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Hof party, 2015

Postby ygmir » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:01 am

Hi gang!!
well, with the non winter, and early spring, seems time to begin the planning.
First off would be dates? We can have more than one, but one seems easiest to plan.
So, maybe chime in on who's available and when, and we can try to plan it for max convenience!
later summer water and fire season considerations may apply. Not that it would stop anything, but just to think about.

a couple of notes:
first, and foremost, "all are welcome". whether a vet here, noob, or not even a member.
it's a rough road, but not necessarily 4x4, but high ground clearance is nice, though we've had Prius and other small cars make it. it can be narrow and one lane in spots, the last 6 miles is dirt/gravel.( typical mountain road, IMHO, but others may chime in with their thoughts or experiences)
High elevation, if oxygen or such is an issue, consider this (6K' elevation ish)
of course "leave no trace".
there is a two stall outhouse, and spring water for drinking if you choose, camp sites, a few sites for campers, thought it's a tight fit, so any longish RV would have trouble. Ping me for particulars, I've taken, or attempted, all sizes of vehicles and trailers in there, and can advise.

location:
driveway:
39°27'7.04"N
120°39'19.03"W

hof:
39°27'8.03"N
120°39'11.54"W

if anyone can think of anything else people should know, feel free to post.


discuss:
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby tamarakay » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:07 am

One of these years we will make it out there.
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby ygmir » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:11 am

tamarakay wrote:One of these years we will make it out there.

please!
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby lucky420 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:15 am

YAY! So munch fun!

Really the food that everyone brings is amazing. Sitting around the fire at night laughing with good fiends...yes yes yes!

Anytime is good for me.

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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby goathead » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:50 am

Some year, probably when Mona gets tired of being the boss. :lol:
She is having way to much fun.
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby 1durphul » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:00 am

that looks like a beautiful place to have a gathering.

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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby Aurelia » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:19 am

YAY!

I was afraid to ask as you seemed busy
Yes !
I am ready..my son made me a promise of no gifts for me but the Hof when possible
(and maybe his real wife ..although Bill wants to return)

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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby Eric » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:27 am

This is one of the times I wish I actually drove, I really want to make it up there (and sling some good vegetarian food at you carnivores, not the crap you think we eat :lol: )
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby lucky420 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:32 am

surely you could find a driver? ^^
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby mgb327 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:29 pm

I could fly in...there an airport somewhere near there?
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby tatonka » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:55 pm

Do you live up there all year Ygmir?
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby robbidobbs » Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:58 pm

Definitely on my to do this summer list ygmir!

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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby nilasnake » Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:09 pm

anytime in may is still pretty open...but the first two weekends in june are already booked. yay!! the hof!!!

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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby lucky420 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:20 pm

mgb327 wrote:I could fly in...there an airport somewhere near there?

Reno or Sacramento
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby ygmir » Fri Mar 27, 2015 3:28 pm

Eric wrote:This is one of the times I wish I actually drove, I really want to make it up there (and sling some good vegetarian food at you carnivores, not the crap you think we eat :lol: )


well Eric, if someone was coming from down there, would you be willing to ride along?
Another option is the train, which I'm pretty sure stops in Colfax, which is under 20 mins from my house, I'd be happy to pick you up and drop you off. Or I'm sure others here would be, too.

mgb327 wrote:I could fly in...there an airport somewhere near there?


What Lucky said, unless you mean a small plane airport? One is about 10 mins from my house.
Love to see ya MGB!! if you can get close, I'm sure we can get ya there!!

tatonka wrote:Do you live up there all year Ygmir?


nope, only in my dreams. haha


do I'm thinking the best window to be May 1 to July 1........thoughts?
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby Ratty » Fri Mar 27, 2015 4:18 pm

Ygmir I would love to come to a gathering at the Hof. Am I reading this right? It's 20 minutes from Colfax? I thought you were in Tahoe. In any case. I would love to see some friendly faces.
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby mgb327 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 5:56 pm

I could fly into Reno and rent a car. Small plane? I don't think mine can climb that high, it's only half a v-dub with 4 gallons of fuel. I am booked the first 2 weeks of May, otherwise am free as the proverbial bird. My stepsister lives in Calpine, she and her hubby are burners also. I would really like to come out.
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby ygmir » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:53 pm

Ratty wrote:Ygmir I would love to come to a gathering at the Hof. Am I reading this right? It's 20 minutes from Colfax? I thought you were in Tahoe. In any case. I would love to see some friendly faces.

Hi Ratty!
no, my house is 20 mins from Colfax.
the Hof is 1.5 hours, or 50 miles, from there.
Be great to see you, no matter!! c'mon up!!


MGB: yeah if we can't get you a ride, you could rent a car and get there.
But, a few folks come from Reno, maybe one would have room?
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby FIGJAM » Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:33 pm

Pontoons and land on the lake!!!!!!!!!! 8)
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby mdmf007 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:54 pm

Eric wrote:This is one of the times I wish I actually drove, I really want to make it up there (and sling some good vegetarian food at you carnivores, not the crap you think we eat :lol: )


I went vegetarian 5 months ago - I am getting bored though. :( but am committed.
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby Aurelia » Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:57 pm

I was hoping for next weekend
the sooner the better !

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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby Aurelia » Fri Mar 27, 2015 9:00 pm

My daughter , in VA ,
following serious issues has
a new baby due in June so I am on duty family wise

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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby Elorrum » Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:03 pm

lucky420 wrote:laughing with good fiends...yes yes yes!

nailed it!
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby Jovankat » Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:26 pm

Ooo! If it's before the last weekend in May I might be able to come!

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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby Eric » Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:04 am

mdmf007 wrote:I went vegetarian 5 months ago - I am getting bored though. :( but am committed.


A trick I was taught when I went vegetarian 28 years ago: if you get a craving for meat, let yourself have it. Not daily, but if you deny yourself you'll just want it more. If it's going to work for you, eventually you don't want it (it took me about 4-5 months to go meat free, I haven't eaten it willingly since - people have fucked up burritos & soups on me, and my reaction is not pretty...). Get yourself a good cookbook - any of the "Green's" cookbooks are great, or Madhur Jaffrey's "Eastern Vegetarian Cooking" or "World Vegetarian Cooking" (love those two). My boyfriend is an omnivore, but his diet is mostly vegetarian now, by choice. There are tons of great foods to be had (maybe not in your hometown, without you cooking them).


As for the Hof party, I don't find out what weekend I'm off each month until the last minute. Make the plans, and I'll see if I can arrange the weekends off. I know the last two weekends in June are out for me, other than that I might have wiggle room.
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby Bin Noddin » Sat Mar 28, 2015 7:40 pm

Any time in June would work, July too. May - maybe.
Pick the date as early as you can so I can get the air tix and plan with the other people I want to see in California/Nevada/Oregon.
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby Aurelia » Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:55 am

Good Morning Dear Bar !

Hof soon as possible please Yggy !!!

Last night was such good medicine of music and dance to celebrate DB's birthday that I don't even feel
Simply float through today
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby ygmir » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:39 am

how does May look for folks?

if the weather trend holds, it should be nice and still have water and such, and not deep into fire season.

just a thought, chime in if it works, or not.
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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby robbidobbs » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:45 am

May is looking booked up for me.

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Re: Hof party, 2015

Postby ygmir » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:57 am

another note is we an do more than one party.............
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