Forums Split Partners Wanted Virginia Lakes 5/14-15
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  • #582272
    Matt
    77 Posts

    PJ, I don’t know for sure, but I think there will be reasonably close areas for tent camping. The end of the road is next to the Trumbull Lake CG, and even though it’s not open, there should be flat snow there. Thunderstorms are a possibility, so be prepared. If it gets really really bad, there’s always Bridgeport or Lee Vining to retreat to.

    #582273
    mtnrider
    740 Posts

    @powderjunkie wrote:

    Mtnrider, you should rent some sort of snowplow to attach to your truck. Then you could plow out a camping area for us. 😀

    you were reading my mind…

    Will we be tenting out @ the parking lot or car camping?

    I don’t mind either way but gear will change accordingly.

    Matt, are you our ring leader?

    #582274
    SmokinFatBob
    76 Posts

    @mtnrider wrote:

    Will we be tenting out @ the parking lot or car camping?

    I was planning on not bringing a tent and sleeping in my truck, but if the general consensus is to bring tents and sleep away from the trucks, then that’s cool too.

    #582275
    Dutch MArC_OS
    22 Posts

    @mtnrider wrote:

    See picture above DM…don’t stress when you don’t find the “parking lot”. 😆

    Can’t wait to try my new toy

    http://gprime.net/video.php/supersoakerflamethrower

    Making a snowtunnel in no time 😯

    #582276
    Snow Nymph
    22 Posts

    @girlrider wrote:

    @snow Nymph wrote:

    SnowDude and I will be there. Driving to Mammoth after work Friday. Pack up gear and drive to VA Lakes Saturday morning.

    Yay! I’m glad to hear you guys are going! Have you been getting lots of use out of your new board?

    Kelly, haven’t seen you since the Avy course!

    The last time I used the splitboard was . . . see SFB’s post !!!

    Can’t wait to get on it again!

    #582277
    Matt
    77 Posts

    I am no ringleader, mtnrider. I’ve just been there recently so I’m trying to help.

    I’ve got a super kewl rental minivan since my car’s at the bodyshop, so I’m sleeping in it. But I’m bringing a tent too in case. Parking will be in a single file, I guess.

    Some unlikely but possible problems this weekend.
    – No restroom facilities – buried up to the eaves in snow (known fact)
    – Not enough parking, so some may have to shuttle in close.
    – Neighbors in the nearby cabins complaining to the authorities about us.
    – Some random authority passing by and deciding we shouldn’t be there. People camp there often but usually there’s a parking lot open.
    – Thunderstorms (“slight chance” says NWS) – prolly snow up that high but it could rain, maybe lightning.

    Civilization is close, so nothing is that big of a deal.

    #582278
    Matt
    77 Posts

    Doh!, double post… 😳

    #582279
    powderjunkie
    1665 Posts

    Can we have a green room brought in? The locals in the cabins should really like that. We could let the fishermen use it too. No wait, that may be a bad idea. 😆

    Personally, I don’t mind if there are no facilities, but my wife on the other hand….?

    #582280
    bcrider
    4149 Posts

    Some recent Va Lakes stoke! 5/11/05

    and a viddy from last year. (tele only…sorry 😉 )
    http://splitboard.com/vids/cornfest04small.wmv

    the normal parking lot…we’ll be down the road just a little.

    ps. Special mission for those that arrive early. Keep an eye out for a nice spot to have some afternoon fun on Saturday. A little kicker or jib right next to camp would be cool for some fun. 🙂

    #582281
    mtnrider
    740 Posts

    Wow 😯 That is such a rad picture…heaps more snow compared to last season.

    #582282
    fassnor
    36 Posts

    Oh waouh! the casting crew for bcrider’s next killer vid, the perspective of the snow-buried green rooms… Matt’s kewl rental minivan… and hmmm, of course VA lakes (heard it’s even better than Mt Rose! isn’t it Matt?)

    I AM IN. 🙂

    Anybody looking to share a ride from the Bay Area? I couldn’t convince my girl that this was THE 🙂 place to be this week end, so I’ll have to make the looong drive by myself if no-one is coming from down here.
    PJ, are you from the bay area? can you strap me and my split on your roofrack ? 🙂

    Matt, I am bringing a BIG bottle of chartreuse 😉

    #582283
    Matt
    77 Posts

    Fassnor… n’est pas mort! About time you got your ass back up here.

    Is anybody bringing a grill of some sort?

    #582284
    bcrider
    4149 Posts

    @matt wrote:

    Is anybody bringing a grill of some sort?

    I can if needed but I was hoping someone else would. 🙂

    #582285
    SmokinFatBob
    76 Posts

    Being a freeze-dried food kind of guy, this talk about grills and stuff is making me hungry.

    What should I bring? I’d be glad to contribute to the evening’s feast.

    🙂

    #582286
    Dutch MArC_OS
    22 Posts

    I will bring a small portable BBQ grill. Just picked it up @ Rite-Aid 17.99 Soooo .. Don’t expect 2 muncho, but you guys are free to use it.

    #582287
    bcrider
    4149 Posts

    I’ll bring mine too. 🙂

    #582288
    mtnrider
    740 Posts

    yeah, check back to a previous post of mine…I’m bringing a little grill like DM!

    Carne asada for saturday night!

    mabye peeps can bring some random stuff to share on Saturday.

    I got 6 lbs. of carne asada for tacos…w/ some side stuff like onions, tomatoes, salsa
    was figuring maybe some rice and beans too…

    I’ll be around until lunch then I’m rolling.

    #582289
    GirlRider
    4 Posts

    Ok, we (SFB and myself) are bringing chicken / veggie skewers and brownies to share. 🙂

    #582290
    Arash
    27 Posts

    I’m bringing some chips and a bunch of beer for all to share.

    If you guys want, we can cheat and I can bring my big George Foreman and plug it into my truck.

    #582291
    Dutch MArC_OS
    22 Posts

    I will get some extra corn 4 the gril to share

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