Bahamas Scuba Trip! August 2-9 2013
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To All Crew 93 Ventures,
Here is the additional Dog Sledding information promised at last weeks meeting:
I've been in contact with Jeanne McEntyre of White Wolf Dog Trips
confirming some of what we knew, and gathering more info. They have booked two more dates since we talked to them last, though a couple of prime dates
FULL DAY TRIP: $150 per person (a group discount). Unit would pay a
$4.00 permit. We are tax exempt. Hot lunch is included in the fee.
Likely route would be to enter at Fall Lake (where the Troop has camped before), and head into the BWCAW on Four Mile Portage and on up to Basswood Lake (a very large border lake). This is about 20 miles one way.
I asked Jeanne about meeting them at the dog yard
to help with the loading. It's not their usual procedure, but she
thought it would work. Otherwise we meet them around 8 AM. Return
around 3-4 PM.
Best dates available as of tonight are February 7 and 14, and March 7.
Jeanne suggested the Paddle Inn as an inexpensive, decent hotel in Ely.
There will be a deposit of $50 per person, or $400
for a group of eight. Jeanne said she'd call us if someone was
requesting a February 14 or March 7 trip before giving the dates away.
We would plan to drive up to Ely on Friday afternoon/evening (approximately 4 hours/200 miles) and stay overnight. Upon returning from the sledding trip we would head back home, eating dinner somewhere on the return route.
We have the option of the following dates:
February 7th, February 14th and March 7th.
I recommend we shoot for March 7th although we can make the February dates work if need be.
Approximate costs per person are expected to be as follows:
Dog Sledding $150
Hotel Room $ 20
Food (2 meals) $ 16
Gasoline * $ 16
*Gas costs are based on $3.25 per gal., 400 miles round trip, 18 miles per gallon and 5 people per vehicle.
We must make our deposit of $50 per person very soon to reserve our spot.
Please e-mail back to this address your desire. I will need to know:
Would you like to attend this event? YES or NO
If YES then will March 7th work? YES or NO
Please respond with your YES or NO answers in the next couple of days, or sooner if possible.
If you have any questions please give me a call or e-mail to this address.