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LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

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LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby Brian Thomas » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:30 pm

Hello calendar winter people,

After much deliberation, the Lost Creek Wilderness Annual Winter Gathering Committee (Derek and myself) have determined that the 2013 LCW Gathering III shall be at Lake Park Peak 11,403' with an overnight pack in to either Hankins Pass or Lake Park.

http://listsofjohn.com/PeakStats/Climbers.php?Id=2162
http://www.summitpost.org/tarryall-massif/151606

Last year was a resounding turnout of ~20 daytrippers for Bison Peak, but considering this weekend will be Derek's birthday, we will be celebrating with a high camp in the LCW. Because sleeping outside in February is *fun* or so I'm told.

More logistics and itinerary to follow...
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Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby Derek » Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:04 pm

Woohoo!

To those interested in hiking but not overnighting, this peak is doable as a dayhike as well. (Especially with a nice trench from the overnighters. :) ) Also, for those looking for more than one peak, Tarryall Peak is also in the area, and is a very interesting peak.

For overnighters, camp location will probably be decided officially once conditions are known. If the first 2 LCW gatherings are any indication, snow shoes will be required, but should be a damn good time. :wink:

LCW #1:
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LCW #2:
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Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby Jay521 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:58 am

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy... Can't wait!
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Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby DeucesWild » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:03 pm

Very tempting! Never been out there before. Overdue on one of these gatherings.
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Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby Tempelton » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:06 pm

I am hoping to be able to come... puttin' it down for that weekend. Last year's was fun.

Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby bergsteigen » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:14 pm

I could be convinced to go! \:D/
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Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby DanR » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:25 pm

Very interested - will need to see if my work schedule requires me to day hike it.

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Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby Brian C » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:45 pm

Don't care much about calendar winter but I'd love to go down there. I'll try and make this one!
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Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby Claybird » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:35 pm

LCW Gathering III, I'll be there.

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Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby tlerunner » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:43 pm

If I can go it will be a day hike for me.

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Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby Mindy » Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:06 pm

Derek that "LCW #2" photo is really cool. EDIT: Won't be able to attend afterall :( Looking forward to TR.
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Re: LCW Gathering III - February 9-10

Postby Kevin Baker » Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:20 pm

I would be interested in this outing to take a shot
at unranked 11er the Catamount, although it would be
interesting with snow. Tarryall and Lake Park are cool
peaks!

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