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Old 09-19-2017, 12:49 AM   #43
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Electric heat?

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so far there is no rain in the forecast for the upcoming weekend. Last rain predicted is just a few showers on Friday. Warming trend into the upper 60s.

It will be cold enough to want some heat in the mornings and evenings. Propane fireplace plus perhaps it is a good idea to bring along some of the portable propane heaters if folks want to gather outside in the evenings. No doubt more than a few folks have a Mr. Buddy heater
Yes, my propane campfire is not very warm.
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Old 09-19-2017, 07:44 AM   #44
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Do you have any kind of head count? Just trying to get an idea for Fri snacks & Sat potluck.
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Old 09-19-2017, 05:43 PM   #45
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Regarding fires at Dash Point, I just checked the we site the update posted 9/15 says level 4 - gas/propane self contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed. No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

I saw on the news today that some restrictions had been lifted. I have a call into the park for clarification. I'll update here if there is any change.

Also, I will have extra tables and a frame canopy and a tarp canopy as needed..
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Dave--sounds good.

We tally 10-12 people, 8-15 at the outsides.
Not counting furfolks.

We have 3 pop-ups though if you'll talk to Paul about it we may not need that many. We also have 2 card tables but again, you and Paul can put your heads together?

I have a feeling everyone is going to contribute enough gear, propane fire, tables, etc., to let us have a good gathering. I hope we can all make some connections with other Seattle area folks.

I'll be there Thursday afternoon/evening...Paul is there now, having a little personal time.

We may even have a park ranger join us for the dog events. I tally 7 -10 dogs.

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Burn ban was lifted but they say check with website/individual parks to be sure.

Have fun, everyone, sorry to miss it!
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Kai, would you check with the park ranger on fires? I have wood will travel if we can use it.

I may or my not get my call returned today.
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Kai, would you check with the park ranger on fires? I have wood will travel if we can use it.

I may or my not get my call returned today.
Dash Point is down to level 2- fires in fire pits, charcoal, etc, all allowed. (Off the WSP website.)
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Dash Point is down to level 2- fires in fire pits, charcoal, etc, all allowed. (Off the WSP website.)
Great news, gathering around a wood fire will make it more fun and more comfortable for the warmth

I just looked at the forecast, mostly clear but some fog, no rain predicted. Fog means wet tables and benches. Be prepared...
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Hi, All, Dave, k c, Bobbie!

Thanks for all the updates on the burn ban and the weather!

Here is Paul's CELL PHONE: 1-425-306-7881. He's camped at Dash Point right now and can easily walk over to the rangers and make sure...though it sounds like the fire pit is a GO.

Some wood will travel would be super, Dave!

That'll be more fun!

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Old 09-20-2017, 02:23 PM   #52
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Great news, gathering around a wood fire will make it more fun and more comfortable for the warmth

I just looked at the forecast, mostly clear but some fog, no rain predicted. Fog means wet tables and benches. Be prepared...
Yes. I got a message back from the park saying they lifted the ban this morning. Stage 2 allows fires in designated fire pits. We will bring a large basket of wood, mostly branches up to about 3" to share.

Heading out after lunch tomorrow, so we hope to arrive around 4. See you all there.
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Hi, Dave, OK! Thanks for checking on that!

Weenie Roast is back at your site, #39, if that's still OK with you. We'll bring mustard, ketchup, and squeeze relish.

And extra weenies & some baked beans.

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Hi, Dave, OK! Thanks for checking on that!

Weenie Roast is back at your site, #39, if that's still OK with you. We'll bring mustard, ketchup, and squeeze relish.

And extra weenies & some baked beans.

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Good to go. Anyone with a little extra wood, maybe larger pieces, would be appreciated.

Bring your buns and dishes. I'll grab some chips.
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Campfire!! Well now I'm really jealous. Have a blast, everyone.
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sooveroo,

HI!

Yes! We had TWO campfires, Friday and Saturday, and other than the REALLY cold night Thursday, we could hardly have asked for better weather.

We had JUST enough firewood--we decided to have another fall meet in 2018,
I'll Hostess it again, and we're calling it SAFE: Seattle Area Fall/Fiberglass Event.

Hope to see you and others there.

Meanwhile--Happy Trails and Happy Camping!

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