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Old 02-06-2003, 05:46 PM   #1
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Hi all
I was just looking at my North American Map.I drew a line south from Winnipeg Manitoba to Elpaso Texas.From there a line over to South California.Then a line North to Vancouver and from there East back to Winnipeg,Now Draw aline from Vancouver to ElPasso Texas and then draw aline from Winnipeg to South California.Where the two lines intersec which should be about Salt Lake City area.
A camping Round up.This area would cover all western US and Western Canada.Of course every one would be welcome.My thought would be 2004.Start on Canada Day and end on Independence Day.What are your thoughts.
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Old 02-07-2003, 07:36 AM   #2
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watch out

Ches;

A bunch of angry Texans are forming in El Paso to go to Canada to defend Texas's honor.
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Old 02-07-2003, 07:41 AM   #3
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Meet up in El Paso? Naw...

El Paso's too far away.

Ches, if you make it as far as El Paso, you've only got to drive another 12 hours or so to get to my house. Probably around 15 hours to Nick's.

El Paso isn't even in the same time zone as most of the rest of Texas.
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Old 02-07-2003, 08:10 AM   #4
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Hey, Ches, we're in. There are very interesting things to visit in SLC like the Mormon Temple and the LDS genealogy center. But it's not the greatest place (IMO) for camping. Might like to stretch down to the southern Utah desert where there are drop-dead gorgeous areas.

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* * * * * * El Paso isn't even in the same time zone as most of the rest of Texas.
Mary, I'm not sure the people of El Paso consider that a negative.:wink
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Old 02-07-2003, 08:16 AM   #5
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Now, George!

I didn't mean it as a negative, either. Just as a puzzlement about Ches' choice of points for creating his triangle.

But, no matter. One of these years I would love to go back to Utah again. 2004's probably not going to be it, though.

You're right about camping near SLC... it was years ago but I well remember the huge mosquitos we encountered. We couldn't believe it! Bigger than on the Texas Gulf Coast, and just as thick. Beautiful country however, especially coming in to Provo.

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Old 02-07-2003, 10:12 AM   #6
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has one good quality, I have never been there, so I'd like to. :) we are talking Salt Lake right? could do research. find my other root. see who's on that other foot of the tree. hope the building has windows.
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Old 02-07-2003, 06:39 PM   #7
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Reason For Salt lake was that it seemed central.Anyway lets see what kind if response we get.Nothing is written in stone.At this stage its just an idea.
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Huh?

When you live in Penn's Woods, Salt Lake City ain't hardly "central" no how!

Sheesh, don't they teach gee-aw-graphy in Canadia anymore?
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Old 02-07-2003, 10:38 PM   #9
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Its Central to the Western US and Western Canada.;)
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Old 02-08-2003, 12:58 PM   #10
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Central

To get close to "Central", draw a line from Houlton, MA to San Diego, CA, and from Seattle, WA to Miami, FL. That should get you pretty close to the center, and would include people on both coast, Mexico and Canada. :L
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Hi Bob
You are probably right.You know some of these maps are a bit off scale.I just did it fast.My main concern was to try to get something going.I don't know that area well but would like other peoples thoughts and ideas to see if it could work and locations.:wave
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That is one weird avatar you've got there!
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To get close to "Central", draw a line from Houlton, MA to San Diego, CA, and from Seattle, WA to Miami, FL. That should get you pretty close to the center, and would include people on both coast, Mexico and Canada. :L
That's good for me. won't take me long to get there, I think it's right on top of my house. :omy or not.
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Central?

How about Central west or northwest?
1) Remember this is an international club. (I'm even overlooking Aki and Lex on of the next statement.) But if you asked Ches to draw a couple of imaginary lines diagonally across Canada and US, I think you're going to be traveling quite a ways north of someone's border. Got all your docs ready?:kiss
2) Last year was the central US Casita rally (we would have loved for all the rest to come, but unfortunately we didn't know all of you then.):weep
This year the big rally is on the east coast (southeast). Many from the west aren't going. So next year, it's gonna be out west, right? :shg

Of course, if the price of gas keeps going up (predicted) like it has in the last three days, lots of us may be camping in the driveway.
I vote with Ches. In fact I'd even come to BC (oil cartel willing).

Think snow--or rain. (We don't have any, where we should have it, thank you.):snowman :umb
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