5536RE: [Hammock Camping] Re: 7th SEHHA Campout--Hot Springs, NC Jun 12,2004
- Apr 27, 2004Coy, we'll have the fire ready for you to light! Looking forward to meeting
the rest of the crew...Ed
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Coy [mailto:starnescr@...]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:17 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [Hammock Camping] Re: 7th SEHHA Campout--Hot
> Springs, NC Jun 12,2004
> Wooo Hooo I just looked and I'm off that weekend. And I love
> bluegrass. I hope to bring the entire family this time. I will try
> to get some hammock stands built. at least 4. If I get ambitious
> enough I might build a few more to bring along and share. Tell
> Karen to make extra cole slaw! I'm sure you wont mind if I bring
> something for the cookout. Bringing Cody is bad enough (he eats
> enough for 3 right now) and I want to contribute just a little. I
> will probably plan to hike and camp Fri night and spend Sat night at
> the campout. Thanks for plannng this Ed (and Karen).
> Coy Boy
> --- In email@example.com, "Ed Speer" <info@s...> wrote:
> > It's time for our next southeast hammock hangers campout! Here's
> > details:
> > 7th SHHA Campout
> > Hot Springs Campground
> > Hot Springs, NC
> > Saturday June 12, 2004
> > Join us for the 7th SHHA (Southeast Hammock Hangers Association)
> > campout on Saturday, June 12, 2004. It's FREE! (except for your
> > camping fee). This is an informal group event and everyone is
> > -veteran, novice or future hammockers. See, learn and share your
> > knowledge with other hammock enthusiasts. This will be an easy
> > overnight campout at a commercial campground in a beautiful
> > river setting near the Appalachian Trail in western North
> > Join me, Ed Speer, author of the Hammock Camping book and editor
> > the Hammock Camping Newsletters for a fun mid-summer campout.
> > Previous trips were well attended and this is another chance for
> > hammockers to show their stuff, share ideas, learn from others,
> > be a part of the 'new way'. Meet old friends and make new ones!
> > Check out the newest hammock gear!
> > An added bonus this time is the annual Bluff Mountain Bluegrass
> > Festival! http://main.nc.us/bluff/ The festival is being held the
> > same weekend on the grounds of the Hot Springs Campground--how
> > is that! A hammock campout and bluegrass festival all in one!
> > like a baby outdoors and listen to live bluegrass music from your
> > hammock! It doesn't get any better, so don't miss this one!
> > We will camp in the popular Hot Springs Campground approximately
> > minute drive northwest of Asheville, NC or 1.5 hours east of
> > Knoxville, TN. The campground is located on the east side of the
> > town of Hot Springs on Highway US 25/70 directly across from the
> > Springs Resort and Hot Tubs. The campground is situated on the
> > French Broad River and our campsite (#413) is on the rivers' west
> > bank. Road access to the campground is from Asheville, NC or
> > Newport, TN on US 25/US 70. A few trees are available, but bring
> > hammock stands if you have them--we will also provide stands
> > us to reserve one). Everyone will be responsible for his or her
> > transportation, gear, behavior, and camping fees ($5/person).
> > Show up anytime and leave anytime, but don't miss our free
> > evening hot dog cookout! Following her popular feast at the last
> > Hammock Hangers campout, Karen has offered to repeat it again--
> > not to be missed! Otherwise, everyone will be responsible for his
> > her own meals.
> > Upon arrival, check in at the campground office and pay the
> > fee. Karen and I will be at the campsite Friday afternoon thru
> > day Sunday, so arrive anytime after 2 pm Friday. Folding lounge
> > chairs might be appropriate for the festival, so bring your own.
> > Hot Springs area abounds with outdoor opportunities like hiking,
> > canoeing, kayaking, fishing, mountain biking, etc--you can easily
> > combine the hammock campout with an outdoor trip. The Appalachian
> > Trail passes thru town and only a few hundred feet from our
> > campsite. The French Broad River adjacent to our campsite is a
> > popular fishing and floating stream.
> > Find complete campground details at:
> > http://www.hotspringsspa-nc.com/campground/campground.html
> > Find driving directions at: http://www.hotspringsspa-
> > nc.com/map/map.html
> > Mid-summer temperatures at this elevation can fluctuate wildly, so
> > expect daytime temps of 50-80F and nighttime temps of 40-60F.
> > is possible so be prepared.
> > Signing up is not necessary, but letting us know will be
> > ed@s... or call (828) 724-4444
> > Everyone Welcome! See ya at Hot Springs!
> > ..Ed "Not To Worry" Speer
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