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Volunteers for Harry Gates Hut 8/7/12 -8/9/12

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Volunteers for Harry Gates Hut 8/7/12 -8/9/12

Postby lisatema » Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:14 am

Hello 14er Fans... So I am an avid Peak Bagger-- I've climbed 25 of the 14ers so far... but I have a favor to ask my fellow 14er fans. Anyone also a fan of the 10th Mountain Hut Division? I have been volunteering for them for 13 years now and we chop all the firewood and get the huts ready for the winter. I am in charge of a volunteer trip to the Harry Gates Hut outside of Eagle 8/7/12 through 8/9/12 and need 5 more volunteers. You get to stay at the hut for free while you work and as a thank you for volunteering, you get free credits to use for winter or summer trips. If you are interested, you can find more information at www.huts.org or please e-mail me, Lisa, at lisatema@gmail.com. Thanks for your help and for letting me post this! The huts need your help! Happy 14ering!

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Re: Volunteers for Harry Gates Hut 8/7/12 -8/9/12

Postby MUni Rider » Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:36 am

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Re: Volunteers for Harry Gates Hut 8/7/12 -8/9/12

Postby Mel McKinney » Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:04 am

Hi Lisa,
I'm happy to post some info on my FB account. I'm dogsitting so I can't make this volunteer effort, but we really want to join in on one of the Sept efforts. Is there info on the route to the hut (roughness of road, etc...)? Feel free to send me a PM on here.

Thanks and good luck!
Mel
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