Updated July 4th, 1998
Isberg Pass 1997

Family Backpack!
July 20 - 26, 1998 Doug
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The trip location has yet to be decided based on the criterion we set out and the weather conditions that exist. We will make a final decision about location around July 10th.

Some folks have expressed a desire to go up to the 'proper altitude' to aclimate on the 17th or 18th.

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Fun Factors

 Fun for Everyone!


Near Water & Fish
Have a base camp
Lots of Day Hikes
Not crowded
Above Treeline ~ 8,000'
Natural beauty



Minimize Cold Temps
Minimize Drive
Minimize Bugs
Not Macho

 

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Playgrounds (in the Wilderness)

Choice

Location/Trail

Drive

Approx.
Elevation

First Day's Hike

Total Hike
A Emigrant Wilderness
Huckleberry/
 5 hours  8,000'  10 miles horsepack 40 miles
B Hoover Wilderness/
Virginia Lakes
 7 hours  9,500' -10,000'  4 miles  16 miles
C Marble Mountains  8-10 hours  8,000' max  ?  ?

Email your choice to the group!

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The Players

 
Cheif Fugawis on Stage

Location consultants: Dad, Dave, Doug, JC

Web Spinner, Map Hog & Cheif Cat Herder: Sandi

Hikers: Kait, Tom, Dad, Dave, Doug, JC, Sandi

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Suggestions, Stories and Strudel

olley-olley oxen free!

All stories must be about camping and start with a creative line like:

"A not so long time ago in a land near-near away, there was the time when..."

(or something like that)

Click here to Email everyone with your story

 or mail individually...


bobp@crabpot.com
cindy@crabpot.com

dougp@crabpot.com
dave@crabpot.com
carol@crabpot.com
jc@crabpot.com
kait@crabpot.com
tom@crabpot.com
sandi@crabpot.com
garlicsoup@hotmail.com


Red Boots

Onc-e ponc-e time there were two pairs of red boots running around in the deep dark forest. Now legend has it that the infamous campspot, Dolly Sop Dampground, in the far off rain forest of Maine-spain, was haunted by two invisible girls. The girls named Carolsuzanetakiss and Sandralisapieceapie with long hazelnut colored hair and yellow raincoats, were last seen in 1964 (after the Beatles first appeared on Ed Sullivan). After having breakfast under a tarp with their brother, Dougassnugasabuginarug, in a jolly good rain shower. They ate lashings and lashings of peach pancakes and choclate truffles, when their lovely mother gave them two brand new pairs of red boots and sent them off to pick blueberries. And that's when the trouble began you see, the girls donned the red boots and immediately became invisible.....

(to be continued)

 


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