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Old 12-24-2012, 12:55 PM   #1
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Elbe Hills 1/13

Headed up to Elbe on Sunday Jan 13th. Already have a few other people coming. Will prob meet somewhere in Graham, and arrive there by 10. Going to have some fun in the snow! Who is in?

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Old 12-25-2012, 03:02 AM   #2
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I might be up for that. Where's gram? North or south of Elbe?

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Old 12-25-2012, 12:24 PM   #3
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Graham is north and west of Elbe.
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Old 12-25-2012, 12:30 PM   #4
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Might just have to meet you all outside the campground.
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Old 12-25-2012, 12:35 PM   #5
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That works. Most of us are coming from the same direction.
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Old 12-25-2012, 12:41 PM   #6
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I'm down south. What time you think you guys will be at the campground area?
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Old 12-25-2012, 02:40 PM   #7
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Planning on ten.
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:26 PM   #8
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Sweet ill be there
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Old 12-26-2012, 01:50 PM   #9
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Sounds Good! See ya there!
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:20 PM   #10
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Totally down I am
Just around the corner from Elbe. FYI that gas station at Safeway is the best price to fill up before you head out.
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Banks graham is almost to my house by about 10 mins.
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Banks graham is almost to my house by about 10 mins.
That helps not at all. Ill just meet you guys up there the 13th
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Elble is on the southwest end of Mt Rainer. From the south hwy 12 to 7 is the shortest. But not the quickest. We are in Olympia and it shows 510 to Yelm as the shortest. Again not the quickest. If we go, we'll go I-5 to Hwy 507 to Hwy 7.

If we take that route, we pass through Spanaway and Graham to get to Elbe.

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Looks like we have about 6 guys going so far then. Me, banks316, Drix, Shawn3r, and a couple guys with sami's. Hopefully you come out Bob.
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hope my little 37's are enough
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LOL Me too!
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We are green light as of right now. I need to figure out my pulley squeal. Hopefully in the next day or two...
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Elble is on the southwest end of Mt Rainer. From the south hwy 12 to 7 is the shortest. But not the quickest. We are in Olympia and it shows 510 to Yelm as the shortest. Again not the quickest. If we go, we'll go I-5 to Hwy 507 to Hwy 7.

If we take that route, we pass through Spanaway and Graham to get to Elbe.

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If your heading from Olympia just following that route your making a larger loop then you need to.
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If your heading from Olympia just following that route your making a larger loop then you need to.

Disregard, I was mixing the 2 different Directions you talking about.
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We are green light as of right now. I need to figure out my pulley squeal. Hopefully in the next day or two...

Isnt that the same issue your friend had at Tahuya? Common issue isnt it?
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The idler pulleys don't hold up very well to the water assault.
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Theres not much water except on gotcha its all snow watch the bridges they where crowned with ice last weekend
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Thanks for the heads up. How where the trails? Where you breaking trail the whole time?
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Friday the 29 we were mon the 1st they were all cut out and slick as hell
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Thanks for the input. I appreciate it.
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Everyone still going? I want to get an official head count. I know the Hawks are in the playoffs so we might loose a couple guys lol. So please let me know again if you are in. Thanks!
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Here is the address for the safeway in Graham. Lets be there 8:45-9. So we can be at Elbe at 10.

10105 224th Street East Graham, WA 98338
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Everyone still going? I want to get an official head count. I know the Hawks are in the playoffs so we might loose a couple guys lol. So please let me know again if you are in. Thanks!
Damn I didn't think about that. I will try to wiggle out my game party.
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Whats the level of equipment needed to make this trip, I'm only on 33s?

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