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X-fest 2019

Discussion in 'Meet Up' started by Bootboy, Oct 7, 2019.

  1. Bootboy

    Bootboy Atwood Gear

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    A bit late to the announcement here....

    It's that time of year again! Time for X-fest.

    In light of the fact that the traditional weekend falls on Halloween this year, we’re going to move it to November 7-9. The cooler temps are better for this type of activity. We’ve had some warm October days in years past.

    The idea is that there will be hardcore fare for those wanting to join the club of X-men and X-women, as well more moderate offerings for folks new to stemming and who are interested in developing their skills. There are canyons in the area that offer an experience for folks anywhere along the Stemming spectrum. This is certainly a social event and all are welcome.


    Usual campsite is near Chimney Rock down HITRR.
    https://goo.gl/maps/DQAaJXSi6n88XVRG6

    We'll have a campfire at night so bring a chair and your finest puffy coat.

    Hope to see you there.
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2019
  2. carla merrill

    carla merrill

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    What is an X-fest? Are people running canyons Thursday or getting to the campsite Thursday evening?
  3. Canyonero

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    A canyoneering trip for the hardcore where the focus is on doing X canyons, i.e. where you're on your own and if you fall at the wrong place you die.
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  4. Canyonero

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    Gonna miss again this year. But that always happened for Freezefest and I eventually made that so maybe next year.

    Good luck and be safe.
  5. Sandemonium

    Sandemonium

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    I have availability on the 7th & 8th. Anyone familiar with x-calante canyons showing up Wednesday night for a trip on Thursday?
  6. Austin Farnworth

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    I should have 4 or 5 coming with me, and will be down there Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We will have some in our group looking for harder X, while others easy X.
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  7. Bootboy

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    I plan to be there on Wednesday night.
  8. rawtrails

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    Stoked.


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  9. Bootboy

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    One more thing:

    It wouldn't hurt to bring a little firewood. I'll have some but it wont be enough for 3 nights
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