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Pat M.


Canyon Lake, TX

Member since:

May 11, 2009

The pack I usually carry is a (brand/model)?

REI Starlite Women's internal frame

I enjoy backpacking because?

It is new to me and challenges me.

I consider myself a (beginner, intermediate or advanced) backpacker?

Definitely a beginner.

My favorite place to backpack & hike in NM is?

So far the Cruces Basin -- I hope.

My favorite piece of gear is?

No answer yet


I joined to experience true wilderness. I didn't know that I would have to submit a picture. The one included is the "mug shot" Jon advised me to submit for "safety" reasons. I'm hoping that identifying me via the photo won't be necessary.

What Pat M. is saying about this Meetup Group

If I can join and participate -- then just about anyone can. If you have always wanted to go backpacking -- but have hesitated because you are unsure of your capability then try this group. They are helpful and provide great positive motivation. Bob is a perfect leader for a novice. Go for it!

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