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Outdoor fun - 1st Albuquerque, New Mexico Couch Crash (Oct 4-7) - 8 weeks away
Posted August 14th, 2012 - 7:30 am by from Park City, United States (Permalink)
SAVE THE DATE & SPREAD THE WORD – October 4-7th

**Please ‘private message’ me with any questions**

Come one, come all to the 1st Ever Ever Ever Albuquerque Couch Crash during Columbus Day Weekend. We’re holding this premiere event during the largest international hot air balloon festival in the heart of the Land of Enchantment, so don’t forget your camera!

Free hugs at sunrise hot air balloon mass ascension. Kayaking. Route 66. Hash running. Painting excursions. Private CS-only trolley ride at sunset. Red and green chiles. Greek Festival. Bike and brew tour. Practice your Spanish. Native American culture. Breaking Bad. Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. Photographing the unique New Mexico high desert landscape. Special interest items to plan your own adventure. And there’s much, much more! Try something new, enjoy yourself, and make new friends.

This event is open to CSers of all ages and backgrounds. Families and kids are welcome. Pets are on a host by host basis. We don’t discriminate. We just ask that you’re respectful and open-minded.

Airports
* ABQ - Albuquerque (in town) -- Southwest Airline friendly
* ELP - El Paso (4 hour drive/rideshare)
* PHX - Phoenix (6.5 hour drive/rideshare) -- Southwest Airline friendly
* DEN - Denver (6.5 hour drive/rideshare)

Other modes
* Rideshare (CS site, Craigslist, Other attendees, Zimride)
* Carpool/caravan
* Train (Amtrak – Southwest Chief comes to ABQ daily east and west bound)
* Greyhound (No Megabus)
* Hitch hike (at your own risk)

ABQ Couch Crash Activity Page (check for updates)
http://www.couchsurfing.org/activity/view/AOE9HK/1st-ever-ever-ever-albuquerque-couch-crash

Share this awesome event with non-CS friends and family via Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/events/390457277676605/

Volunteer for the opportunity for a free ride while being part of a balloon chase crew (usually start around 4am)
https://registration.balloonfiesta.com/crew

ABQ International Balloon Fiesta
http://www.balloonfiesta.com/

The ABQ Couch Crash external website will be posted on August 20th to check out events and sign up with hosts.

**HELP US KEEP IT QUIRKY IN ALBUQUERQUE AND SPREAD THE WORD**

Posted September 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am by from Park City, United States (Permalink)
4 Days of Fun!

Please RSVP by September 24th so that we can order food and organize events accordingly.


If you like hugs, "Breaking Bad", Native American culture, volunteering, photography, arts, the outdoors, hash running, or anything in between, you should definitely come and bring a friend or two for our jammed packed weekend of fun!

This event is family and kid friendly. We’ve got 70+ CSers coming from Denmark to Louisiana, and it’s still 4 weeks away! Come join us as we promote local businesses, encourage green transportation, and showcase our southwestern charm. Registration is $20 to cover Saturday dinner, t-shirt, discounts, one raffle ticket, and donations to local non-profits. Make sure to RSVP for your event.


Start: October 4th (Thursday), 1st event at 10am
End: October 7th (Sunday), last event at 10:30pm


Website:
http://abqcouchcrash.com/

Event RSVP & Host/Surfer Connections:
http://www.couchsurfing.org/meetings.html?mid=172513

ABQ Couch Crash Rideshare group page:
http://www.couchsurfing.org/group.html?gid=56360

Email: info@abqcouchcrash.com

Thanks!

ABQ Couch Crash Planning Committee