Now 16 people (maximum 20) : Andy, Chacko, Jason, Rob, Sarad, XJ, Gordon, Hiroko, Hiro, Shino (and guest Hiromi, Tomoko),
Andy's guests: Rinto Tsuji,Toshiyuki Tsuji, Naomi Kobayashi, Jasmine Kobayashi
Weather will be good - almost certain.
A grade reliable forecast, sunny, 10 % chance of rain http://www.tenki.jp/forecast/3/16/4410/13308.htmlFood deposit (3,000en/person) must be paid immediately after confirmation of place by bank transfer. None returnable deposit as food will be bought in advance, and tents rented.
Rental tent 1 : Rinto Tsuji,Toshiyuki Tsuji, Naomi Kobayashi, Jasmine Kobayashi
(Rental tent 2 : Chacko, Shino guest 2 Hiromi, (space for 1 more, maybe 2)
Own tent & own sleeping bag (10): Andy, Jason, Rob, Sarad, XJ, Gordon & Hiroko, Shino (and guest 1 Tomoko), Hiro,
Rental sleeping bag x2 (10): Chacko, Rinto Tsuji,Toshiyuki Tsuji, Naomi Kobayashi, Jasmine Kobayashi,
2 are needed for this season - 1 inside the other.
Own sleeping bag only: Shino guest 2 Hiromi,
Title & Date (タイトル, 日付): Dec 19,20th: OCJ Christmas Food Camp and TanukiRental tents are warm and you can rent double sleeping bags.
Very cheap government campsite near Okutama Lake. Tents, mats, sleeping bags provided if you need them.
Each group has a large private camp area and the one we use has camp fire place and large kitchen area with roof. There are free hot showers. Free bus pick from the station if we have enough people.Tanuki also live close by and visit the camp area looking for food - you can feed them.
Trip details for 2014http://outdoorclubjapan.com/index.php?topic=3134.0
Yama-no-furusato-mura Campsite [東京都立奥多摩湖畔公園: 山のふるさと村]http://www.yamafuru.com/http://www.yamafuru.com/ennai_camp_tent.htmlhttp://www.yamafuru.com/ennai_camp_service.htmlCostco Shopping
Some shopping volunteers needed for Costco on Thursday night at 6.30pm.
Last year was very good ...same recipe or a few new things.
We will use this page for food topics:http://outdoorclubjapan.com/index.php?topic=3381
Afternoon snacks while cooking (from 2pm)Cheese, Crackers, Garlic Toast / Melted Cheese (Costco selection of cheeses and whole grain bread)
Cream of Tomato Soup (to be decided)
Roast Turkey with Stuffing and Gravy, Cranberry Sauce
Sweet Glazed Carrots
Broccoli, Cauliflower Leek in Cheese Sauce (or other vegetables)
Hot Spiced Wine (lots 10L), Irish whisky coffee cream liqueur (big bottle)
Costco Teramisu with...
Fruit Crumble and Custard (blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, apple)
Fruit below a baked 'crumble' - a layer of flour, oats, nuts, coconut, butter mix. Like butter cookies but crunchy at the top and sticky at the bottom with fruit juices.=======================================================
Sunday breakfast is a full English breakfast.
Tea and coffee also at breakfast.
Leftovers will be used for lunchbox Sunday.
Leave Shinjuku at 0909am. Meet Ome station 1007am. Group shopping in Ome at 10.15am (EVERYONE).
Extra cost required before shopping - 3,000en. Please have ready.
Get back on train with shopping after about 1 hour... latest train 1149.
FREE campsite bus from Okutama station at 12.40 (a few people allowed to arrive later and take public bus to lake then walk 35 minutes).
By public bus from Okutama you get a bus going around the lake (500en). Get off at Ogochi Jinja (shrine), then walk across small footbridge over the lake. It is abut 30 minutes to campsite walking.
Around 1.15pm check in, unload food. MUST start cooking turkey!!! Get pots, pans etc.
A special group can get sleeping bag, mats etc.
After important cooking started people can set up tents.
Everyone has a job cooking/cleaning!!!
Cheese/toast, soup and xmas drinks while cooking.
Christmas dinner and drinks (hot spiced wine etc).I am sure tanuki (raccoons) will visit in the evening when they smell all the good food. We can feed them a little.Sunday
Warm up food and make English breakfast, clean up camp area/garbage by 10am, and pay bill. When all this is done people can pack up their own tents.Maybe see tanuki again.
Free campsite bus at about 10.45am.Hiking
There will be an easy hike but decided before weekend. One idea is a 4 hr 30 minute hike to Shishikura yama ( Tabayama- Kosuge).
Can also do walk around the lakeside which is just 3 hours.
Weather:http://www.tenki.jp/forecast/3/16/4410/13308.htmlCampsite Photos:http://outdoorclubjapan.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=3348.0;attach=4628;imagehttp://outdoorclubjapan.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=3348.0;attach=4630;imagehttp://outdoorclubjapan.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=3348.0;attach=4632;imagehttp://outdoorclubjapan.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=3348.0;attach=4634;imagehttp://outdoorclubjapan.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=3348.0;attach=4638;imageEvent Grade (イベント等級)
Basic camp is beginner - no grade.
Hiking is fitness 1-2, technical 1-2. Should be ok for beginners.http://outdoorclubjapan.com/index.php?page=event_grade_safetyhttp://outdoorclubjapan.com/index.php?page=event_grade_safety_jpSign up conditions and contact details (参加の条件と連絡先詳細)
There will be food cancellation charge from Wednesday 16th (3,000en).
Late sign up and late deposit after Friday 11th will cost 1,000en more.Things to Bring (持参するもの)
If rental tent and sleeping bag you only need warm clothing. Also things for cooking and eating - knife, fork, spoon, bento box (=plate, dish, cup).
LED headlight recommended or cheap hand light.
For hiking you need outdoor hiking footwear, PET bottle for water.
Of course you need warm clothing for 0C! Best to have good jacket, fleece, thermal underwear, gloves, warm hat.
Drinks are limited so if you want alcohol then buy some before going.If you think cold then carry a few Kairo heat packs. 1 bigger one in sleeping bad and 2 inside shoes/socks good idea.
TUPPERWARE BOX/ BENTO BOX, SPOON, FORK, PLASTIC CUPTravel Details, Meeting Time & Place (旅行の詳細, 集合時間と場所)
Most people must go together as we need to do shopping and carry food.
Meet Ome station for last shopping at 10am, then back on the train again to Okutama station. Hopefully free campsite bus from there.Cost (費用)
Own train cost to Okutama.
200en for camp fee.
Rental tent for 4 people about 2,000en ( 700en each). Rental sleeping bags 400en for two (need double in winter).
We share food and BBQ rentals. Usually special food (snacks, dinner, breakfast, packed lunchbox) about 3,500en.
Young children’s food cost will be 50%.
Organizer fee 1,000en for paid members / 2,000en for free members.At Ome station on Saturday morning an additional 3,000en needs to be paid (extra shopping, camp fees and organizer fee).
After we get the campsite bill Sunday morning we will calculate the actual cost and adjust (extra payment or money back).
Expect total cost to be around 5 to 6,000en plus travel cost.
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