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Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

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Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby tmathews » Fri May 06, 2011 9:11 am

For those of you heading out today -- how early are you expecting to arrive? If I can leave right around 3:30, it will put me at the campsite at 6:00 at the earliest. I'm hoping that it's not occupied by another party by then, so if someone can get out there a few hours earlier, that would be great.

If you can get out there earlier in the day, send me a PM and I'll reply with my cell number so you can shoot me a text message when you get there and let me know if it's already occupied. I guess we should have a contingency plan. Anyone know of another campsite in the area that we can use as a backup?

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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby dmccool » Fri May 06, 2011 9:41 am

lostsheep5 and I should be there around 6:30pm this evening
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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby COBuckeye » Fri May 06, 2011 9:44 am

I am planning on leaving Castle Rock around 7:00pm, which should put me there around 10:00pm. I plan on "camping" in my 4Runner, so I don't really need a camp site, just a place to park.
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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby SurfNTurf » Fri May 06, 2011 9:49 am

I’ll probably get there at about 7 or 7:30 p.m. with Marmot72. I know several others in my group (dmccool, speth) will be arriving a bit earlier. The real challenge will be passing the next six hours at work!
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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby spaceman » Fri May 06, 2011 10:08 am

I should be there between 5 and 6 if I get everything done in time to get out of town. I may head up and camp in the gulch to have a headstart in the morning to climb.

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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby sgladbach » Fri May 06, 2011 10:42 am

Alise (my 11 y/o date for the weekend- Hands off, lostsheep!), Cooper, and I plan to arrive about 8PM
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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby BobbyFinn » Fri May 06, 2011 10:51 am

We'll be leaving downtown Denver around 4:30 pm. Heading to the grocery store and we'll likely be at the site around 7:30 pm.
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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby d_baker » Fri May 06, 2011 10:54 am

From 14erW....
"On 4/29/11 Road was passable to just past Rockdale, about 1 mile short of Winfield."

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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby hberry » Fri May 06, 2011 10:55 am

I should be leaving Denver between 3:30 and 4:30 and be there after how ever long it takes me to get there :D

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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby wildlobo71 » Fri May 06, 2011 12:37 pm

I am also heading out of Denver about 4pm or so... See you at the camps before Vicksburg and Missouri Gulch TH!
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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby kushrocks » Fri May 06, 2011 1:09 pm

Ill be there around 8pm tonight in a dark gray Mitsubishi Outlander with superdog Sophie and my girlfriend . . . . . who is way out of my league. HA. Id be happy to share campsite with whoever. I plan on crashing realitvely early tonight and getting up around 4am tomorrow. I plan on tomorrow night being a late one with a few beers involved. \:D/ looking forward to it.
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Re: Friday arrivals (Spring Gathering)

Postby MountainHiker » Fri May 06, 2011 1:15 pm

It will probably be around 8:00 when we get there.
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