No one stepping up for WetFest 2013?

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by DireWolf, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. linkweewee

    linkweewee tantum quantum

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    Uh no.

    Skankatowa is my favorite ride-to campsite and the little groups that show up at my watch the ships go by posts have been a blast. I like small gatherings with people I know.

    Carry on

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  2. linkweewee

    linkweewee tantum quantum

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    There are 3 people in the world who's opinion of me I care about and we all share my last name; my dad and two brothers. Yours, Lady Bugs GEF and a few others here who I've never met? Not so much.

    Have a nice day.

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  3. el guapo nada

    el guapo nada Been here awhile

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  4. peterman

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    showers are nice,tho I seldom use them,,
    If everybody is in for a given amount of rental space/reservation costs, we can find something with enuff room and all the warm and fuzzy comforts as well.
    Who knows of a favorite campsite capable of hosting 600 WetFest attendees?

    Ideas?
    No gravel pits!,,shade would be nice,, but grass for tent pitching is a must.
    water,
    toilets,
    showers,,a plus!
    beer available within 10 miles or so,
    what do we need?
    Marsters Springs out of Paisley is not big enuff, Page springs out of Frenchglen is big enuff if we took the whole park, but no showers.
    Topsy Grade to the south, has great riding, but limited camping, no showers.
    Somebody knows somebody with enuff room, and a creek we can pee in,,spout off!
    Ideas?!!!!!
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  5. MortimerSickle

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  6. oldmonkeybut

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  7. peterman

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    http://www.grantcountyfairgrounds.com/facilities.php

    Grant county fairgrounds is for hire,,with all the shit we need,,basic rental is $350,,showers, a kitchen, a big bilding to hide in if it rains, tons of tent sites and RV spaces on site!
    I camp there free on my way through town sometimes, the space along the river beside the horse arena is always open year round. They have no facility for you to pay for camping overnite, but there has never been a problem with showing up and pitching a tent.
    So I send them some dollars each year to apply to their general fairgrounds fund.
    A group effort would most likely be welcomed, they are very receptive to the annual BMW Riders of Oregon Rally (Chief Joseph Rally) each year,the town makes money, the folks are friendly and receptive, and it is right in the center of some of the best riding in the state, gravel or asphalt.
    it's a thought,,
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  8. peterman

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    howabout the park at the top of the hill in LaConner wa?

    we used to take over the entire place with beer, anf salmon,,lots of salmon,, and Lummi's and all kinds of fun,,no showers, and all road riding for a ways,,,,just searching memory cells,,

    never mind ,,the cops would show up,,I remember when the town bought the LeCar for ee fish ant see, or some such,then they wrecked the first one,inna ditch, goin too fast,the headline in the local paper was ,"LaConner LeCar,,Le cop,,Le crash~!",, around 1978-9 or so,,same time,, first BMW,, an R 90S,,1975 version,,never should have sold it!
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  9. peterman

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    howabout the park at the top of the hill in LaConner wa?

    we used to take over the entire place with beer an Lummi's and all kinds of salmon fun,,no showers, and all road riding for a ways,,,,just searching memory cells,,
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  10. Easy-Z

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    Skamania county fairgrounds. Right in the Gorge. Not far from epic GPNF single track. A quick website check says $250 plus insurance. I've been there for a couple of Sound Rider rally in the gorge events.

    Just a thought. Too bad it's in Worshington.
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  11. peterman

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    Sail,,

    blame it on my frikken lack of a reason to exist.
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  12. PeteN95

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    That place sounds cool to me, but I've never been.

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    I think the drop in attendance was a good thing.................but there was still to many people there :lol3

    And as I've said before, the riding isn't epic, but IMHO it ain't to bad.

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    it's big bike friendly :lol3

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    I think Sandy might be a good location for a WetFest :freaky
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  14. Mr. Fisherman

    Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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    Wetfest is dead.

    Long live Wetfest.

    The name change was the beginning.


    This, is the end...

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  15. tblume

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    http://www.recreation.gov/recAreaDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&recAreaId=1775&agencyCode=126

    Stopped here in the car with the kids this summer, middle of nowhere but that's the idea, yes?
    Thought at the time "this looks like a good adv group site"
    :ear
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    I think all of these are worth looking into.
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  17. DireWolf

    DireWolf Knees in the Breeze

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  18. NoPoChicken

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    A friend hosts the Eagle riders camp-out here, I stopped by. Very cool spot, awesome views and great stone fire pits and this little cabin / shelter.

    No showers, no electricity for your sleeping machines.

    But it is too close!
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  20. MortimerSickle

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    If none of the above Plans work out....

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    Plenty of off-pavement riding nearby.

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