Sam Houston National Forest
November 13th - 15th, 2020
Cagle Recreation Area, FM 1375 West, New Waverly, TX 77358
Trip Leader: Grant Dzurenko
Post Trip Updates
Rose, bud, and thorns for Sam Houston
Logan: Rose, hiking and reading. Thorn, moving hammock and bugs. Bud, figure out a solution to the bug problem.
Brian: Thorn, the hike did not go anywhere or look nice. Rose, soggy tacos. Bud, more evening activities.
Jill: Thorn, legs covered in bug bites and humidity. Rose, great food and pretty lake. Bud, more Rayan and Karim cooking.
Sabrina: Thorn, forgetting sleeping pad and moving tent. Rose, great to hike and have fun. Bud, have Rayan and Karim come on more trips.
Rayan: Thorn, lady made him mad and he wore too small hiking shoes which led to holes. Bud, more nightly activities. Rose, Hike was really flat, no hard hills, and they figured out how to deal with the food situation.
Karim: Thorn, pitching tent in the middle of a root. Rose, after-hours music with Logan and Christina. Bud, Jill to go to bed later.
Christina: Rose, cooking lasagna with everyone and fishbowl. Thorn, the bathroom in the middle of the night mishap. Bud, bring better gear for warmth.
Grant: Rose, swimming with Katy and watching the sunset and three friends called him Saturday night. Thorn, little amount of sleep on Friday night. Bud, more trips with the crew.
Katy: Rose, swimming with Grant and hammocking for the first time. Thorn, Steve wasn’t there for Oreos and not sleeping on Friday night. Bud, getting more hammocking gear and hammocking more.
Monty: Rose, he had a tent and camped for the first time. Thorn, his door was left open. Bud, more tenting with the crew.
Elyes and Mirna Benhamou
Friday, November 13:
Meet at annex at 5pm
Drive to Cagle Recreation Area (3 hour drive)
Arrive at campground at 8 pm. (sites 41 and 43)
Saturday, November 14th
Hike & camp
Section 2 - Lonestar Hiking Trail
Sunday, November 15th
Depart campground at noon.
Arrive at annex 3 pm.
Jill D (adult)
Jill's Honda Pilot: 6 people
Sabrina's Ford Fusion: 5 people
Possibly Brian's truck
Possibly Elyes' Suburban
Group Breakfast - Benhamou
Oatmeal & Granola
Pack your own backpacking lunch
Group Dinner - Benhamou
Breakfast - Benhamou
Lunch - bring money for meal on the road
First Aid - Katy
Paperwork - Sam
Meal Planning - group
Weather - ??