Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers 15th Annual Rendezvous
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Jun 21 - Jun 23
Starting at 4pm
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San Isabel National Forest-Salida Ranger District
Salida, CO

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event_title: Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers 15th Annual Rendezvous

event_time_zone: America/Denver

event_start: June 21, 2024 16:00

event_duration: 2640

event_end: June 23, 2024 12:00

event_address: Salida, CO 81201, United States

event_description: The Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (BHA) 15th Annual Rendezvous is scheduled for June 21-23, 2024. We will set up camp in the San Isabel National Forest-Salida Ranger District west of Salida/Poncha Springs for the weekend at a group camping area, known locally as the “Goat Wadi.” Camp will be located in an open, level, high-mountain meadow covering about 6 acres at 10,000 feet in the Sawatch Range west of Salida and south of the 167,414-acre Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. This is a beautiful in-timber setting (i.e., plenty of shade) next to the Colorado Trail with endless hiking opportunities.Activities-Fishing Contest:1.) Catch the biggest fish on Friday or Saturday (just snap a photo of it) and Colorado BHA will gift a 1-year BHA membership to the person of your choice (i.e., a new member).2.) Catch the most fish on Friday or Saturday and (again, photos will suffice) and we’ll gift a 1-year BHA membership to the person (new member) of your choice.-Night Bocce Ball. We’ll have a night-lighted Bocce Ball set handy for those who might want to partake.-Hiking. Miles of trails (including the Colorado Trail) offer opportunities for a smorgasbord of  hikes in the area.On Saturday afternoon, we’ll have a question-and-answer session (starting at 2:30 pm) with the local CPW District Wildlife Manager (tentative). At 4:30 pm, we’ll start a general membership meeting, where we can exchange ideas, congrats, frustrations, etc. The membership meeting will be followed by a group wild game cookout, with Colorado BHA supplying sides (i.e., chips/dip) and you (members), hopefully, sharing some of your hard-earned wild game. We’ll begin breaking camp Sunday morning. We’ll also have two portable toilets at the site.If you plan to attend this year, please let chapter co-chair David Lien (dlien2yahoo.com) know couple weeks in advance (if possible). In addition, if you are willing/able to contribute any of the following, also let David know:Firewood.Extra water jugs to assist with extinguishing campfires.We always seem to come up short on propane stoves (Coleman, two-burners, will do), for group cooking.Again, any wild game you can contribute will be greatly appreciated.For additional information/directions see: “Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers 15th Annual Rendezvous (June 21-23, 2024).” Backcountry Hunters & Anglers: 5/14/24. https://www.backcountryhunters.org/colorado_backcountry_hunters_anglers_15th_annual_rendezvous_june_21_23_2024

Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers 15th Annual Rendezvous

The Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (BHA) 15th Annual Rendezvous is scheduled for June 21-23, 2024. We will set up camp in the San Isabel National Forest-Salida Ranger District west of Salida/Poncha Springs for the weekend at a group camping area, known locally as the “Goat Wadi.”

Camp will be located in an open, level, high-mountain meadow covering about 6 acres at 10,000 feet in the Sawatch Range west of Salida and south of the 167,414-acre Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. This is a beautiful in-timber setting (i.e., plenty of shade) next to the Colorado Trail with endless hiking opportunities.

Activities

-Fishing Contest:

1.) Catch the biggest fish on Friday or Saturday (just snap a photo of it) and Colorado BHA will gift a 1-year BHA membership to the person of your choice (i.e., a new member).

2.) Catch the most fish on Friday or Saturday and (again, photos will suffice) and we’ll gift a 1-year BHA membership to the person (new member) of your choice.

-Night Bocce Ball. We’ll have a night-lighted Bocce Ball set handy for those who might want to partake.

-Hiking. Miles of trails (including the Colorado Trail) offer opportunities for a smorgasbord of  hikes in the area.

On Saturday afternoon, we’ll have a question-and-answer session (starting at 2:30 pm) with the local CPW District Wildlife Manager (tentative). At 4:30 pm, we’ll start a general membership meeting, where we can exchange ideas, congrats, frustrations, etc. The membership meeting will be followed by a group wild game cookout, with Colorado BHA supplying sides (i.e., chips/dip) and you (members), hopefully, sharing some of your hard-earned wild game. We’ll begin breaking camp Sunday morning. We’ll also have two portable toilets at the site.

If you plan to attend this year, please let chapter co-chair David Lien ([email protected]) know couple weeks in advance (if possible). In addition, if you are willing/able to contribute any of the following, also let David know:

  1. Firewood.
  2. Extra water jugs to assist with extinguishing campfires.
  3. We always seem to come up short on propane stoves (Coleman, two-burners, will do), for group cooking.
  4. Again, any wild game you can contribute will be greatly appreciated.

For additional information/directions see: “Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers 15th Annual Rendezvous (June 21-23, 2024).” Backcountry Hunters & Anglers: 5/14/24. https://www.backcountryhunters.org/colorado_backcountry_hunters_anglers_15th_annual_rendezvous_june_21_23_2024

WHEN
June 21, 2024 at 4:00pm - June 23, 2024
WHERE
San Isabel National Forest-Salida Ranger District
Salida, CO 81201
United States
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CONTACT
David Lien ·
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Roger Tucket Matthew Cullum Craig Grother Chris Parmeter Colorado BHA

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