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[workhike] HMVDITTRAH 2019 - 4th annual How Many VOCers Does It Take To Replace A Helicopter? · Sat. Jul. 27th - Sun. Jul. 28th
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Start: Saturday, Jul. 27th
End: Sunday, Jul. 28th, 11:59 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, Jul. 17th, 6:30 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: VOC clubroom MAP
EDIT: date and location change !!
This is an annual trip to maintain the wood supply at our Phelix/Waddington Hut ! The lazy and expensive option would be to buy wood and use a helicopter, but that money can be better used elsewhere and we've shown it can be done manually. And what could be better than supplying wood for the warmth and comfort of yourself and others next winter ?
Here's a pic Roland Burton took of Gabe during the 2016, demonstrating an extreme example of what we'll be doing:
The exact plan is a work in progress, but will involve some harvesting and hauling of wood near/to the hut. We'll drive up Saturday morning, sleep Saturday night (potentially at the hut), and come back Sunday evening. If you can't do both days, feel free to join for just Saturday ! See the Message Board discussion to contribute to the plan. I'll update this description with the final plan closer to the trip.
What to Bring:
- Everything on the Summer Overnight gear list. - emphasis on snacks and bug repellant.
- Rope/cord for tying firewood if you have.
- A metal frame backpack if you have (or rent from the club).
- Being able to walk.
- A positive attitude :)
- Let us know if you can operate a chainsaw !