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Tom S



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Location: Glendale, CA

PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:27 pm    Post subject:  Reply with quote

I am a long time hiker, generally solo, on trails and cross country up to lower class 3.  I am 56, have been hiking since 1966, hiking in Southern California since 1979, and hiking every week for the last 24 years.  Mostly day hiking, and a short backpack once in a while.  I like exploring new areas and routes that are less frequently traveled.  Whenever possible, I try to hike on Mondays and Fridays, and late in the day, to avoid crowds and I often don't run into anyone on the trail.
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Location: Yosemite!!! HA!

PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

hello Tom S!  welcome. I like hiking n running alone too--the less other people on the trail the better, zero bein best....i dont understand the people who go out in "packs" , defeats the whole reason of going out imo.   hope to not see ya out there! ha  Very Happy
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Location: Monterey Park, CA

PostPosted: Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:55 pm    Post subject: Hello Reply with quote

Hello,

My name is Sean. I recently started taking hiking seriously about five months ago. I like challenging myself with long, difficult dayhikes. I recently hiked to San Gabriel Peak from the top of Lake Ave (Cobb Estate). I've also done Sierra Madre to Mt. Wilson, Three Points to Mt. Waterman, Crystal Lake to Mt. Baden-Powell, and Icehouse Canyon to Cucamonga Peak.

I wear thick wool socks and cheap hiking shoes from Big 5. I wrap Duct Tape around my toes to prevent blisters. I typically wear sweat resistant polyester shirts and shorts. I carry 3.5 liters of water and drink out of running streams. My small backpack also contains electrolyte tablets, granola bars, 3" blade, small Swiss Army knife, small flashlight (extra battery), matches, bandaids, antiseptic wipes, toilet paper, sugar packets, Ziploc bags, ankle support, plastic fork, insect repellent, handkerchief, facial tissues, compass, sun screen, lotion, and a lighter. I also take a baseball cap and a windbreaker, whose pockets I stuff with food.

I prefer hiking solo, but sometimes I'll hook up with someone cool on the trail. Right now my favorite spots to hang out are First Water on the Mt. Wilson Trail and Millard Canyon.
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Location: Sierra Madre

PostPosted: Sun Jul 31, 2011 9:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi, long time lurker, first time poster.  You know that person who passed you on the trail?  That's not me!  I'm an enthusiastic, albeit weak-ass, hiker.  Biggest accomplishment is up & back on the Old Mt. Wilson Trail.  Other stuff includes:
    Hastings & Jones Peak
    Echo & Inspiration Pt
    Baden-Powell
    Islip from the saddle
    Islip from Crystal Lake
    Throop
    Mt Wilson via Spruce Grove with an overnight
    Guffy from Big Pines
    Jackson Flats from Jackson Lake
    Most everything out of Chantry as far as Sturtevant

You get the picture.  I get there, eventually  Very Happy   14 miles is the upper limit in one day.
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Location: Irvine, CA

PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

howdy comrades,
My name is Chris Moore, 20 years old.  I currently serve in the US Army.  I grew up in Irvine, CA where I was an Eagle Scout and a bike mechanic.  
I am an avid cyclist, backpacker, mountaineer, and general outdoorsman.
I hike/bike all around the Angeles NF, Cleveland NF, San Bernadino NF, the Sierras, Yosemite NP, Zion NP and all around Orange County.  I came across one of your stickers while ice climbing Mt Baldy last year.  
Some of my accomplishments:
Mt San Antonio
Cactus To Clouds hike (Mt San Jacinto)
Mt Baden Powell
Ontario Peak
Santiago Peak
Mt. Lyell
Mt. Julius Ceasar
Mammoth-Yosemite Valley backpack
Big Horn Mine-Bridge to Nowhere backpack



spending the night in front of the baldy trailhead

clouds rest, yosemite.
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Location: Stuntin in the trap son

PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Howdy guys!
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Location: on the road to Purgatory

PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name/Avatar:  Just a play on words with an appropriate pic. Formerly used 'phydeux', but that got 'nixed' by the MFF software when I tried to update my profile (no good deed goes unpunished?).  No pics of me available, I'm wwaayy too fugly.

Occupation:  Environmental Health & Safety.  I've worked for both private companies and as a government regulator.  "I make my loot when you pollute"

Age: 50+.  I get AARP membership applications on a regular basis.

Some favorite Movies:  King of Hearts, Dr. Stangelove, The Manchurian Candidate (the 1963 original), Bladerunner, Touching the Void, Metropolis, The Professional, the Black Mask, Dirty Harry, Sleepy Hollow (Tim Burton's version), and a lot of Alfred Hitchcock's stuff.  

Current Interests:  Local hiking, a lot of bicycling- especially interested in long on-and-off-road trips, and hill climbing.  I've always included bicycling as part of my conditioning routine.  

How the "madness" got Started:  Backpacking in my youth, but really shifted into high gear in college.  When I was a senior a Mexican friend suggested we all spend Easter break down at his parents house in Mexico City.  That week included a drive out to Paseo Cortez and a 'hike' up 'Popo'.  Totally cool trip, and got me hooked.  

"Feeding the Rat":  After college I got into (what I'll call) 'technical backpacking & peakbagging'; never really liked rockclimbing.  That resulted in 25+ years of peakbagging in the Andes, Cascades, Alaska, and too many trips all over the Sierra Nevada & SoCal Mtns to recall.  

These Days:  Last biggy trip was in 1999 to Bolivia, got back and lost my mojo for big stuff.  Now do occasional day and overnight trips in the local hills and Sierra Nevada, most planned at 5PM on a Friday Cool .  Also like exploring some low level stuff of personal interest; examples are exploring the interesting geology of Pinnacles Natl Monument this past spring, hiking in the mountains of Eastern & Northern Nevada in fall 2010.  (Am I lazy or have I gotten too laid-back?).

Bicycles:  Longest ride was an unsupported L.A. to Las Vegas ride.  No, I don't wear spandex and/or lycra, and most riders I see on the local roads shouldn't be wearing it either  Shocked  (too bad cops can't give out "fashion violations"!).  Carbon fiber bikes aren't my gig either.  Off-road bike is in need of a new fork (I'm fed up with suspension forks, so I ordered a beefy rigid one yesterday Very Happy ), but I've got some ideas for this winter and next spring/fall.  Need a new road-oriented bike; maybe a cyclocross bike that'll handle both road riding and touring duty.

Too many decisions, too many fun places to visit.  

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Location: High Desert

PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Howdy, I'm Carol, I mostly lurk here, to find out info on local trails.  I've lived in the Inland Empire since July 2007.  I love to hike, backpack, and photograph.  I'm on a little bit of a hiatus because I'm expecting my first child in February, but I'm still getting out and doing shorter hikes when I can.

I'm a long-time poster on Backpacker.com - and I have my own website containing tales and photos of my hikes: www.tarol.com

As if playing in the mountains isn't enough, I also work for the USFS and a large part of my job is to help hikers (and other recreationists) find out information, get their wilderness permits, etc.
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Location: Stuntin in the trap son

PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey guys! You are both familiar folks. Cool
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Location: Norco, CA

PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey gang, my name is Amanda.  I'm 25 and semi new to the hiking scene.  Done a few hikes up around Icehouse Canyon and rock climbing at Crystal Lake as far as the SGM goes.  Also hike quite a bit around the Forest Falls area in SBNF and have done some backpacking in Big Sur, CA.  I like the relaxing solitude of nature and physical challenge hiking provides.  Started rock climbing with Taco recently and now i'm totally hooked on it.  I love just being outdoors in general and like hiking, climbing, backpacking, scuba diving, horses, exploring, idk.. any experience i'm totally for it.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:09 pm    Post subject: Glad to be here... Reply with quote

I'm glad to have run across this site during some local camping research.

I've been hiking pretty seriously for the past five or six years after finding it delivered more of what I was searching for than my mountain bike.

I love getting up in to all the SoCal ranges as often as possible for a long hike or overnighter but as an L.A. resident who gets teased on clear days I've spent more time in the San Gabriels than any other.

And as we can post pics here I thought I'd share one I took recently on the Devil's Slide Trail in the San Jacintos. (Nothing against the awesome trails in the San Gabriels but this one might be my favorite. Love hitting that junction and deciding which way to go.)

Two rattlesnakes mating.

It was an incredible dance that ranged between slow moving grace and extreme violence. I learned that they go through this ritual for about an hour.

But what I found most interesting is that when they were done they each had a smoke and turned on Letterman. Who knew?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow.  What a trip.

Welcome, by the way.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey everyone.

I'm really glad I came across this site.  Sort of weird that I only came across this forum now actually.

I'm fairly new to backpacking in general but not to the outdoors.  I've done a few vehicle dependent camping as well as day hiking.  We have explored Anza, Mojave, San Bernardino, and Angeles National.

However, due to gas prices, I had to find other means and ways to get myself and my family outdoors.  

I hope to see or meet some of you on the trails sometime!

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Location: Yosemite!!! HA!

PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello! welcome  Very Happy
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Location: Rancho Cucamonga

PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 2:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Curt-My name (Curt Bell)
Rancho Cucamonga CA Hitting the big 50!
I love Hiking, Fishing, Hunting Backpacking shooting & riding my Harley
Married 29 years with (2) grown kids! been gone from hiking & backpacking for a while now (work) and looking to get back into it! LOVE the mountains
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 4:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

curt wrote:
Curt-My name (Curt Bell)
Rancho Cucamonga CA Hitting the big 50!
I love Hiking, Fishing, Hunting Backpacking shooting & riding my Harley
Married 29 years with (2) grown kids! been gone from hiking & backpacking for a while now (work) and looking to get back into it! LOVE the mountains
Welcome!  Pull a chair up to the "camp fire".

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Location: Stuntin in the trap son

PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 2:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome aboard y'all. Cool
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Location: Redlands, CA

PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 7:37 pm    Post subject: New to the Area Reply with quote

Name: RacerXK1 is a holder-over handle from my kayaking days. I was really into whitewater slalom for a while, but because I lived and trained in Texas I was kind of an unknown to the others in the national racing scene, hence Racer X. K1 is the type of boat I paddled.

Age: 27 and just getting this thing broken in the way I like it.

I like hiking, backpacking, paddling, scrambling, technical rock climbing, and mountaineering.

I recently re-located to southern California from Texas. Up till now, most of my experience in the mountains has been in Colorado and Washington state. I'm excited to explore the local peaks here in the southland and get up into the Sierras. Some of my most recent trips:
- Charlotte Dome via Kearsarge Pass
- Yosemite NP
- Joshua Tree (monthly)
- Tahquitz
- Owens Peak/Ridge


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Location: Stuntin in the trap son

PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome aboard, dude.
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Location: Los Angeles

PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey all,

My name is Chris and I moved here from NY 2 years ago for medical school (hence the screen name). I'm really interested in Wilderness Medicine and incorporating it into my career as an expedition physician or working with NGOs in wild areas.

I've done two cross-country road trips hitting close to 30 national parks and one medical mission to the Indian Himalayas, but for the most part I just love spending time in the Transverse ranges- I try to get up once a week if class allows.

I'm really interested in hiking, camping, backpacking, mountaineering, peakbagging, and just being anywhere wild and beautiful. I'd like to get into rock climbing and canyoneering although I really have no experience coming from NY.

I haven't met many classmates with similar interests so it's nice to meet people passionate for our mountains! Glad to be on board.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome aboard. Don't go rock climbing or you'll drop out of school, smoke too much pot, and become some sorta Buddhist. Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Howdy GrandMaster Taco  Smile

Taco wrote:
Don't go rock climbing or you'll drop out of school, smoke too much pot, and become some sorta Buddhist. Smile


I didn't know you're a Buddhist  Wink

With admiration,
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Taco wrote:
Welcome aboard. Don't go rock climbing or you'll drop out of school, smoke too much pot, and become some sorta Buddhist. Smile


Sounds like half my class minus the drop out part anyways haha. When in Rome...
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Location: Stuntin in the trap son

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Location: Claremont

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Long time reader, first post....But it's fun to read everything.
I'm Jeff as you can tell by the name. I've lived in Claremont most of my life, moved here in 1967 when just a little tyke. Now I'm a bigger tyke....
I'm usually out solo since I don't have friends that do this stuff so maybe we'll run into each other some day nearby.
Last weekend was on Mt Williamson, notably missing the pirate sticker on the register can.
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Location: South Carolina

PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: Short for Eugene

Age: 62

What kinda stuff you do: Hiking, paddling, archeology

Intro/bio:  I grew up in Azusa hiking and camping is San Gabriel Canyon.  After school I worked a number of years as a dam operator for LA County.  This allowed me to work all over the San Gabriel Mountains.


Career changes took myself and my family across the US to the East Coast.  Finding many stories on the 'net about the San Gabriel Mountains allows me to visit them vicariously from South Carolina.
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Location: Pasadena, CA

PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My name is Loren.

I like hiking and photography, but don't do a lot of photography when i'm hiking. They're very different activities for me.

I was born in Pasadena, moved around the country a little as a kid, live in Pasadena again.

I go to the mountains pretty much every weekend. I'm usually hiking with my girlfriend. We pack pretty heavy, move slow, and have a good lunch halfway through. Also, we bring along Piper, the cutest dog you've ever seen in the backcountry.

I'm 32 and a guy (despite the name and my white fluffy dog).

See you out there!
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Yay Pasadena!

Nice to have a four legged navigator.
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HikeUp wrote:


Nice to have a four legged navigator.


In all honesty, she always seems to know the way back to the car!
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Everyone,

Just signed up after lurking the boards for a year or so.  It's been great source of information and hopefully I can contribute just a little bit.

My name is Jeff, in my mid-30's and I live in orange county.  We don't have many mountains above 6000 ft out here so I usually end up doing a majority of my hiking in the Baldy area. Things I enjoy... hiking, camping, backpacking and I'm starting to get into mountaineering.  Although I still consider myself a complete newbie on snow travel, I'm game for any shenanigans that involves snow and a peak.

I am really looking forward to joining some of you guys in the mountaineering clinic (meet-up?) being planned.  I even scored some crampons during the last REI used gear sale. Too bad it feels like spring and there aren't any snow. Bummer.  I would love to learn from some of you guys who have way more experienced.

Hope to run into some of you guys out there!
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 1:37 pm    Post subject: Hello, nice to see a forum for this common interest! Reply with quote

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Breabonnie:  My name is Bonnie Winberg and I live in Brea, CA.
Age: 40's  
What kinda stuff you do: Hiking mostly and nature photography of my hikes.  I'm on facebook.  You can check out my photos there that I make public of hiking trips and send me a message.

Intro/bio: I enjoy hiking waterfall trails mostly, but also get a fun challenge out of peak bagging.  I enjoy taking folks who have never had the chance to see the beauty here in our local mountains and show them what they are missing.  I can follow a map and not get lost or turned around and many trails I have been on again and again so I know distance and avg time for completion which is a useful skill.  
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Been married for 18 years.  Have two children.  My youngest was born with muscular dystrophy so I am also a stay at home caregiver and hiking is my way of escape for my own well being and exercise.

I offer my services as a paid tour guide to youth groups, Church groups seeking hiking over night retreats, special event hiking groups, ie: birthday, anniversary, fall color tour, retirement, engagement.  I can also take photos of your adventure so you don't have to.  

Send me an email if you want more information or ask a question about a trail etc.
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Location: Stuntin in the trap son

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Welcome, guys. Cool
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Thomas, my son Josh is my hiking partner
I am 34, he is 5.
We like to hike, backpack, camp, fish...just be outdoors
Met a member on the trails and he recommended this place to me so I figured I would check it out.  I like this place a lot, good info, can't wait to add some of my own.
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hello all. I am Olo Peat.
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Location: Stuntin in the trap son

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Location: Pine mtn Los Padres National Forest

PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello I'm Rudy. I'm 41, this month! I love the San Gabriel mountains. I've been hiking these mountains since the 1970s. I go hiking and camping alone. I like camping in campgrounds and secret wild spots. The longest stretch I've spent in the mountains here was a month and a half. I never take water with me: I've been drinking the water in these creeks and rivers for over three decades and never got ill from doing so. I don't recommend you do it but it suits me fine. I speculate that i may have developed an immunity to a degree but I'm just glad to have a source of H2O that i don't have to carry. I also collect knives, and i am studying to become a Registered Nurse. I'm heavy for my height so even though i can hit the back country i do travel real slowly.
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Welcome Rudy! Good to see another guy out there who drinks locally. Smile
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Location: Orange County

PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Me: Spencer, 44 yrs, live in Orange County, married with two kids, er, young adults.
Like: Time outdoors, winter mountaineering, traveling, new gear, gas in my truck, sharp crampons, backcountry travel, skiing, Ecuador's volcanos, Starbucks' Via coffee.
Dislikes: Blisters, permits and lotteries, tears in my gaiters from sharp crampons, trash on the trail, flat Mtn bike tires, and pretty much other stuff I don't like.

Glad to be on this site.  Hope to get some good info, and I will  post some of my trip reports and gear tests that I do from time to time.  Next review will be on First Ascent's Alchemist 40 pack.  Just got it in the mail and hope to start with it this weekend.  Oh yeah, how do I post pictures?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Howdy!

To post pics, you'll need to host them on a site like Photobucket, and then use the [img] tags to paste the link here. An example (minus the spaces) would be as follows:

[img] www dot website dot com slash happy dot jpg [/img]

Cheers, and welcome aboard!
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Location: Left Coast

PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:09 pm    Post subject: Glad to be here! Reply with quote

Greetings, All,

I found this forum whilst checking out a few good places to backpack, hike, and camp in the SGM.  My wife and I have done over 1,200 miles of the PCT, including all the SGM sections, and we look forward to getting back into this area.

I know Hikin' Jim, and we met on the Classic Campstoves forum, where I have been a member for many, many years.  I've been a stove collector since way back before electricity was invented, and now have over 500 stoves, the oldest being from 1872.  I love fettling (fixing and repairing) them back to life, and have Stovie Friends all over the world, thanks to our mutual love of those hot little numbers!  HJ and I have planned some snow camps together, but so far, due to work demands for both of us, have been unable to make such a trip take place, though we did enjoy a great day hike in Ice House Canyon a while back.  In any case, I thought I'd go ahead and join up, as this seems like a great place to get lots of great info about the SGM area, and to meet others of like mind.  I won't be here near as much as I am at CCS, as time just doesn't permit it.  But, I'll stop by to see what's shaking here as often as I can, and look forward to more reading, and meeting some of the "locals" from TSGMF.  Take care, and God Bless!

Every Good Wish,
Doc
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome, Doc Mark!
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Evening, Taco,

Thanks, very much, for the nice welcome.  You have a great resource here, for folks that like to get out and about in our local mountains.  I look forward to spending some time here, reading trip reports, and hiking suggestions from you and your members.  Thanks, again, and God Bless!

Every Good Wish,
Doc
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Glad to be here! Reply with quote

Doc Mark wrote:
Greetings, All,

I found this forum whilst checking out a few good places to backpack, hike, and camp in the SGM.  My wife and I have done over 1,200 miles of the PCT, including all the SGM sections, and we look forward to getting back into this area.

I know Hikin' Jim, and we met on the Classic Campstoves forum, where I have been a member for many, many years.  I've been a stove collector since way back before electricity was invented, and now have over 500 stoves, the oldest being from 1872.  I love fettling (fixing and repairing) them back to life, and have Stovie Friends all over the world, thanks to our mutual love of those hot little numbers!  HJ and I have planned some snow camps together, but so far, due to work demands for both of us, have been unable to make such a trip take place, though we did enjoy a great day hike in Ice House Canyon a while back.  In any case, I thought I'd go ahead and join up, as this seems like a great place to get lots of great info about the SGM area, and to meet others of like mind.  I won't be here near as much as I am at CCS, as time just doesn't permit it.  But, I'll stop by to see what's shaking here as often as I can, and look forward to more reading, and meeting some of the "locals" from TSGMF.  Take care, and God Bless!

Every Good Wish,
Doc
Welcome, Doc.

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P.S.  If you think I know anything about stoves, just start talking to Doc.  No comparison.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey, HJ,

Thanks for the welcome and the nice comment!  (I'll give you your dollar later, OK?!)  Wink  Very Happy  Very Happy   Might be a tad too late for our snow camp (again) this year.   Let's plan for it next year.  Looking forward to seeing you at the CASG6.  Take care, and God Bless!

Every Good Wish,
Doc
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Doc Mark wrote:
Might be a tad too late for our snow camp (again) this year.    
Yeah, things got a little banged up this year with me being out of work.  Things are hopefully looking up now.  Lots of good spring hiking right now...

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey y'all.

I registered for this site a long while back, and never really got started reading or posting.  This past weekend up on Timber Mountain I found a couple of stickers advertising the site and thought I'd come back by and check it out a little more in depth.  Great site!  

Looking forward to reading more, and hopefully providing what little knowledge I have of these local mountains when I can.  Thanks for the hard work.

Erik
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:54 pm    Post subject: Hello Reply with quote

Hello internet mountain friends,

My name is Jeremy & I'd registered for the forum a few months back and have been thoroughly enjoying all the posts and peoples updates. Cheers for setting up to wonderful communication for the city dwellers to look forward to the next trip to the mountains.

I am an avid day hiker in my mid 20's with many 3 days weekend trips throughout the year for good measure. Often times the office gets in the way, but the outdoors are always the best place.

See ya'll out there.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GandC wrote:
This past weekend up on Timber Mountain I found a couple of stickers advertising the site and thought I'd come back by and check it out a little more in depth.  Great site!  
Erik

Well, those stickers just might have been left by me, so it's nice to know that they work! Smile Welcome to the forum, even if you joined long ago.  Post a trip report (with pictures!) if you feel like it.  Everyone likes finding out about a new place to check out.  Or to find out how an old place is doing.

As for me, I mostly just read the forum, but I'm not afraid to post a trip report once in a while.  And now I HAVE to post one, because HikeUp said that he'd do something bad if he found out that someone here was hiking without properly reporting it.  I'll post it next week.  Really.  Meanwhile, I gotta go backpacking again this weekend...
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's what I'm talking about right there!  Laughing
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello everyone

I've been lurking on this site for awhile now so I think its about time I introduce myself.

My name is Harrold. I'm 25. I enjoy hiking, rock climbing, and most recently canyoneering (trip report coming soon, when I have time to write it and figure out how to post pictures)

My last name is Dang, so that explains my username.  Hope to hear and share more amazing stories soon.

BTW: Taco I was the one with friend with the busted chin at the end of eaton (more on that to come as well). Sorry I didn't introduce myself, I was trying to get my friend to the hospital as soon as possible.

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