Mason Valley Rock House Hike - Friday October 10, 2014

Here is where we'll plan our annual Borrego Fest event, including Amateur Radio testing, wheeling, camping, and gourmet eating in the desert.
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Mason Valley Rock House Hike - Friday October 10, 2014

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Post by Wintermute » Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:50 pm

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This is a hike out into Mason Valley southwest of Butterfield Ranch. We'll visit the rock house pictured above, take a look at some morteros, and try to find a natural spring and an abandoned mine shaft in the area. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring sufficient water and a source of light. Signups are unlimited, the more the merrier!

Lead: Wintermute KK6ANO
Difficulty: ~4 mile hike on flat terrain
Meeting Place: Butterfield Ranch Resort Group Campsite at the OAUSA HQ.
Departure Time: 2:00pm
2M Simplex: 146.505

Signed Up:
1. DaveK
2. brentbba
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Re: Mason Valley Rock House Hike - Friday October 10, 2014

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Post by brentbba » Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:57 pm

I'm in for a good hike!!!

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Re: Mason Valley Rock House Hike - Friday October 10, 2014

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Post by Wintermute » Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:05 pm

Did a quick pre-run this morning since I was out at Butterfield anyways and located both the natural spring and two mineshafts.
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Re: Mason Valley Rock House Hike - Friday October 10, 2014

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Post by brentbba » Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:36 am

Wintermute wrote:Did a quick pre-run this morning since I was out at Butterfield anyways and located both the natural spring and two mineshafts.
Nice!!! Looking forward to this.

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Re: Mason Valley Rock House Hike - Friday October 10, 2014

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Post by DaveK » Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:31 am

We had a great weekend. For those who would like to post comments, suggestions, run and event reports and pictures, we've opened up a new location where everyone can offer their input: viewtopic.php?f=193&t=3791&start=0 . Thanks to everybody for making this a terrific event!!!
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