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04/17/2008 11:13:04 AM · #1
We hit Rickett's Glen state park last year in May and had a good turnout. I think everybody had a good time and the falls were beautiful. So are we doing it again this year? We did last year's on May 6th. The leaves had started coming back and it was still cool enough to hike. I'm getting antsy for another GTG and there's rarely anything around here that I can make it to. I don't want to head the thing up because I live 3 hours away and don't know the area, but I wanted to try to gauge interest in another trip to the park.
04/17/2008 11:14:57 AM · #2
I'd be interested, but unavailable until about the 3rd week of May.
04/17/2008 12:17:16 PM · #3
I'd definitely be interested, although I have 5 weddings and a Bat Mitzvah to shoot next month, so I'm not sure when I'd squeeze it in. I do actually have May 17 open...
04/17/2008 12:31:09 PM · #4
I came last year and it was great. I'd go again, although with graduation and whatnot, I could only make it sometime after 21 May.
04/19/2008 08:23:40 AM · #5
bump
04/19/2008 08:46:41 AM · #6
You can count me in. I had a great time, if Scalvery brings the doughnuts.
04/19/2008 09:08:59 AM · #7
County me in and I'll be delighted to bring the grille again.

I've also dumped 80 pounds and have started taking better care of myself so you guys won't laugh at me puffing and wheezing my way around the trails......8>)
04/19/2008 09:09:44 AM · #8
I'd love to attend again! I couldn't go the wkend of the 10th or 17th though.
04/19/2008 11:25:00 AM · #9
Count me in. I miss you guys (and gals). Been so busy I haven't been around DPC much. Thanks TonyT for letting me know about this thread.
04/22/2008 07:29:12 PM · #10
Sounds like May is gonna be tough to schedule for most people. Now my parents are coming to visit around the 25th. What if we tried for sometime in June? Or is that worse?
Last year's was on a Sunday. I could do just about any Sunday. And with enough notice, I could swing a Saturday.
04/22/2008 08:04:29 PM · #11
Depending on when this ends up coming off, I could be into a PA roadtrip
04/22/2008 10:21:01 PM · #12
June works for me.
04/22/2008 10:21:29 PM · #13
June would probably be better for me, as well. A bit more time to plan, that way.
04/22/2008 11:33:26 PM · #14
I had a great time last year and if forced, I could manage to eat a few more of those brownies that Alan's wife made last year for the GTG. :D June would be good for me as well it seems for a few others. Could we narrow it down to the weekend of the 7th-8th or the 13th-14th? Just to get plans going?
04/22/2008 11:48:08 PM · #15
ever here of Angel falls? By the boyscout camp? anyone curious to know if anyone knows what I am talking about?
ever been to the hay stacks?
04/26/2008 09:05:58 PM · #16
OK, just to get the ball rolling, how about Sunday June 8th?
04/26/2008 09:32:33 PM · #17
Originally posted by Stiger:

OK, just to get the ball rolling, how about Sunday June 8th?


I'd give that a definite maybe!
04/26/2008 10:54:01 PM · #18
June 8th is good for me. My kid will be at the beach so my wife will come along.
04/27/2008 09:50:25 AM · #19
I've got 8 June down on my calendar!
04/27/2008 10:16:26 AM · #20
I'm going to try to make it this year.
04/28/2008 02:28:35 PM · #21
We hit Ricket's last year... what about hitting one of the "caverns" in PA.

I know there is Crystal Caves, Echo Caverns, and a few others. Not sure which is the largest and most spectacular. But I think one of these would be a cool venture.

"PA DPC goes Down Under (the earth that is)"
04/28/2008 02:32:21 PM · #22
I took a ride out to Rickett's Saturday, here's two quick shots. Things are starting to green up quite nicely.
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Are we planning it for June 8th then?
04/28/2008 02:39:42 PM · #23
Put me on maybe list.
04/28/2008 02:42:20 PM · #24
Originally posted by scooter97:

I had a great time last year and if forced, I could manage to eat a few more of those brownies that Alan's wife made last year for the GTG.


Just for the record, I have already alerted my wife so she can be sure to have the proper supplies in stock :)
04/28/2008 02:42:30 PM · #25
OK, went through last year's post for the GTG and PM'd everybody who attended (and hadn't responded here) and everybody who showed interest but couldn't make it.

I'll get an official thread going here soon so we can get some more concrete information out there.

And since I'm 3 hours away, I'm very open to suggestions from those who live closer to the park (and those who don't). I was just getting antsy about going back and wanted to get the ball rolling.

In the meantime, here's the link to last year's GTG thread.

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