Seattle/Portland meet half way???

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by dagwood, Jul 17, 2005.

  1. dagwood

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    So... What ever happened to the Seattle-Portland meet halfway weekend?
    seems RoadRash and I and a few others brought it up but it stalled in translation I guess.
    So.....
    when is a good weekend for this? I know Idehoo City is soon but whats a good date and local???
    anyone? Ideas??
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  2. toothy

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    Sounds good. Is the olympic peninsula too far for the PDX'ers?
    Like up I-5 to Olympia @12, up 101 to forest roads to the West of Hoodsport?

    Or something?

    A week-end a few out will get more peeps turned-out.

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  3. dagwood

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    no....half way. Olympia Forrest isn't half way :lol3
    off course this is biased to the Portland crowd because...well just because. :lol3
    we were talking more like north/Nor East of Mt.Adams.
    trying to stay away from super slab I-5 routes if at all possible
    :dunno
    Where's that plick RoadRash anyway :ear I think he had a local that would work for all. :freaky
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    creeper Still alive...

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    Mt. Rainier National Park... :dunno

    North east end of Mt. St. Helens National Park?
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  5. Road Rash

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    Bigmak was saying he had some property around Mt St. Helens that we could use, even said something about a freezer full beef, so maybe he'll cook for us too, you know, camp bitch
    :D
    but I'm not sure if his place is halfway, Mt. Rainier might be closer to halfway.
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  6. dagwood

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    Cool. call bigmak and get his attention :lol3

    or as it's hotter than hell right now...the Olymic coast range is starting to sound pretty good too. Rainier sounds good also as long as I don't have to drink the beer :blah

    any ideas on dates or should this be pushed to late September/early October when it cools down and the fire danger is lower? either way Soon while it's not tinder dry or later when it cools down and we've had a little rain. :dunno
    I'm easy.
    Time to get the maps out fellas. :freaky


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    How aBout Choppermans front yard? :lol3 we won't even give him any warning. :poser we'll just set up camp and wait for him to Wake the Hell up. :thumb
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    GSguy Here's a quarter.

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    That may not go over well at all. Last time I saw chop post he was all pissed off at some ff's over the cheesecake post and told them to go to hell and left. I don't think any of these ff's were local but I have not seen hide nor hair of him since. :ear
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    He's around. lurking anyway. he's the undecova Brutha. :lol3
    'Sides he owes us some pickled eggs damnit... :deal
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    yumm, pickled eggs, who needs to stop buy the gas station when you have pickled eggs.
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  10. (sp?)

    (sp?) flaming ahole ;)

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    re: Rainier campsites
    there's a decent group campsite at Kaner Flats. it's north off of 410 on FS 19 the east side of Chinook/Cayuse Pass. (N47 00 37.5 W121 07 45.3)

    The site is next to the Little Naches River and there are some nice roads to explore. (the serious folks can even head up jeep trails to Taneum on the other side).

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    have to get the maps out now...
    spread the word and we can have a destination poll :lol3

    weres gremlin :ear
    :lol3
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  12. toothy

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    It's hot there now.
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  13. (sp?)

    (sp?) flaming ahole ;)

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    and there's daylight over here. :huh

    what's your point?
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    I was at the Sawmill Flats campsite on Saturday (16July) (East side of Mt Rainer and would be a great spot for a G2G, the river with in walking distance to cool off and there are LOTS of mild to wild trails to explore. One of the toughest, muddiest trails I encountered was in that area, I'd do it all over again in a heartbeat, The KTM got her fairshare of laydowns, thank-god for good riding gear.


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    SE of Rainier is cool, haven't explored that area much. Over on the coast might work. PDX'ers could go to Longview and then head West and North to somewhere ??? (cue the mapman).

    With reasonable notice I am in for at least one night. September weekend is better after kids are back in school.
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    I'm in, although I have no ideas on where to go or what's out there.
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    I agree, August for me is pretty much filled up.
    And it will prolly take that long anyway to decide where to go. :D
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  18. gentry

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    Thats the first KTM stoppie ive ever seen Darin!
    :lol3

    The naches run was at Sawmill flats/Little Naches/Cliffdell. More riding than you can shake a stick at with fine campsites and weather to boot. There's some repairs to be made by the seattle crew that went after last weekend though....and not just to the bikes.
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    see...plenty of advanced notice.
    late mid/September works for me too. :thumb
    Creep mentioned mid Sep also.
    Anyone else for after school starts and it starts to cool abit?
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    (sp?) flaming ahole ;)

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    mid-late September may work for me also.
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