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  • Please WAIT! Then SCROLL DOWN for Lee Ann and Sundancer at Ridge Camp.   [ Are you in this picture? ]
    Lee Ann and Sundancer at Ridge Camp.
    Busy New Jersey executive, Lee Ann takes an August week for R&R with her McKenzie River Husky-Inuit mix. They hike for views, enoy the "unstructured time." They come back for the Fall foliage and then Thansgiving in the High Peaks. CLICK & GO!  (On this page.)   Guest Book Entry.  What she had to say about it.   An Email Exchange.  About planning for October and Thanksgiving and Sundancer's breed.   (On the next page.)  Lee Ann at Ridge with Sundancer (Summer, Fall 2001).   Lee Ann with her folks and a friend (Summer 2002).   Lee Ann with Dave at The Cabin (February 2005).  
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    Lunchtime on Ebenezer.
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    And a drink too, please!
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    Relaxing at Ridge Camp in August.
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    Sundancer is dog tired.
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    Resting in the loft bedroom.
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    Guest Book Entry:
    Subject: RE: Add Mailing List
    Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2001 15:17:40 -0400
    From: LeeAnn
    To: VisitUs@4peaks.com

    Hi Martin & Louise,

    Sorry for the delay in getting back to you - all that catch up at work after
    my time off...Of course all the new stress simply means that I now have to
    plan another trip to Fourpeaks (sooner rather than later) to get my dose of
    serenity!

    I just wanted to take a moment to tell you how wonderful our time was at
    Ridge Camp. Sundancer and I had a beautiful week - each day was a true
    jewel. Looking back on it, I believe that we probably hiked well over 5
    miles each day - yet I haven't been so relaxed in a long time. It's truly
    amazing how nice it is to just spend some unstructured time. I took time
    for just pleasure reading and enjoying the fabulous views, trees, birds, and fresh air. Sundancer's favorite part was probably the frogs by the river...

    The time went way too fast! Here are some photos from our time at the camp.

    warm regards,
    Lee Ann

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    Screen porch at Ridge Camp.
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    Hunting by the river.
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    Trees showing color in early October.
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    Ridge Camp in October.
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    View from Ridge Camp.
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    View from Rattlesnake Knob.
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    Fall colors at the AuSable.
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    View from High Meadow.
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    Jeep Road to Ridge Camp.
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    Thanksgiving at Ridge Camp.
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    Lee Ann and Sundancer.
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    Resting on the back porch.
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    Sundancer swims the AuSable River.
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    Rock cairn on Rattlesnake Knob.
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    Sundancer goes for a ride . . .
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    . . . on the abandoned jitney on Stonehouse Road.
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    Playing at Three Birches.
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    Sundancer at Three Birches
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    Back at Ridge Camp.
    About planning for October and Thanksgiving and Sundancer's breed: An Email Exchange:

    Subject: Oct reservation
    Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 11:37:34 -0400
    From: LeeAnn
    To: VisitUs@4peaks.com

    Hi again Martin & Louise,
    Well, I saw an ad (I think it was from LLBean) that said something like
    "Your favorite summer place is just a sweater away from becoming your
    favorite fall place."

    Although this did not entice me to buy any sweaters (I have lots) it did
    spur me on to book antoher little trip to Four Peaks.

    I'd like to reserve Ridge Camp for Sundancer & myself arriving in the
    afternoon on Friday October 5 and departing Monday October 8. Let me know
    what you need for a deposit and I will send off a cheque.

    thanks so very much!
    Lee Ann

    Subject: RE: Your Fourpeaks visit 11/21/01 to Ridge Camp
    Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 08:24:51 -0500
    From: LeeAnn
    To: VisitUs@4peaks.com

    Thanks for the note Martin - it was a pleasure to host your every-26-year
    thanksgiving dinner at Ridge camp. You really shouldn't wait so long again
    before enjoying it up there.

    Speaking of Ridge Camp - I would like to reserve it for Friday August 16 - Saturday August 24
    [2002]. As I mentioned for a couple of the days I will have a
    few friends up, the rest will just be Sundancer and I again. Do you want me
    to send a deposit?

    I just took my film to be developed so will send more photos when I get it
    back!
    see you sometime soon - I am going to try and come up in the winter/spring
    somewhere along the way.
    Lee Ann

    Subject: RE: I did give you some photos from our trip last summer and a CD ROM Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 13:39:03 -0500
    From: LeeAnn
    To: VisitUs@4peaks.com

    Hi again Martin -
    I am just putting the package together right now. I think you will like the
    photos - a good mix, although Sundancer takes fewer pictures of me than I
    take of her ...

    What address should I send it to?
    Lee Ann

    [Email transmission of photos didn't work. (??) Prints sent snail-mail.]
    January 3, 2002
    Hi Martin,
    I hope you are well and that you had a pleasant and peaceful holiday season.
    As promised, here are some photos from my last three trips to Ridge Camp at Fourpeaks--a true medley of seasons . . .
    Now all I need are some Winter and Spring photos. I'll have to work on some dates!
    Hope to see you soon,
    Lee Ann & Sundancer

    Subject: RE: The photos arrived!!
    Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 14:24:11 -0500
    From: LeeAnn
    To: VisitUs@4peaks.com

    Hi Martin - glad to know that they made it ok!
    Sundancer is a "McKenzie River Husky" crossed with "Inuit Dog" (that's the
    piece that has the questionable wolf heritage - I personally don't think it
    is any closer than a hybrid grandparent). She was bred by a sled dog racer
    in Telluride Colorado. I usually just refer to her as a "Sled Dog".

    hope to visit again soon!
    Lee Ann

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