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We had a great time and will plan a 2012 edition soon. Check out our photos here

2011 Summer Summit Photos


Updated 6-10-2011




2011 Summer Summit

June 3,4, & 5

Asheville, North Carolina


Join us this June for what we hope to be the first of many East Coast gatherings of Pantera and Pantera owners.

You don't need no stink'n invitation and there is no registration fee, just pay for your accommodations at a local hotel or share a rented house with other Pantera owners. You don't even need to bring your Pantera, just COME!




June 3, Friday                You can check in anytime after 3:00

                                     6:30 p.m.   Meet at the

                                                       Bar/Restaurant to                                                        get aquainted, plenty of

                                                       parking. * See Letter

                                                                     Below/ Bring some Food if you Can

June 4, Saturday          8:00 a.m.    Gather for a quick meeting

                                                        and safety check

                                     8:30 a.m.     Hit the Road on our all day

                                                         Road Run

                                                          See MAP here


                                     10:00 a.m.    Refuel Stop

                                     10:30 a.m.    Tail of the Dragon

                                                          1 slow run up, 1 slow run down


                                                          1 med run up, 1 med run down

                                       12:00 p.m.  Lunch at Deal's Gap

                                       1:00 p.m.    Final Run on the Dragon

                                                          Go at your own pace

                                                          We meet at the Overlook

                                        1:30 p.m.    Continue on the preplanned Route

                                         4:30 p.m.    Stop at Lake Junaluska

                                         5:30 p.m.    Head Back to Asheville

                                         7:30 p.m.     Meet for Dinner

June 5, Sunday                 8:30 a.m.    Head out to Breakfast

                                         10:00 a.m.   Entry at Biltmore House

                                         10:30 a.m..  Proceed to Park at the House

                                                            Tour House and Gardens

                                          1:30 p.m.    Meet at Cars, Head to Antler

                                                             Village for Lunch


                                           3:00 p.m.    Winery Tour

                                           4:00 p.m.    Head back to Houses with

                                                              Short Run on the Blue Ridge Parkway

                                           6:30 p.m.    Meet for Diiner / TBA

June 6, Monday                                     Head for home


                                                     * Hi Michael,

Kent and I wanted to run by you the following itinerary for next Friday evening.

Walnut Cove Tavern Boardroom – 6:30 to 7:00 pm – Cliffs Welcome by Kent

Walnut Cove Kick Off Party – WC Dining Room – 6-9 pm. Food, cocktails, sounds of Debbie B. This is a charity function so the club is collecting non perishable food items to benefit the MannaFood Bank. As our discovery guest you will not be expected to participate in the food item collection portion, but as a courtesy I didn’t want you to be surprised and caught off guard. It’s a fun event and we are sure the group will enjoy the party and while having the opportunity to meet and socialize with our club members.

Please advise if the group would prefer to dine off property and we’ll be happy to assist with a reservation at a local restaurant.

Have an enjoyable holiday weekend!!

Best regards,  

This is the plan so far.

Joni and Michael Shortt plan on arriving at approximately 3 p.m. on Friday, June 3rd at the Cliffs community.   From there we'll make our way to a predetermined ( TBD ) restaurant for a show and shine, followed by dinner .

On June 4th, Saturday morning, we'll be waking up the neighbors early as we head up to"The Tail of The Dragon" ( 318 turns in 11 miles ) as well as other mountain roads and skyways during the day, expect this to be a 300 mile round trip tour that you won't soon forget.

Back to the Cliffs Community and we'll cook out and eat together, bring your own steak and a covered dish to share.

Sunday morning June 5th brings an early morning ride on the Blue Ridge parkway and lunch at the Biltmore Estate.    It's here we'll officially say goodbye, but many will stay and tour the house, garden and winery while others will go back to pack up and head home.

If you're still around on Sunday night, expect a laid back lazy afternoon sampling rotten corn, mashed grapes and watching the sun set over the mountains.

Joni and I will close it all down and head out on Monday morning for home.

More details to follow.

Here are links to everything mentioned above.

Tail of the Dragon,_North_Carolina

Biltmore House


The Cliffs ( Rental Estate Homes )

Jill L. Rohlfs
Sales Consultant
864.371.3056 | office
864.723.6102 | mobile
864.371.1770 | fax
877.254.3371 | toll-free

Those reserving homes so far include:

Michael & Joni Shortt,

- 586 Walnut Valley Pkwy at the Cliffs


Bob Radefeld, Tom & Dena Shinrock - 3 Bedroom (2K, 1Q, 3 bath)

- 583 Walnut Valley at the Cliffs


Bob Knox, Sharon Cordy - 3 Bedroom (1K, 2Q, 3 bath)

- 12 Windelsham at the Cliffs


                    Larry Homolak and Sheila, Daniel




The Hampton Inn offered $119.95 + 12% tax

Hilton Suites offered $159.95 + 12% tax



Michael & Joni Shortt - Savannah, GA                   #1660 - 71 Pantera


Bob Radefeld - Topeka, KS                                        #5042 - 73 Pantera

Tom & Dena Shinrock - Cedar Rapids, IA              #5186 - 73 Pantera

Bob Knox & Sharon Cordy - Edgerton,OH           #6286  - 74 Pantera

Bill Gaino - North Ware Shoals, SC                          #1362 - 71 Pantera

Larry Homolak & Sheila - Cleveland, OH                    83 Thunderbird


Gary - Indiana                                                                              MBG-V6




Please send me your info

to keep this page updated.

SUNDAY - SUNDAY - SUNDAY ( Use your Drag Race Announcer Voice)


Join the group as we tour Biltmore House, Gardens and Winery.

Parking Up Front, Tea and Crumpets Optional


WE are buying Tickets ONSITE for a better discount and Up Front Group parking


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