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Last minute spot open on "Bucket List" White Mountain Hut-to-Hut NH trip 7/24-28 - Hello Fellow Backpackers. This message is from Mary, who is unable to attend this trip due to a recent injury.  At this late date, she can't get a refund from the AMC, so hopefully one of our WB members (or their friends), Amy Jul 19, 2017 9:44 PM
Possible spot open for Epic White Mountains Hut-to-Hut Hike July 24-28 - We have made our way down the waitlist for this trip. Now looking for anyone else willing to buy a spot in the event one of our team can't make the trip. May have one spot open shortly, as team member's plans change or in the event of recent injury. If Amy Jun 27, 2017 10:34 PM
Meetup details changed: AT Rollercoaster - Snickers Gap to Ashby Gap - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/dc-backpackers/events/240511104/ "> PaulD Jun 7, 2017 10:04 PM
Meetup details changed: Confirmed: MD AT, Pen-mar park to south of Frederick - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/dc-backpackers/events/240266567/ "> PaulD May 26, 2017 6:19 PM
Meetup details changed: Confirmed: MD AT, Pen-mar park to south of Frederick - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/dc-backpackers/events/240266567/ "> PaulD May 25, 2017 11:29 AM
Meetup details changed: Last minute! Feeler: Mem weekend MD AT point to point. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/dc-back­packers/events/240198020/ When : Saturday, May 27, 2017 PaulD May 23, 2017 5:38 PM
Meetup details changed: Last minute! Feeler: Mem weekend MD AT point to point. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/dc-backpackers/events/240198020/ "> PaulD May 22, 2017 9:44 PM
Help with my move - I have been overwhelmed by the group's generosity in helping to find a place to live, thank-you so much everyone as I am trying to figure out the right direction to go.  However regardless, must get things packed up and moved out this week. Jim N. Mar 25, 2017 6:43 PM
Looking for a house share - Hello everyone, having trouble finding new living quarters and need to move this month (March), so asking for help (which is hard for me to do for those who do not know me, lol). I will need help this weekend moving ,but before that I need to f Jim N. Mar 20, 2017 2:49 AM
One Space Available for Hut to Hut Hike of the White Mountains - Hello Fellow WB Members, We still have one space available for our popular Hut-to-Hut hike of New Hampshire's famous White Mountains.  July is a fabulous time to go, and these trips usually sell out!  I want to get my RSVP's in to the AMC as Amy Mar 5, 2017 3:37 PM
Meetup details changed: Appalachian Trail Maryland Backpack to Harper's Ferry: easier 3-day trip - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/235197673/ When : Friday, November 11, 2016 Amy Oct 29, 2016 9:24 AM
Great to meet you today - Zoe, thank you for attending the event today. Thank you for treating us with coffee and ice cream. I really enjoyed hiking with you. Lijuan   Lijuan Oct 8, 2016 10:46 PM
Roaring Plains Backpacking trip this weekend! - I was working tonight until 9:20 PM and just learned about someone without permission or authorization cancelling my 43rd Roaring Plains Backpacking trip (39th and still holding, lol). I apologize this has happened and we will get to the bottom of it s Jim N. Sep 28, 2016 10:24 PM
Roaring Plains is still on!!! - Hi there Washington Backpackers! We experienced a little computer hiccup.  The event to Roaring Plains was accidentally cancelled. We reinstated the event, but please check your RSVP to make sure your spot is secure!  So sorry for the mix-up. Amy Sep 28, 2016 9:17 PM
Meetup details changed: Canoeing in Algonquin Park Ontario - 5 days / 4 nights - I've added some details. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/231892262/ When : Sunday, July 24,[masked]:0 Gerry Jun 21, 2016 12:29 AM
Meetup details changed: Canoeing in Algonquin Park Ontario - 5 days / 4 nights - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/231892262/ When : Sunday, July 24,[masked]:0 Gerry Jun 20, 2016 10:22 PM
Meetup details changed: South Shenandoah Backpack Tour: 9+12miles & Happy Hour in Harrisonburg - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/230350665/ When : Saturday, June 25,[masked] marc May 16, 2016 9:11 AM
Meetup details changed: Cherry Blossom Sunset Cruise - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/229244550/ When : Thursday, March 31, 2016 Kelly P Mar 29, 2016 8:36 PM
Passing of Hua Davis - It is with great sadness I report the passing of our great friend Hua Davis from hypothermia in the Adirondacks (ADK) on Friday March 4, 2016.  As there has been much misinformation out there in news articles and social media, have refrained from sayi Jim N. Mar 14, 2016 5:06 PM
Lost River Cabin Trip 4/1-4/3 one spot open - There is one spot open for a cabin trip to Lost River State Park.  Please see site for more details. Kelly Mar 9, 2016 5:40 AM
Meetup details changed: Cherry Blossom Sunset Cruise - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/229244550/ When : Thursday, March 31, 2016 Kelly P Mar 4, 2016 11:46 PM
Happy Holidays! - Happy Holidays/Merry Christmas everyone from your friends at WB!  This is the time of year to look around and be thankful for what we have and not what we don't have.  I know I am very thankful for all the great people and great memories I have shar Jim N. Dec 25, 2015 11:15 PM
Happy Holidays! - Happy Holidays/Merry Christmas everyone from your friends at WB!  This is the time of year to look around and be thankful for what we have and not what we don't have.  I know I am very thankful for all the great people I have met over the years here Jim N. Dec 25, 2015 11:09 PM
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! - From the WB Family to you and yours, wishing everyone a safe, happy joyous Thanksgiving and hope to share many more wonderful outdoor adventures with everyone soon!  Enjoy the turkey and nap afterwards! Washington Backpackers Leadership Team Jim N. Nov 26, 2015 10:03 AM
Meetup details changed: Backpack the Appalachian Trail's Roller Coaster! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/225446830/ When : Saturday, October 24, 201 Frank Sep 18, 2015 4:53 PM
Survival Night in MD - Let me start this out by saying that this is not for the faint of heart but I can't be the only crazy Chance Aug 13, 2015 12:29 PM
Seneca Creek Trail Maintenance Trip - Hello, there are still some spots available for our Seneca Creek Trail Maintenance Trip this weekend.  The weather will be picture perfect and sunny with highs in the LOW 70's and lows in the mid-50's, so the perfect relief from all the hazy, hot and Jim N. Jul 28, 2015 3:16 PM
Last minute opening for Hut-to-Hut hike in New Hampshire this weekend - Due to someone unable to attend, a last minute spot has opened up for our White Mountain hike.  If you are interested, please contact Mark for his spot. [address removed].  The cost is $239 for the hut and the shuttle. Thanks, A Amy Jul 13, 2015 9:42 AM
Last minute opening for Hut-to-Hut hike in New Hampshire this weekend - Due to someone unable to attend, a last minute spot has opened up for our White Mountain hike.  If you are interested, please contact Mark for his spot. [address removed].  The cost is $239 for the hut and the shuttle. Thanks, A Amy Jul 13, 2015 9:41 AM
Please disregard my earlier message - Someone already took the spot!  Thanks for looking. Ciao, Amy Amy Jun 27, 2015 4:18 PM
One spot available on Hut-to-Hut hike July 19 - Hi DC Backpackers, My dad won't be able to join us this on the White Mountain hike this year due to an injury.  His spot is for sale, so if anyone still wants in on this hike, please let me know ASAP.  First person to email me gets dibs!  T Amy Jun 27, 2015 3:55 PM
RE: [backpackers-120] Update on Brian Botkin's injuries - I remember when he did Tibbs Knob 5x to help people lol Kelly Mar 25, 2015 2:57 PM
Update on Brian Botkin's injuries - Just an update on Brian for the group.  His family has set up a website with information on his condition with continuing updates here: www.caringbridge.org/visit/br Jim N. Mar 25, 2015 1:48 PM
Re: [backpackers-120] Beginner Backpacker Workshop 3/14 unofficial meetup - The location is a 2hr drive from DC. Is anyone else going that wants to share a ride? :) On Mar 5, 2015, at 10:43 PM, Jim Newman < AJ Mar 6, 2015 8:45 AM
RE: [backpackers-120] Beginner Backpacker Workshop 3/14 unofficial meetup - Wow, amazing event Kelly, you should post it! JIM S Jim N. Mar 5, 2015 10:42 PM
RE: [backpackers-120] Beginner Backpacker Workshop 3/14 unofficial meetup - Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone Jim N. Mar 5, 2015 10:41 PM
Re: [backpackers-120] Beginner Backpacker Workshop 3/14 unofficial meetup - Hi All, I hav Cory L F. Mar 5, 2015 6:35 PM
Beginner Backpacker Workshop 3/14 unofficial meetup - Hello, a friend of mine Lauralee Bliss is holding a beginner backpacker's workshop on March 14th in Standardsville VA.   This is not an "official" meetup up event and I cannot attend.  I thought this might be of interest for some new members.  Laura Kelly Mar 5, 2015 6:20 PM
(Washington backpackers) Lee Metcalf Hike May 2015 - Update! - I have added a timeline, updated maps with reliable water points. List of miles per day are added and elevation gains. This should be the final draft of the hike before I set in stone at the 90 days out point.   Any question pl Mike Feb 2, 2015 2:47 PM
Meetup details changed: Camping@Elizabeth Furnace/Day hike on Saturday@Sunday to Signal Knob/High Peak - January 23rd update: Due to high demand on this trip, I changed the campsite to this highly esteemed camping ground: Elizabeth Furnace. Summary of the changes: 1. Camping at group site Loop B on Saturday night. Jin, Z Jan 23, 2015 12:53 PM
Meetup details changed: Winter Backpacking: Overnight Trip through MD - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/219879588/ When : Friday, February 13, 2015 Chance Jan 21, 2015 2:43 PM
Last minutes Lake Placid, NY this MLK holiday weekend - All, Van Jan 14, 2015 12:27 PM
Happy Holidays to Everyone! - It's been another stellar year at WB, but it would not be complete without wishing everyone Happy Holidays and warm wishes from your outdoor adventure friends and family here!  I hope you all enjoy the best the season has to offer and look forward to Jim N. Dec 24, 2014 3:29 PM
Meetup details changed: WB 6th Annual Cross Country Ski Trip! Joint again with DC/UL! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/214038322/ When : Friday, January 30, 2015 Jim N. Dec 12, 2014 12:35 PM
Last Minute Cabin Trip - Horwitz Cabin is the most recent addition to the PATC cabins for rent. A friend of mine has rented it and some people have bailed today and he now has room for three more. The dates are Dec. 12-14. The cabin sleeps six, has ele Steve W. Dec 9, 2014 4:11 PM
Re: [backpackers-120] Cross Country Ski Trip - OK if I pay through DCUL? Same trip, right? ----- Original Message ----- From: Jim Newman <[address removed]> To: [address removed] Sent: Tue, 18 Nov[masked]:44:00 -0000 (UTC) Subject: [ba patricia z. Nov 19, 2014 6:58 AM
Re: [backpackers-120] Cross Country Ski Trip - Hi Jim, How do I make my payment? Went to the page but no link to pay. I know I should have gotten to this sooner. Hope all is well with you and se you on the 29th. best, patricia z. Nov 19, 2014 6:57 AM
Cross Country Ski Trip - It looks like we will have some spaces available in the cabins for the Cross Country Ski trip, so please sign up saying you want a spot and I will open up some spots tomorrow.  The spots are in order of where you signed up on the list, but would guess Jim N. Nov 18, 2014 4:41 PM
Meetup details changed: WB Annual Christmas Party! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/203377912/ When : Monday, December 15, 2014 Jim N. Nov 7, 2014 1:08 PM
Meetup details changed: 6th Annual Cross Country Ski Trip! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/214038322/ When : Friday, January 30, 2015 Jim N. Oct 30, 2014 12:48 PM
Meetup details changed: Training/Endurance Hike Series #1- Challenge Yourself! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/209606322/ When : Saturday, October 25, 201 Jim N. Oct 21, 2014 4:44 PM
Meetup details changed: Training/Endurance Hike Series #1- Challenge Yourself! - Dear WB hikers, I added Friday night camping option and Saturday morning sunrising option to this first training hike on October 25th. Come out to join this first training hike to get ready for our next year's Extreme Hike Seri Jin, Z Oct 17, 2014 7:29 PM
New Meetup: 6th Annual Cross Country Ski Trip! - Announcing a new Meetup for The Washington Backpackers Meetup Group! What : 6th Annual Cross Country Ski Trip! When : Friday, January 30 Jim N. Oct 17, 2014 1:01 PM
AT Roller Coaster Backpacking! - Hey all!  Just a quick note that I changed the dates of the Columbus Day AT roller coaster backpacking trip to only Saturday and Sunday, Oct 11 and 12.  Just a heads up for anyone that may have wanted to join but can't take Monday off!  See you on t Frank Oct 2, 2014 12:18 PM
Meetup details changed: Fall Adirondacks Great Range Backpacking/Camping Trip- 35 miles & 13,000' Gain! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/201906432/ When : Friday, September 26, 201 Jim N. Sep 17, 2014 2:42 PM
Big Meadows Car Camping Trip - Hello, I scheduled a car camping trip to Big Meadows in SNP during the weekend of Oct 3rd,  please  join me.  There will be moderate hikes scheduled.  See meetup page for more details. Kelly Kelly Aug 6, 2014 5:41 PM
Re: [backpackers-120] Hi from Jin about the SUP night. - Why did you send this to all of the WB group, which is over 3,000 people? Your event didn't appear to have anyone signed up and even if it di PaulD Jul 10, 2014 11:03 AM
Otter Creek Trip- Perfect Backpacking 101 plus more fun! - Just wanted to mention to the group since I did not specifically state it before, but the Otter Creek Trail Maintenance trip is the perfect backpacking 101 trip as well as getting to give back a bit to the beautiful area we will be backpacking in.  Th Jim N. Jun 25, 2014 12:19 PM
Meetup details changed: Jones Mountain Cabin with 11 mile North Fork Mountain/Staunton River Trail hike - There are still four spots left so I've updated this meetup to extend the signup deadline to Thursday, 29 May. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ Brian May 26, 2014 11:25 PM
Meetup details changed: Weekday 13 Mile Moderate AT Hike Fox Gap South to Weverton Cliffs - I've updated this Meetup. I can't believe I forgot Monday was Memorial Day, especially because I had to do some wrangling at work to get the day off for a family affair! For more details, see the full listing: Amy May 19, 2014 5:20 PM
RE: Washington Backpackers photo in Sierra Trading Post monthly photo contest - Now this is embarrassing. Should you still feel like going to the trouble of showing my photo some love, here is the monthly contest page link: https://www.facebook.com/sierr­atradingpost?sk=app_1398853206­996085&ref=woobox Dave Mar 25, 2014 1:11 PM
Washington Backpacker trip photo in the Sierra Trading Post monthly photo contest - Hi all, I know this is a blatant abuse of the group mailing list, so please accept my apologies. My photo is a finalist though in the Sierra Trading Post monthly contest and since it was from a Washington Backpackers trip, I don't feel quite so Dave Mar 25, 2014 1:05 PM
Meetup details changed: Monthly Meeting and Happy Hour! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/162514812/ When : Thursday, March 13, 2014 Jim N. Mar 12, 2014 3:35 PM
Meetup details changed: Get Lost in PA Adventure Weekend! Best Waterfall Hike in East at Rickett's Glen - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/170687722/ When : Friday, May 2,[masked]:00 Jim N. Mar 11, 2014 12:28 PM
Meetup details changed: Roaring Plains Winter Backpacking Trip - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/163706922/ When : Friday, March 7,[masked]:3 Jim N. Mar 6, 2014 2:54 PM
Meetup details changed: Mardi Gras Parade/Happy Hour - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/162192042/ When : Tuesday, March 4,[masked]:3 Kelly P Mar 2, 2014 5:54 PM
Meetup details changed: Banff Mountain Film Festival, tickets available now!!! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/149753522/ When : Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Jim N. Feb 19, 2014 11:25 AM
Meetup details changed: Hut-to-Hut hike of New Hampshire's White Mountains and Presidential Traverse - Fellow Backpackers, We have already filled the 20 slots guaranteed by the AMC for this trip.  However, if you missed the opportunity to sign up, you can call the AMC and pay for a spot.  As long as they still have availability, email me Amy Jan 28, 2014 12:22 AM
Hiking and Biking - Preview not available Dan S. Jan 26, 2014 4:07 PM
Another Seneca the Dog Update - Dear Friends, Two weeks have passed since a lucky dog miraculously made her way in Amy Jan 18, 2014 4:07 PM
Update on Seneca the Dog, and a big "THANK YOU!!" - Hi Friends, Last Saturday, a starving and seriously injured bear tracking dog made her way into our camp on the banks of Seneca Creek in West Virginia.  Miraculously she had made it through sub-zero temperatures, ice, and snow to find our litt Amy Jan 8, 2014 4:13 PM
Seneca the Dog Update - Amy Jan 7, 2014 11:25 AM
Meetup details changed: WB Christmas Party and Happy Hour Earlier! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/148240972/ When : Monday, December 9, 2013 Jim N. Dec 5, 2013 12:55 PM
Meetup details changed: Monthly Meeting and Happy Hour! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/145882422/ When : Wednesday, November 13, 2 Jim N. Oct 30, 2013 1:44 PM
Meetup details changed: WB Christmas Party and Happy Hour! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/148240972/ When : Monday, December 9, 2013 Jim N. Oct 30, 2013 10:56 AM
New Meetup: National Christmas Tree and Monuments Sunset Hike - Announcing a new Meetup for The Washington Backpackers Meetup Group! What : National Christmas Tree and Monuments Sunset Hike When : Sund Jim N. Sep 23, 2013 3:21 PM
Meetup details changed: Swimming In White Oak and Cedar Run Canyons' with a Hawksbill bonus! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/130021022/ When : Saturday, August 31, 2013 Jim N. Aug 29, 2013 5:27 PM
Meetup details changed: Dolly Sods/Roaring Plains Trail Maintenance and Party! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/129866192/ When : Friday, September 6, 2013 Jim N. Aug 1, 2013 12:35 PM
Meetup details changed: Monthly Meeting and Happy Hour! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/123806432/ When : Thursday, July 11,[masked]: Jim N. Jul 9, 2013 5:03 PM
Meetup details changed: Roan Mountain Balds and Blooming Rhododendrons! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/101166572/ When : Friday, June 14,[masked]:00 Jim N. Jun 11, 2013 2:49 PM
Meetup details changed: The Devil's Path + Half Devil - Extreme Day Hike across the Catskills! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/110981772/ When : Friday, June 21,[masked]:30 Jim N. Apr 9, 2013 2:51 PM
Meetup details changed: Intro to Foraging, Washington Monument to Annapolis Rocks, 11 miles - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/109958112/ When : Wednesday, April 10 Amy Mar 22, 2013 7:57 AM
Meetup details changed: Backpacking/slackpacking BLACKROCK Southern SNP Weekend 3/22-3/24 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/100712442/ When : Friday, March 22,[masked]:0 Kelly Mar 13, 2013 8:59 PM
Meetup details changed: Backpacking 101 and Dutch Oven Rendezvous On the Mountain! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/103512122/   I have added the group food menu Lynet Jim N. Mar 7, 2013 10:05 AM
Meetup details changed: Backpacking 101 and Dutch Oven Rendezvous On the Mountain! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/103512122/ When : Friday, March 8,[masked]:00 Jim N. Mar 7, 2013 9:46 AM
Meetup details changed: Pre St. Patty 15 mile hike up Three Top Mtn wine and irish cheese tasting finale - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/107023872/ When : Saturday, March 16, 2013 marc Mar 1, 2013 1:35 AM
Winter Wildlands Alliance Film Festival and Fund Raiser - Johnny Garder made me aware of the Winter Wildlands Alliance Film Festival and Fund Raiser: This Friday evening on U Street will be a series of winter mountain films to celebrate backcountry winter recreation. This film series, in its eight yea Jim N. Feb 28, 2013 9:54 AM
Meetup details changed: Old Rag - 9-mile Dayhike with a Post Hike Meal and Art Gallery! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/104083012/ When : Sunday, March 3,[masked]:45 Jim N. Feb 11, 2013 2:14 PM
Meetup details changed: Trail Days! - I've updated this Meetup by increasing the attendees. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/96695382/ When : Jim N. Jan 25, 2013 11:06 AM
Meetup details changed: Get Lost in PA Adventure Weekend! Best Waterfall Hike in East at Rickett's Glen - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/96718122/ I have increased the size of this event to 40 and o Jim N. Jan 24, 2013 1:26 PM
Meetup details changed: Get Lost in PA Adventure Weekend! Best Waterfall Hike in East at Rickett's Glen - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/96718122/ When : Friday, May 3,[masked]:00 PM Jim N. Jan 24, 2013 12:25 PM
Meetup details changed: Roan Mountain Balds and Blooming Rhododendrons! - I've updated this Meetup with a waiting list.  For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/101166572/ When : Fri Jim N. Jan 24, 2013 11:25 AM
Skiing tomorrow - I know there wasn't a lot of interest in skiing because of the lack of snow, but Liberty is almost entirely open. With the low temps, they have been cranking out snow making. I am still going tomorrow with 4 others in my car. If anyone is still interested Amy Jan 20, 2013 5:32 PM
slackpacking trip interest for March 2013 - Hello, I really want to go back to the southern part of SNP and slackpack.   I love it there.  I want to go possibly the weekend of March 26th .  THIS WOULD BE ABOUT 3.5 HOUR drive one way  FOR DC PEOPLE.  NOT SURE IF ANYONE WOULD TRAVEL THAT FAR Kelly Jan 20, 2013 4:22 PM
slackpacking trip interest for March 2013 - Hello, I really want to go back to the southern part of SNP and slackpack.   I love it there.  I want to go possibly the weekend of March 26th .  THIS WOULD BE ABOUT 3.5 HOUR drive one way  FOR DC PEOPLE.  NOT SURE IF ANYONE WOULD TRAVEL THAT FAR Kelly Jan 20, 2013 4:21 PM
Cross Country Ski / Purple Fiddle/ Day Hike/ Party Trip! - We have had 4 people back out of their cabin spots over the past 14 hours for our Cross Country Ski trip with Purple Fiddle music in the evening, so if anyone wishes to take their place please contact me by email ( n Jim N. Jan 11, 2013 12:56 PM
Meetup details changed: 2nd Season - Training/Endurance Hike #4(24.6 Mi/8200 Ft Gain) + Half Presi Hike - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/91694982/ When : Saturday, January 5,[masked] Kirsten Jan 3, 2013 2:17 PM
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! - Just a quick note to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays to you and yours.  We have had another great year with many wonderful events making many new friends while strengthening many old friendships, so here is to you, the people wh Jim N. Dec 23, 2012 12:27 PM
Meetup details changed: 1 Cabin Space Available for Cross Country Ski Trip - We have one space available.  First come, first served.  You must pay when you RSVP to secure your space.  It is $60 for regular cabin and $65 for a deluxe cabin.   I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Hollis Dec 20, 2012 11:41 AM
Meetup details changed: Full Presidential Traverse and Including the Now Classic "Half Presi +"! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/dc-backp­ackers/events/72910132/ When : Friday, May 24,[masked]:00 PM Jim N. Nov 28, 2012 11:16 AM

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