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Re: Favorite Winter Activity

by KPeter0314 (Deacon)
on Jan 15, 2004 at 18:54 UTC ( #321637=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Favorite Winter Activity

Camping

Hey, just got back from a Boy Scout Klondike Derby campout (as an adult leader) and it wasn't all that bad.

-Kurt

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Re: Re: Favorite Winter Activity
by mcogan1966 (Monk) on Jan 16, 2004 at 17:17 UTC
    I did the Klondike Derby once when I was a Boy Scout. We did pretty good considering that I was the most 'advanced' one of us, at Second Class Scout.

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