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Hof Party 2017

Postby ygmir » Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:20 pm

HI Gang.
looking like June 23-25.
The only caveat is I have no idea about how the roads did through this heavy winter.
I'll report in as soon as it opens up, probably mid May?

Otherwise, remember all are welcome.
We might want/need to do some 4x4 carpooling, if the roads are especially bad, and also for some folks who may not have rough road capabilities.

driveway location:
39°27'07.3"N 120°39'19.4"W

Hof:
39°27'08.4"N 120°39'12.2"W
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby lucky420 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:46 pm

Weeeeeeeeeee
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby Patsh » Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:48 pm

Turned the calendar page to write this into June, and there's already a sticky note of 'things for Hof'...

It's as if ... somebody... knew !

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby Ratty » Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:52 pm

Wow. Hof, hof, hof. Yes count me in.
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby Dr. Pyro » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:37 am

And to help those of you who, like me, got lost last year driving to the Hof Party, the event is held 4.3 miles (on your right) after the pavement ends. Yes, you read that right: after the pavement ends. Last year I caught sight of a brown bear on my way home. I think I'll bring a pizza again this year since it went over so well last year! Heating up one of those Papa Murphy's on the cast-iron stove is an interesting exercise in "I sure as hell hope this is working."

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby Ratty » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:20 am

I have detailed instructions coming from the bay area. PM me if you need.
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby Elorrum » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:59 am

Whoopee!
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby lucky420 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:09 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:And to help those of you who, like me, got lost last year driving to the Hof Party, the event is held 4.3 miles (on your right) after the pavement ends. Yes, you read that right: after the pavement ends. Last year I caught sight of a brown bear on my way home. I think I'll bring a pizza again this year since it went over so well last year! Heating up one of those Papa Murphy's on the cast-iron stove is an interesting exercise in "I sure as hell hope this is working."



It just thrills me that you saw a bear. I love bears. I'll probably sleep in the back of my car
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby mgb327 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:14 pm

You think a low clearance two wheel drive Dodge sedan will make it? Watch this.....
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby lucky420 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:07 pm

:lol: :lol: that was fun
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby ygmir » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:05 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:And to help those of you who, like me, got lost last year driving to the Hof Party, the event is held 4.3 miles (on your right) after the pavement ends. Yes, you read that right: after the pavement ends. Last year I caught sight of a brown bear on my way home. I think I'll bring a pizza again this year since it went over so well last year! Heating up one of those Papa Murphy's on the cast-iron stove is an interesting exercise in "I sure as hell hope this is working."

that pizza cooked in the smoker part of the bbq was great!!!
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby ygmir » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:06 pm

mgb327 wrote:You think a low clearance two wheel drive Dodge sedan will make it? Watch this.....

I wonder if all the scraping bottom sent vibrations through the ground and scared all the fish away? that might explain a lot......
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby Just_Joe » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:00 pm

In!

I'll refrain from reposting the video.
Unless you prefer the "Oh, the places you'll go" effect.

Lucky, that fancy tent of yours is bearproof, I believe.

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby AntiM » Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:46 am

I know our pickup would make it, as we went over slickrock to reach Toroweap. I just don't know if Larry can afford the time off, as we have E-11 in July. And vacations in Mexico to pay for.

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby trilobyte » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:01 am

Hooray for the Hof! It's too early to know what the gf's schedule will be like, but my fingers are crossed!

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby nilasnake » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:09 am

a tentative yes! from killbuck and i.

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby ygmir » Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:09 pm

photo from yesterday, by a friend on a snowmobile on the ridge above. He says probably a month before the road in opens.
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby mgb327 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:32 am

Holy crap! Look at all those fish schooling right in front!
Dogs are the leaders of the planet. If you see two life forms, one of them’s making a poop, the other one’s carrying it for him, who would you assume is in charge?
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby ygmir » Sun Apr 30, 2017 6:13 am

mgb327 wrote:Holy carp! Look at all those fish schooling right in front!

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby ygmir » Sun May 14, 2017 6:20 pm

still waiting for the road closure to open, to see if the rest of the road is still there. The other approaches are under even more snow.......qq
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby lucky420 » Tue May 16, 2017 6:21 pm

That lake is going to be sooooooooo cold. :shock:
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby Dr. Pyro » Tue May 16, 2017 7:40 pm

It wasn't exactly a large hot springs last year as I froze my nads off.

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby lucky420 » Wed May 17, 2017 8:24 am

:lol: :lol:
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby ygmir » Mon May 29, 2017 6:52 pm

got photos and a report back from the main road into the Hof:
not sure words are needed:
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby ygmir » Mon May 29, 2017 6:56 pm

and my gate:
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby Elorrum » Mon May 29, 2017 9:46 pm

:shock:
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby Patsh » Mon May 29, 2017 11:47 pm

:?
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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby burner von braun » Tue May 30, 2017 12:12 am

Sorry to see that yg. I'm hoping that perhaps the gate is not damaged as bad as it might first appear, but the bridge... Ouch! The good news, if there is any, is that you have a good mind for handling large, heavy scale projects and repairs. This looks like a lot of work and expense though. Is that portion of the road County maintained by any chance?

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby lucky420 » Tue May 30, 2017 6:52 am

Oh not fun....
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Hof Party 2017

Postby Ratty » Tue May 30, 2017 8:32 am

Oh my. :shock: So. Exactly how bad was that drive in from the opposite direction? ( You know. The one that Trillo and Panni took because of their GPS.) I think they said it was like 16 miles of dry riverbed.
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