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Susan Rossman Dec 16, 2014 at 06:00 AM

Freda, I have been trying to reach you. Please let me know what is going on. Thanks Susan

Charlene DAvanzo Dec 11, 2014 at 12:45 PM

Still looking to tag along with someone renting a car from Midland for the Feb 8-13 trip. Thanks, Charlene

Doris Gove Dec 10, 2014 at 09:01 AM

oops-correction. I'll drive to Midland on Sunday, Jan 25 and fly home on the 26th.

Doris Gove Dec 10, 2014 at 08:59 AM

I'm enrolled in the Jan 18 trip, but am planning to get to Midland on Jan 15, visit the Davis Mtns, then drive to Big Bend, stay an extra 2 days, and return to Midland on Jan 26. I'll rent a car. If anyone wants to share part of that crazy itinerary, respond here.

Mary Cobb Dec 02, 2014 at 10:58 PM

I just booked the last spot for the Jan. 25th trip. Yay! I have rented a car to go down from El Paso and I'd love to have company.

Andrea Jensen Nov 26, 2014 at 08:11 PM

Anyone going Jan. 18 and want to share a car from Midland?
Michael Pucke Dec 03, 2014 at 01:35 PM

I'd be happy to share a car. I arrive in Midland a little on the late side: 12:57 on Sunday, the 18th. Leave from Midland Friday 1:27.
Andrea Jensen Dec 04, 2014 at 10:19 AM

I am arriving on Saturday and leaving on Saturday. :(
Michael Pucke Dec 04, 2014 at 08:43 PM

Michael Pucke Dec 04, 2014 at 08:44 PM

I assume you don't want to stay in Midland those two Saturdays?
Andrea Jensen Dec 05, 2014 at 01:52 AM

I would on go to Midland on the ending Friday. Do want to go to Big Bend early. Maybe there will be someone else coming into Midland.

Maike Byrd Nov 25, 2014 at 10:11 PM

Dear Jesmin,
Thank you for offering to share a ride with me. Midland is not working out for me and I have decided to go on a different trip. Thanks again,

Maike Byrd Nov 24, 2014 at 04:00 PM

I just found that there is still an opening in the Big Bend hiking trip for Dec 7 and am considering going. However, I will not want to drive the 300 miles down there by myself. Is there anyone who could possibly give me a ride from El Paso airport, or if not El Paso, from Midland?
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Jesmin Mitra Nov 24, 2014 at 04:11 PM

Hello Mai. I have a car rental from Midland on Dec 7th around 1 pm. Jesmin.

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