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Old 07-05-2010, 08:53 PM   #11
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MMM! Have never been to GC. North Rim...YES. Put me down for North Rim late Sept./Oct. I'll bring some firewood too. If someone can nail down the date to rendezvous great!
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Old 07-05-2010, 10:33 PM   #12
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I would be up for it also
Should i bring the KayaK?
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Old 07-06-2010, 12:03 PM   #13
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Re: Get Together Around Vegas/Southern Utah in September 2010?

How about Toroweap Sep 22-25? Sorry Andrew.

If that doesn't work or anyone has other ideas, make suggestions here.

There is pleny of camping available at the North Rim Campground in Sept. if anyone wants to visit before or after Toroweap.

I've sent a message to inquire about the Toroweap group campsite.

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Old 07-06-2010, 02:51 PM   #14
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Re: Get Together Around Vegas/Southern Utah in September 2010?

I can be there the 22nd but would have to depart the 23rd. I'm 900 miles from home and due back by the 25th. I could do the weekend before or Oct. anytime after the 2nd. Not looking too good for me!
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Old 07-06-2010, 04:45 PM   #15
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Re: Get Together Around Vegas/Southern Utah in September 2010?

I'm flexible on the dates. We could go earlier (19-22?). After we firm them up, I will probably make a reservation for the North Rim either before or after Toroweap. Maybe Zion too.

Anybody else have date constraints? Or preferences?

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Re: Get Together Around Vegas/Southern Utah in September 2010?

Anytime from Sept. 13th up top the 22nd works for me. Or later after the 1st Sat. in Oct. With 4 days of driving I'm planning on 8 to 10 days total depending on weather etc.
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Re: Get Together Around Vegas/Southern Utah in September 2010?

Mike,
This looks good to me. I will block off September 19-25. Depending on how rough the trails are, I may invite my dad, who you might remember meeting a couple years back. It is his birthday on the 24th.
I am looking forward to this.
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How about Toroweap Sep 22-25? Sorry Andrew.
No problem Mike, there will be other opportunities... have fun
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I'm going to stop in St. George at the ranger station and ask about road conditions. There are basically three ways in/out and they vay from 60-90 miles of mediocre dirt roads. Last time we werethere 2wd could make the trip. Just avoid the dustholes out of Colorado City or take a different route.

From St. George it is longer and there is the risk of snow over Mt. Trumbull. Nothing worse than washboard on this route. 90 miles and we did some sightseeing on this route and took 6 hours. A little scary going 6 hours out and hoping to find space available in the campground.

From Colorado City it was shorter, but the road had really NASTY dustholes. Big (10') deep (12") holes filled completely with dust. I could only see them because the dust had settled completely flat on top. 60 miles 3 hours.

From Fredonia it was fairly easy. No big surprises when we went this way. 60 miles 2.5 hours.

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- AAA map of Southern Utah

- BLM map of the Arizona Strip

Lets say I will be there from the 19th to the 22nd. And I'm going to make reservations for the North Rim the 23rd to the 26th.

Hope to see several of you there, including your dad Steve.

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Mike,
I could meet you as you head in on the 19th. Which route? Timing works for me to arrive the 18th or 19th.
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