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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
Warning: This is an old trip - it already happened
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Start: Saturday, Jul. 27th, 7:00 am
End: Sunday, Jul. 28th, 10:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, Jul. 17th, 6:30 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: VOC clubroom MAP
EDIT: date and location change, details added
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:
What to Bring:
- Everything on the Summer Overnight gear list - no tent needed due to the hut, I'll bring an emergency communicator and first aid kit.
- Backpack - the largest one you can get your hands on that will be somewhat ergonomic to use for wood hauling. We have two metal frame packs from the Club to use.
- Work gloves