroom. Showers and more bathrooms at the regular camp ground. There is water but to electricity other then in the bathroom. You can bring the car Tom Nov 8, 2010 5:20 PM
New Meetup: Backpacker Magazine's Get Out More Tour With Sheri and Randy Propster - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Backpacker Magazine's Get Out More Tour With Sheri and Randy Propster Tom Nov 2, 2010 8:06 PM
New Meetup: Stoves and Water treatment Backpacking 102 Informational / Educational Meeting - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Stoves and Water treatment Backpacking 102 Informational / Educational Tom Nov 1, 2010 8:00 PM
New Meetup: Day Hike Myakka River State Park - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Day Hike Myakka River State Park When : Sunday, Nov Tom Nov 1, 2010 5:52 PM
New Meetup: Florida RV & Outdoor Super Show Jan.11 to 16th - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Florida RV & Outdoor Super Show Jan.11 to 16th When Tom Oct 31, 2010 8:36 PM
New Meetup: starkey wilderness park primitive over night camping - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : starkey wilderness park primitive over night camping W kevin Oct 31, 2010 7:36 PM
New Meetup: Beach Hike North Clearwater Beach to Caladesi Island State Park - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Beach Hike North Clearwater Beach to Caladesi Island State Park Tom Oct 27, 2010 7:45 PM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Activity leaders Needed: - Tom, ? I am fairly new member of FTA and have not yet participated in any activities.? I do have a fair amount of hiking experience (20 years) and would be willing to help out. ? John Oct 24, 2010 3:40 PM
Re: Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Activity leaders Needed: - I recently joined the Florida Native Plants Society. I found out there are some very knowledgeable members of that group who are also members of Florida T treehouseyoga Oct 24, 2010 10:34 AM
Re: [Suncoast-Florida-Trail-Hiking­] Activity leaders Needed: - Preview not available Lenny C. Oct 23, 2010 3:04 PM
Activity leaders Needed: - As our group grows past 360 members we are in need of adding more activities so we can offer more, different types of hikes. We use only Florida Trail activity leaders to lead our hikes. There is two reasons. The first reason is you know t Tom Oct 23, 2010 1:48 PM
Meetup details changed: 4 day backpacking, green swamp - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Suncoast­-Florida-Trail-Hiking/calendar­/15140473/ When : Sund Tom Oct 18, 2010 5:50 PM
New Meetup: Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park When : Saturd JJ D. Oct 17, 2010 7:10 PM
New Meetup: Trail Food Share and Taste - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Trail Food Share and Taste When : Saturday, January Tom Oct 4, 2010 7:49 PM
New Meetup: Richloam Day Hike - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Richloam Day Hike When : Thursday, October 14, 2010 Mitch A. Oct 1, 2010 1:18 PM
Save this Date - You will not want to miss this Conference - March 11-13, 2011 The Annual Conference's theme this year will be Wilderness Adventures and will be geared to the wants and needs of the FTA member. Workshops will involve and revolve around wilderness skill building and safety. Jim Kern the Tom Sep 25, 2010 4:21 PM
New Meetup: Sleeping Turtles Preserve Hike - South - Venice - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Sleeping Turtles Preserve Hike - South - Venice When Tom Sep 22, 2010 9:44 PM
New Meetup: Hike in Withlacoochee Forest - Announcing a new Meetup for Florida Suncoast Hiking & Backpacking Group! What : Hike in Withlacoochee Forest When : Wednesday, Octob Tom Sep 22, 2010 9:36 PM

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