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San Luis April 9-10

Need a climbing partner? Trying to form a hiking group for an outing?
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San Luis April 9-10

Postby dmccool » Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:32 pm

First, is anyone interested? Second, does anyone see the West Willow Creek approach as a problem this time of year?

Looks like we have myself and SurfNTurf so far. Maybe drive down on Friday evening for a Saturday hike or drive on Saturday for a Sunday attempt. I'm open.

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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby dmccool » Tue Mar 22, 2011 1:09 pm

Cool, Fletch. All dogs welcome as far as i'm concerned.
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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby SurfNTurf » Tue Mar 22, 2011 1:34 pm

Fletch - do it, man. Assuming you've smoothed everything over from Sunday, of course. Haha.

As dmccool said, I'm in and I'm flexible. I could swing either Saturday or Sunday, and either a dayhike or an overnight.
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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby ChrisFol » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:12 pm

I would be up for this.

Only have 2wd vehicle though and so I would need to catch a ride from someone-- gas money isn't a problem of course.
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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby dmccool » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:17 pm

I'm sure we can arrange a little carpoolin'. I live in Colo Springs, but i think there are others interested in coming down from Denver. If you'd like, we can all meet in the Springs and head out. I have a 4WD Tundra that uncomfortably seats 4 and I'd be glad to drive.

*disclaimer* - this is all weather dependent.

Question - How flexible is everyone if Saturday looks better to climb? I'm good for either day, but I want to choose the day that works best for the group. Any thoughts?
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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby dmccool » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:22 pm

Fletch wrote:*disclaimer - this is all wife dependent* 8-[


Haha! Nice, Fletch. Be sure to tell her what great guys we are!
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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby ChrisFol » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:59 pm

dmccool wrote:Question - How flexible is everyone if Saturday looks better to climb? I'm good for either day, but I want to choose the day that works best for the group. Any thoughts?


Either day works for me. In fact my schedule is very flexible.
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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby Brian Thomas » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:27 pm

I might want to join you for this. If you already have 4 in the group then maybe 2 vehicles would be needed, my CR-V has limited AWD capabilities, SurfNTurf can testify as to our approach up the road to Sherman. I would like to drive Saturday, hike in and camp, then summit Sunday. Will watch the weather and wait and see...

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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby dmccool » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:49 pm

"...they say sing while you slave and I just get bored."

Oh, sorry. I got carried away.

If we need two cars then we can meet in Creede and then all pile in my truck to the TH. I have a camper shell on my truck so we can haul gear/humans.
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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby Brian Thomas » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:57 pm

dmccool wrote:"...they say sing while you slave and I just get bored."


You are one of few to comment on that song lyric, and I thank you for doing so. I could live on a desert island for the next 50 years on nothing but coconut milk, Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited, and Blonde On Blonde...
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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby Gueza » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:18 pm

I'm interested with skis.
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Re: San Luis April 9-10

Postby dmccool » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:21 pm

Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited, and Blonde On Blonde...


Great albums.I've been big into Blood on the Tracks for about 3 years running now. The more I listen, the less I know - and therefore the more I listen. Trying to figure out "Lily, Rosemary, and the Jack of Hearts" might send me to the mental institution one day.
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