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Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 7:37 am
And some scotch to warm from the inside, too!
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:35 pm
Hey! Are we going to potluck Saturday night or just hit the big city and go to Pizza Factory? Either is okay with me, was just wondering.....
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 5:46 am
I don't want to haul my stove up with me - I'm for grabbing dinner at the pizza factory. if we are camping at LP Campground - fires are permitted - bring wood for Saturday night.
I will probably sleep along the way up Friday night - meeting at OV trailhead at 7:30am
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:36 am
We have 2 campsites reserved at Lone Pine Campground for Sat night only. ($48) Campfires allowed, so bring firewood
We're allowed 6 people/site, and 2 vehicles. Extra vehicles are $5 (I didn't pay for those). No campers allowed. Check-in is 2pm Sat, out by 1pm Sun.
We have sites #16 and #32.
Rosie has a site for Friday, and might have space.
Saturday hike: Onion Valley to Snow Crown. Meet at Onion Valley campground 7:30am.
Sunday hike: depends on how many people stay. Options are Dragon Peak or Kearsarge Peak.
Showers at Boulder Creek RV Park (3 mi south of Lone Pine), or at Diaz Lake RV Park (2 mi south of Lone Pine).
Dinner at Pizza Factory ? or we can discuss options Trailtrekker suggested a potluck? If so, I'll probably pick up something in Lone Pine
Whoâ€™s going and vehicle
Snow Nymph - Blue FJ Cooler (Got Mountains? sticker on back window)
Rosabella - rental
Tomcat - Green Ford Ranger (Got Mountains? sticker on back window)
QuentinC - Beige and rust Camry (needs a sticker to keep it running)
Trailtrekker White Ford Ranger (Got Mountains? sticker on back window)
Ranboze - Gray 4Runner
Trekker - White Ford Probe
Ridgeline - riding with Trail Bud
Trail Bud - Tuareg - dark blue? (Got Mountains? sticker on back window)
MooseTracks - Orange Honda Element
Rosie, I'll send you my new cell #
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:47 am
So...I'm in SoCal for the two family weddings, and was up to my ears in cakes and frosting making the wedding cake for the first of the two weddings last weekend:
I'm SOOO looking forward to this coming weekend. I'll be heading to Lone Pine Friday morning.... for those coming up early on Friday - I've reserved both spaces that Cori reserved (spaces #16 and 32) so we won't have to shift around Saturday. See y'all this weekend!
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:47 am
Mmmm... Pizza Factory. They might want me to patch the hole in the wall from the champagne cork incident of two weeks ago... I'll go incognito and NOT wear the moose hat!
OK, don't laugh, but I have yuppie logs to contribute (aka: Duraflame knock-offs). Between this and Yosemite next weekend I'll want them gone!
As of right now, I'm heading up Friday early afternoon. (Of course, by saying that I'll get slammed with new evaluations all day!) Rosabella, let me know how much you'd like me to contribute for the site, and thanks again for getting the reservations!
See y'all there!
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 6:59 pm
Rosabella- amazing cake! wow. did you make one for all of us?
So, sounds like Pizza Factory in LP Saturday? More input?
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:08 pm
I drove thru the campground a couple weeks ago. Spaces are on the small side with room barely for 2 vehicles/site. Not sure how many folks plan on sleeping in their vehicle or bringing a tent. I opt for the bit warmer temp inside my vehicle. We may have to get more sites on Sat, as available, to accomodate the extra vehicles. It shouldn't be a problem. I tried to reserve another spot yesterday, but was a day late for the 5-day minimum reservation window (funny, tue-wed-thur-fri-sat seems 5 days to me, but I guess the FS uses some sort of new math).
I'll be driving up from SoCal Fri afternoon and grabbing dinner at PF. Sat at PF is good for me as well... it will minimize the food storage issue as well. Speaking of food storage, I wonder if my cooler is still in the Portal bear box? Hmmm... I may have to take a side trip up there to see if it is.
Rosie - count me in for Fri, as discussed. Will likely be there after dark. Woohoo :-)
Breakfast at the HS cafe?????
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 9:22 pm
Maybe we can climb Rosabella's cake on Sunday instead of Dragon. I'd get to try out my new crampons.
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 9:52 pm
Or we can do Pancake Mountain!
I'll be sleeping in my truck. I can camp anywhere, so I'll hang out til the party dies, then drive down the road to sleep. So that will free up one space for Sat night.