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parrotheadnw

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I will probably be up in the Wenas area camping and running trails this weekend. Do you guys have a set plan for when and where you're starting? Is this just a day trip or are you camping? Let me know what you're plans are and I if things work out I'll try to meet up with you somewhere along the trail.
I'd ike to camp a night or two.
 

outside.perception

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@MrWilsonWJ and @parrotheadnw

I'll probably be going just for a day trip on Saturday. But there wouldn't be any harm in people joining and peeling off to go camping.

What's the procedure @Ties and others?
Should one of us create a rally point and add a route?
Or should we just make a proposal here and go with it?

I have not led a group before but have been on a few group runs and I've done parts of this area. I don't mind just putting a plan together for Saturday.
 

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@MrWilsonWJ and @parrotheadnw

I'll probably be going just for a day trip on Saturday. But there wouldn't be any harm in people joining and peeling off to go camping.

What's the procedure @Ties and others?
Should one of us create a rally point and add a route?
Or should we just make a proposal here and go with it?

I have not led a group before but have been on a few group runs and I've done parts of this area. I don't mind just putting a plan together for Saturday.
Yeah I'll probably stick to a day trip as my plans for Sunday are still in flux, but that shouldn't prohibit anyone else from doing some camping afterward.

With regards to the rally point, we could create one but it might be easier to just stick with the people in this thread to avoid it becoming too large of a group with the logistical difficulties associated with that. But that is just my 2 cents.

I'd say the primary things we'd need to settle on are
  • A rough route (which I believe we have with the WABDR route portion)
  • A meetup point + time
  • A rough idea of who will join so we know who to wait for (+ a way for everyone to be able to reach each other in case something pops up when traveling)
Going south to north makes sense to me as well (i.e., but the longer drive up front), so we could maybe put the meetup point at the Exxon in Naches? Or maybe earlier (Yakima?) depending on where everyone is coming from.

Given that you've done part of this area @outside.perception it might make sense to leave you in charge of the "plan", maybe we can have everyone message you with their phone number if they are planning to join and then you can create a group chat with all the numbers so that we can all stay in the loop on Saturday? Once we are all assembled and on the move we can switch to GMRS obviously.

I'd be happy to take care of the phone numbers as well, whatever you prefer.
 

outside.perception

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@Ties that sounds good, and I agree on not using Rally Point just yet.

I'll scan through the thread and find those that have expressed interest and start a private conversation group to work out the plan. If anyone else is interested and hasn't mentioned it yet, reply here or message me directly and I'll pull you into the private convo for this outing.

The basic plan is to meet up on the south side of the Wenas Wildlife area near the town of Naches and explore the area. We'll end the trip in Ellensburg. This will be a day trip, but those that want to peel off for camping are welcome to do so. Exact time, route, contacts, and meeting location will be worked out in the separate conversation.
 

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@Ties that sounds good, and I agree on not using Rally Point just yet.

I'll scan through the thread and find those that have expressed interest and start a private conversation group to work out the plan. If anyone else is interested and hasn't mentioned it yet, reply here or message me directly and I'll pull you into the private convo for this outing.

The basic plan is to meet up on the south side of the Wenas Wildlife area near the town of Naches and explore the area. We'll end the trip in Ellensburg. This will be a day trip, but those that want to peel off for camping are welcome to do so. Exact time, route, contacts, and meeting location will be worked out in the separate conversation.
Sounds great, thanks!
 

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@Ties that sounds good, and I agree on not using Rally Point just yet.

I'll scan through the thread and find those that have expressed interest and start a private conversation group to work out the plan. If anyone else is interested and hasn't mentioned it yet, reply here or message me directly and I'll pull you into the private convo for this outing.

The basic plan is to meet up on the south side of the Wenas Wildlife area near the town of Naches and explore the area. We'll end the trip in Ellensburg. This will be a day trip, but those that want to peel off for camping are welcome to do so. Exact time, route, contacts, and meeting location will be worked out in the separate conversation.
Sounds great, thanks!
I'm interested, depending on work
 
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@Ties that sounds good, and I agree on not using Rally Point just yet.

I'll scan through the thread and find those that have expressed interest and start a private conversation group to work out the plan. If anyone else is interested and hasn't mentioned it yet, reply here or message me directly and I'll pull you into the private convo for this outing.

The basic plan is to meet up on the south side of the Wenas Wildlife area near the town of Naches and explore the area. We'll end the trip in Ellensburg. This will be a day trip, but those that want to peel off for camping are welcome to do so. Exact time, route, contacts, and meeting location will be worked out in the separate conversation.
I’m in!
 
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