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Bike Tour

Date: Region: South Central - East Activity Type: Road Cycling Place: Sarasota, FL

I am interested in organizing, hopefully sharing ideas, destination and itineraries for an early 2019 bike tour.  It  would be helpful in learning if there are other members interested in putting together a trip of riding after the first.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted September 22, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

curiousguy

open to suggestions here....will be in St. Pete for the winter....thx.

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posted by swimfit

Bigelows! West Peak - North Horn

Date: 09/29/2018 Region: - Regions - Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Carrabassett/Stratton, ME

12.5 miles. Take firewarden's trail ascending to stunning West Peak 4150' w/360° views of western Maine mts and Flagstaff Lake, across the ridge to North Peak and descend to Horns Pond and the Horns Pond trail to compete loop >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted September 5, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

posted by Homesteadman

4116' Saddleback Mt

Date: 10/20/2018 Region: - Regions - Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Rangeley, ME

11.2 miles. Follow AT north passing several classic Maine ponds to expansive above treeline summit of Saddleback. 360° views. Perhaps my favorite Maine mt. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted September 5, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

posted by Homesteadman

Banff NP - Clearwater River

Date: 09/09/2018 Region: Canada Activity Type: Backpacking Place: Edmonton, AB CA

Backpack into Banff's remote backcountry to visit this fabulous unnamed waterfall at the headwaters of Martin Creek.

The easy route is a gradual ascent up the Clearwater River from.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted August 19, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

posted by esmeadows

Kayak Columbia River

Date: 08/31/2018 Region: Pacific Northwest/Alaska Activity Type: Kayaking/Canoeing Place: Portland, OR

I am thinking of paddling the Columbia River from Portland to Astoria.   It will be a 80-90 mile paddle for 3 days, 2 nights  (or can be 2 days, 2 nights depending on the 1st day).   We'll camp on the shore for the nig.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted August 14, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

Trip in China - Forbidden City

Date: 04/28/2019 Region: International Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Beijin and around, CN

Im going hiking/camping for 5 days in China, to visit the Forbidden Cities and the nearby. Im from Japan (dont speak chinese) and was considering a tour. Anybody interested to join?

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Posted August 13, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

albertomiura

Well more or less yes (28th April - 4th May), otherwise hard to take off one week at work...

Mrwritenow

I like this idea. Is this date set in stone?

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posted by albertomiura

Camping

Date: 08/25/2018 Region: Midwest Activity Type: Camping Place: Lewiston, MI

Wanting to get a camping trip going for a weekend maybe do some fishing and hiking all are welcome we would be staying at a state campground >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted August 8, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

ponyboi612

Sounds like a great idea. Sorry I didn't check messages until the trip date. Maybe next time!

Outdoorsguy1

sounds good but I will be at a camp in the Poconos at that time

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posted by Sissycori

Tennis

Date: Region: New England Activity Type: Other Place: Manchester , NH

Anyone into tennis in the local area, I have seen a few unusedcourts around town.i never played but think it’s great exercise

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Posted July 12, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

VideoCowboy

I'm just getting into tennis, practicing with videos on the web and occasionally hitting against a ball machine.I can sometmes get a serve across the net, but getting a court is a major problem where I live in Cambridge, MA.

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posted by Sportsguy

Hiking in Patagonia in October

Date: 10/13/2018 Region: International Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Buenos Aires, - AR

Anyone interested in visiting Argentina´s Patagonia?. I will visit Los Glaciares National Park which has Perito Moreno Glacier in October.This glacier is located in the  southwest Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. It is one of the most im.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted July 12, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

Thomden

Hello! This sounds like an exciting & adventurous trip idea. Do you have a round about guesstimate of cost with accommodations you've mentioned & travel expenses? Thank You, Thomas & Dennis

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posted by Arghiker

Kayak Skills Upgrading New England

Date: Region: New England Activity Type: Kayaking/Canoeing Place: Damariscotta, ME

I'd like to upgrade my kayaking skills, and would love some buddies to accompany me. I'd like to take a class, or receive instruction from a buddy, and then have regular floats with a bunch of guys, particularly "rock gardening.".. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted July 1, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

BeardedGuy

Thanks guys! JohnMaineIslandTrail, I'd like to hear more about pointers you could provide. I'll message you directly. Maybe we could get a group together and share expertise before setting out for a paddle. I had thought of a group class if there was sufficient interest, but I've not researched places or expenses. Does anyone else feel motivated to research that? Yours, Daniel

GlennCanoe

I'm quite interested if the date(s) works for me. I have my own crossover kayak w/skirt, can do Class II, but can't roll. . Has any thought been given to getting a group lesson or teaching trip from a reliable/certified instructor/outfitter. I think there are at least a couple on the northern MA-NH-ME coast, and there are some fresh water ones in northern NH.

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posted by BeardedGuy

Mountains to Sea Trail

Date: 05/28/2018 Region: South Atlantic Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Various, NC

Not sure region above is accurate; the hike(s) I am proposing is in North Carolina.

I have been putting together hikes on the Mountains to the Sea trail since last summer; have done all of the trail around Asheville from Black .. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted May 21, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

markmtn

There are a few Black Balsams, if you mean the one near Shining Rock, I can meet you guys for some of it. Ed I wished I could of joined you guys recently in GA, but I'm working a lot. You guys shout when you are in the Pisgah/Shining Rock area. I'm in Haywood Cnty. Peace, Markus

edfarthing

Did not realize there was a word limit - holler and let's meet and talk.

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posted by shambhala802

Taconic Crest Trail Traverse

Date: 05/05/2018 Region: New England Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Williamstown, MA

Spring has finally arrived!  I spend a great deal of time in the white mountains but given the large quantities of snow still to melt it's time to shift gears.  I would like to do a day long traverse of the Taconic Crest Trail in the.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted May 1, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

peterblom

This sounds great, I'd love to do it with the caveat that I'm coming from NYC and don't have a car. If we can figure out a bus or train pickup spot I'm in.

dan410

I'm interested too. I'll definitely be hiking somewhere this weekend and I've never been out that way before. It will be a nice change from the White Mountains and probably good practice for my upcoming hike of the CT section of the AT. Keep me posted too. - Dan

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posted by Robert.L

Florida Trail Weekend Hike

Date: 05/26/2018 Region: South Atlantic Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Orlando, FL

Just seeing if anyone is interested in a "Florida Trail" hike sometime. I live in Orlando, so I'm interested in the trails anywhere in the Central Florida region. Nothing crazy: a day hike. Open to different fitness levels. Thanks! Brandon >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted April 15, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

Mrwritenow

For spring break a year ago last March, I did several of the trails in the Arbuckle Wildlife Management Area along Arbuckle Lake. I did it as a multi-night camping trip. But they can certainly be done individually as day hikes. All but one trail was very well managed; not wanting to do trailblazing and bushwhacking, I avoided that one section.

dnaturist

Good afternoon Gentlemen, I am actually planning four hikes on the Florida Trail to the west of Melbourne. Two hikes in the Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area between US 441 and SR 60. One is about 9.4 miles and the other is about 15 miles. Two other hikes (maybe one) in the Bull Creek Wildlife Management Area between US 192 and US 441.There is 20 miles of trail in the Bull Crrek area (still looking for a forest road to cut the hike in half). I would like to do all of them as day hikes

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posted by bmart

NH Lakes Region or White Mts day hike

Date: 04/13/2018 Region: New England Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Conway , NH

Leaving NH Seacoast at 8AM and heading to a day hike in the mountains. Weather looks mild. Looking for anyone to join. Moderate to Strenuous prefered. Also looking for hiking partners. I'm self employed and have good flexibility. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted April 11, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

dmschlom

I would strongly suggest hiking red hill mountain in Moultonborough, NH. The view at the top is quite nice, one of Lake Winnipesaukee. There is also an outlook tower at the top you can climb up, if you want to. It think the total hike is maybe an hour up, perhaps a little over 1000 foot vertical gain? Now there are two ways you can go. At a certain fork in the road, you can bear right and take the snowmobile trail up, which is a grassy walk. At some point the snowmobile trail goes straight a

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posted by sneakerfreak

Adirondack Blue Mt. Lake backpacking

Date: 08/18/2018 Region: New York Activity Type: Backpacking Place: Blue Mountain Lake, NY

Backpacking loop from Rock Pond to Cascade Pond to Stephens Pond to Tirrell Pond (which has a white sand beach) and back to the cars. There are 4 lean-to shelters along this loop. Limit of 9 backpackers without getting a permit from the Ranger. Th.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted April 10, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

celtichiker

That is a picture of the white sand beach at the north end of Tirrell Pond in my profile. The water is crystal clear and it is a special trout fishing area, great swimming too! There are 2 lean-to shelters at Tirrell Pond and plenty of tenting areas as well.

Shenanigans

Yes I am interested in this.

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posted by celtichiker

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Date: 04/18/2018 Region: Pacific Northwest/Alaska Activity Type: Other Place: Heaven, AK

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Posted April 3, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

EfamNd

Scotland. A week long walk - hike to Scotland

Shenanigans

Thank you but I cannot travel as far as Alaska at this time. Shenanigans

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posted by Gandalf

Bigelow Hollow State Park

Date: Region: New England Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Union, CT

A wild, rustic, area.  Great hiking. Three lakes.  Atmosphere similar to Maine woods.  Special 

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Posted April 1, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

Shenanigans

I would be open to this one depending on what weekend it happens.

minh

How about 4/14 or 4/15?

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posted by MeGHrZhns

Squaw (Alpine Meadows) Spring skiing

Date: 04/28/2018 Region: California/Hawaii Activity Type: Downhill Ski/Board Place: Olympic Valley, CA

Interested in organizing Spring skiing days, (til Memorial Day). I may have some 50% / comp vouchers, too. Rod

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Posted March 29, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

rpchin

til closing, Memorial Day. Squaw or Mammoth. Ski or Ride.

rpchin

Didn't really get much interest last year either. Doesn't seem to be much activity in northern California in general as well. I've got my theories .... Squaw has more than enough snow on the upper mountain to conduct operations thru Memorial Weekend. BTW, I both ski & ride. Alpine & Squaw are my home mountains where I teach. Mammoth is open til Memorial weekend, too so I'm also open to that option.

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posted by rpchin

Luray Caverns

Date: Region: DC Region Activity Type: Other Place: Luray, VA

i'm thinking of posting a trip to Luray Caverns and the auto museum the First Sunday of April followed by a lunch.

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Posted March 5, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

skyline

Still interested. Just wondering if you've put this on the calendar or the back burner. Could you post an or communicate privately? If this is a go, I won't schedule anything else that day. Thanx.

hangingout

Sounds fun!! I have yet to attend a “hike/event”, this is closer to home. Keep me posted I’d like to come. Bruce

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posted by TrailGuyEric

Gamping Trip?

Date: Region: DC Region Activity Type: Camping Place: Washington, DC

Hi Guys,

Is anyone down to plan a camping trip with me?  I'm thinking there are a lot of guys in D.C. (and surrounding counties) who would like an overnight camp and hike.  thoughts?
 

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Posted March 5, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

Cyclist1950

Not sure how close the New River Trail is to DC, but camping sites are available and riding the trail is awesome ... mostly flat, ... hybrid, touriing bikes or mountain bikes

skyline

BTW I see mention of Mathews Arm CG. It doesn't open 'til May 2 this year. But we wouldn't really need to stay in a campground, or car camp, would we?

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posted by thebigpeach

Tour the Baltic Scandinavian Countries

Date: Region: International Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: USA,

This would be a tour described at

http://www.imagetours.com/tour/16_day_scandinavia___baltic_highlights_tour/itinerary

The tour was created by a gay Dutch friend and approved by Image Tours.  It was sold out for 2018. He r.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted February 21, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

Mike*2

Update: 2018-08-22 We've booked the 6/26/2019 tour for this.

Mike*2

Just to be clear, this is not a strictly gay tour.

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posted by Mike*2

Cross Country Ski

Date: Region: - Regions - Activity Type: Cross-Country Skiing Place: Waterville Valley, NH

Meet in Concord and drive up to Waterville for a morning/early afternoon ski. Likely to be at the Levermore trail head. Apres lunch at the mountain before heading back to Concord. 

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Posted February 11, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

Dell

Sounds like a great idea.

swimfit

Love the idea. Sadly not able to do this as a day trip.....drat!

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posted by BeardGuy

Lake Placid Fall Hiking Week

Date: Region: New York Activity Type: Vacation Trip Place: Lake Placid, NH

Imagine days surrounded by soaring mountains, painted with a royal palette from butterscotch yellow to crimson red to raisin purple and evenings surrounded by the faint scent of a warming fire with a glass of wine.  Create memories of laughte.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted February 11, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

JR

Great idea! Cottage sounds perfect

Gandalf

Thanks for all the feedback! This is still in the very early stages before we make any final plans but it sounds like everyone would like to share a cottage rental. Jon and I have been to Lake Placid many times, have climbed all of the 46ers, and very familiar with the region...we continue to return because it's a magical place!

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posted by Gandalf

Fishing Expo

Date: Region: Midwest Activity Type: Other Place: Columbus, OH

This is a great show for this weekend

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Posted February 8, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

posted by jonluc

Valentine's Bowling Party and Dinner

Date: Region: California/Hawaii Activity Type: Other Place: Tarzana, CA

Join us for our special ?? Valentine's Bowling Party ?? and Dinner afterward with special suprises for all.

You don't need to know how to bowl. We'll show you how. We'll bowl for 2 hours. Bowling shoes rental is incl.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted February 2, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

posted by losangelesgayman

Cape Chignecto Coastal Loop Backpack

Date: Region: Canada Activity Type: Backpacking Place: Advocate Harbour, NS CA

This is a 4 day, 3 night and 30 mile backpack on the Cape Chignecto Coastal Loop Trail, Nova Scotia, Canada.   This loop hike, in Cape Chignecto Provincial Park, will follow 20 miles of pristine coastline with towering sea cliffs along t.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted January 19, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

NoVaRob

Tonetom and I may be interested. We're fairly flexible on time, preferably when we have the best chance of good weather. We'd be driving up from DC and may add some extra time to spend in the area while we're there.

curiousguy

I would love to do this & participate; just let me know when. What a beautiful adventure this could be. I'm in!

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posted by Richardg

Tour de Mont Blanc

Date: Region: International Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Chamonix, AL FR

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Fellow Go Members - I am planning for summer 2018!!

I will be posting a self guided trip for the Tour de Mont Blanc departing from Chamonix France in August of 2018.  I am in the early stages of planning and will soon ha.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted January 7, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

go4itPete

Thanks Rob, I have earmarked the second half of August for this trip of a lifetime. Pete

Robert.L

Sorry Gents - please use THIS LINK - this is a self-guided tour. http://www.alpineexploratory.com/holidays/tour-du-mont-blanc.html

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posted by Robert.L

Explore Vitambi

Date: Region: South Atlantic Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Vitambi Springs,

Vitambi Springs is a huge place and it is very interesting. There is very many nooks and crannies of the campground that are worth exploring. After breakfast on Sunday morning let's take a hike and check it out. This will not be very strenuous.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted January 4, 2018 | Post Comment | Like

floridaoutdoors

It could easily be more than an hour, and/or by bicycle. But on a regular weekend lots of people leave after breakfast.

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posted by shredmann61

SKI WACHUSETTS NIGHTS

Date: Region: New England Activity Type: Downhill Ski/Board Place: Princeton , MA

SKIING WACHUSETT MT. RECREATIONAL SKIING

FRIDAY DEC 15th Wachusetts Mt for NIGHT skiing.

Skiing * Food * New Friends.......as good as it gets.

 

 

 

 

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Posted December 9, 2017 | Post Comment | Like

men4men

This is now an event.......RSVP if you like a night of skiing at Wachusett Mt. All are welcome. This is a go. Thanks guys

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posted by men4men

Boston Gear and Beer Crawl

Date: Region: New England Activity Type: Social Event Place: Boston, NH

April is the month many of us start thinking about upgrading our clothing and gear for the upcoming hiking and backpacking season! 

Would anyone be interested spending a couple of hours on a Saturday night visiting various outdoor g.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted December 9, 2017 | Post Comment | Like

georgep

Great idea.

Dell

Sounds like a great idea. Do they have any good beers on tap at Club Cafe? Maybe end up a a local brewery or brew pub. Just a thought.

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posted by Gandalf

Backpacking in Grand Gulch

Date: Region: Mountain States Activity Type: Backpacking Place: Fry Canyon, UT

I do a 4-5 day, 50 mile backpacking trip in southern Utah every spring. This time, the plan is to hike Grand Gulch, a large canyon system featuring one of the richest collections of Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings and rock art in the southwest. .. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted December 3, 2017 | Post Comment | Like

go4itPete

Hi Shawn, great idea for a backpack, I could do in February, but March I can't. Great idea though. I'm going to 'like' it! And thank you for the idea. Pete

Mountainrabbit

Hey, Zak, I hadn't noticed that it didn't post the date I entered...this site seems to have some quirks with mobile phone access. Anyway, I'm leaving on the 23rd of March. My return date is open-ended, as long as I show up for work on April 2nd. As far as length, it's limited by the small number of access points to the canyon, and the need to keep advancing to the next available water source.

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posted by Mountainrabbit

Christmas holiday hike

Date: Region: New England Activity Type: Social Event Place: Boston, MA

I am always looking for alternative things to do, like a hike or get together Christmas day or Christmas Eve because my familiy its hundreds of miles away and I am gay and single.I live in the Boston area, but wondering if anyone wants to go for a.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted November 7, 2017 | Post Comment | Like

Delfino

Great idea, Eliud! I'm in New Haven, so a bit of a haul for a day trip.

ZeekRI

I think that's a great idea. I'm in Providence and would enjoy both the company and getting outside to capture some of that elusive winter sunlight. Please keep me posted. Marc

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posted by piscesnaturelover

Holiday Social

Date: Region: New England Activity Type: Social Event Place: Hartford, CT

I would like to organize a Holiday Social in Connecticut, Flying Monkey at Brainard Field in Hartford.  It is difficult for me to get to Boston or New Hampshire for a GO soical so thought that if enough intereest we could organize something.&.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted October 25, 2017 | Post Comment | Like

kburroughs

Would be interested in Attending.

Delfino

Great idea. Weeknights wouldn't work for me, but a Saturday or Sunday would. Thanks for proposing this, Frank!

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posted by swimfit

Langtang Trek in Nepal

Date: Region: International Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: Kathmandu, - NP

In April 2018 I am going on a trekking trip to Nepal the Langtang Trek.  I was in Nepal in 2015, but my trip was cut short.  On April 23, 2015, we left the Everest Base Camp, just two days before the earthquake, and on April 25 we were a.. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted October 23, 2017 | Post Comment | Like

zooman

I was was at EBC I. 2012, it's an amazing part of the world. What trekking agency are you booking with? I used Himalayan Planet Adventures

otccor

Sounds cool Love that part of the world

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posted by fliszta23

Hikng/camping

Date: Region: - Regions - Activity Type: Camping Place: Crampton, NH

Branch broke campground is still open and the weather is suppose to be warm this weekend. Any body interested in doing some camping and a intermediate hike near by like welsh dicky. >>Read More and View "Who Likes It"

Posted October 17, 2017 | Post Comment | Like

posted by umocintegra

Waterfall hike

Date: Region: California/Hawaii Activity Type: Hiking/Walk Place: San Diego , CA

Anyone know of any cool waterfall hikes in socal??

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Posted September 5, 2017 | Post Comment | Like

openstep

The santa cruz trail also has some great views and also river camping with day hikes for people that don't want to go to the backcountry. In the SB front country there is also the seven falls trail, folks can branch off to do cathedral peak (bring a rope for the top for those who aren't mountain goats) and there can be swimming holes. Would need to be in spring though for either of those to have waterfalls. Was just back in Manzana last weekend and the creeks are bone dry.

Beachtype

There are also smaller falls up the Santa Cruz Trail near the Santa Inez River just north of Santa Barbara off Hwy. 154 (Oso Creek through Upper Oso Campground). In Southern California, the waterfalls flow more in the late winter and early spring in conjunction with rainy season. I'm all in.

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