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PLANNING: TECORE X. T10; May 2nd - May 4th. GWNF Va.

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by TBYODA » Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:26 am

dvanbramer88 wrote:So...

Rory, Jamie, Robert and I are still definatly going?
And my buddy Scott.
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by mikekey » Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:27 am

I have weekends July & August. It would be nice to see everyone again.
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by dvanbramer88 » Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:34 am

TBYODA wrote:
dvanbramer88 wrote:So...

Rory, Jamie, Robert and I are still definatly going?
And my buddy Scott.




I know, and Jamie has a +1 also. I was just referencing members of the forum. :poke:
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by Trail X » Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:15 pm

Right now, its looking like I'll come for Friday night only. It was already a fairly bad weekend for me, so I was eager to postpone it, but I don't want to bail on you guys.

Who among you know the trails? Am I going to get to the top of the trail and find noone? haha.
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by dvanbramer88 » Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:47 pm

Rory said he had maps and he's only been there 5 times, lol.

Robert has the trails in his topo/gps app.

I have flagpole knob saved in my gps, and it knows the trails. And I've been there 3 times. Should be able to recall.
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by Trail X » Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:52 pm

Ok, I'd just recommend aiming for Meadow knob for a campsite the first night, not Flagpole.

I can help you guys get GPS coordinates for the second night.
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by dvanbramer88 » Mon Apr 28, 2014 1:00 pm

Trail X wrote:Ok, I'd just recommend aiming for Meadow knob for a campsite the first night, not Flagpole.

I can help you guys get GPS coordinates for the second night.



I'm pretty sure I can find the Meadow from the knob. I think Robert was able to find both on google earth and mark them in his app/GPS.


Coordinates for the second night would be cool.
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by TBYODA » Mon Apr 28, 2014 1:14 pm

Does this look like the spot for meadow knob? It tracked with Firefox's tracks he posted last fall.

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by Trail X » Mon Apr 28, 2014 1:22 pm

Yeah, the location labeled Meadow Knob on your map is infact Meadow Knob.

Robert, I sent you coordinates for 5 or 6 campsites for Saturday.
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by TBYODA » Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:00 pm

Trail X wrote:Yeah, the location labeled Meadow Knob on your map is in fact Meadow Knob.

Robert, I sent you coordinates for 5 or 6 campsites for Saturday.


Good to know that my app looks like it is going to be useful. So do I get a honorary Offroad Guide rating after this week end. :raspberry: :lol: :mrgreen: JK I know the rules/requirements.
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by Trail X » Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:20 pm

You can fight with Rory over who will get the credit for being the guide!
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by TBYODA » Mon Apr 28, 2014 3:11 pm

Trail X wrote:You can fight with Rory over who will get the credit for being the guide!
I don't care just I am being a smart ass, I don't qualify. I am sure I will have some challenges navigating some of the tougher areas since this will be my first time wheeling the TB. Shoot I'll be happy to move up to trail rated after the weekend is done along with my report. ;)
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by Trail X » Mon Apr 28, 2014 3:47 pm

Onward and upward!

Looking forward to Friday. I will have to meet you guys on Meadow knob. I will likely be there around 8-9. I'll ride with you guys for the first part of Saturday, grab some video, then head home.
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by StaceySS » Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:43 pm

How about July 11-13?
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by NC_IslandRunner » Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:53 pm

Lets meet up around 10am instead of 9, with this small of a group we won't need as much time to get to the first camp even if we take a few side trails. Meadow Knob sounds fine with me for the first night.
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by firefox2501 » Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:53 pm

TBYODA - do you want the GPS tracks from last TECORE? I can get you the raw tracks in GPX or KML format if you like. (I believe that Google Earth can take both, but that it's native format is KML). If you want them, PM me your email address and I can email them to you.

As for the reschedule, I am definitely up for that, but I need to get a scheduled of the summer trips to Lake Anna area from my buddy before I can commit to any dates.
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by Trail X » Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:30 pm

I guess since this one is still on, we should move the discussion for the next trip to a new thread.
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by TSAdventurez » Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:29 am

Has anyone looked at the weather for this weekend yet?


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by Trail X » Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:23 am

Supposed to be just about perfect weather. Should stay below 70 all weekend, with nearly 0 chance of rain. Fairly low humidity.
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by NC_IslandRunner » Wed Apr 30, 2014 5:43 pm

Anyone still going bringing a chainsaw?
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