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Updated April 22, 2012

Can you Tame the Dragon?


Summer Summit

June 7th through June 11th

"Hell Roads - Taming the Dragon"

as seen on the Discovery Channel

More details to follow

Schedule similar to last year with different stops,

More road time and planned meals.


Confirmed Attendees.


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

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

Rob & Kathy DuMoulin - Jacksonville, FL                   71 Pantera -   # 1488

Dave & Diane McManus - Indianapolis, IN                   73 Pantera L - #4604

Rob & Debbie Faught - Asheville, NC                          73 Pantera L -  #5678

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

Aaron Lindsay - Warner Robins, GA                             71 Pantera -    #1548

Larry Homolak & Sheila - Cleveland, OH        ??

           Dick Thorpe

Possible Attendees

Mike Drew & Lori Albino

Bob Radefeld

Gary Walker



2012 Summer Summit is only 6 WEEKS away, I'm excited to once again be your host for this event.
We expect at least 2x as many folks as last year which is a good thing, a very good thing.
The dates are once again,
 June 7th (Thursday night) thru June 11th (Monday morning)

See Lodge Information Below,


June 7th


Travel Day - Arrive at the Lodge/ Check in - 

Meet and Greet and go to dinner in the surrounding area.

Meet in the Lodge at 6:00 p.m.
June 8th

(Friday)Travel Day for some - Arrive at the Lodge/ Check in -Later:

Meet and Greet and go to dinner in the surrounding area.

Meet in the Lodge at 6:30 p.m
For those who arrived on Thursday, Friday's Activity
Meet in the Lodge at 8:30 a.m.Road Trip ( 45 min ) to Bryson City, NC for BreakfastApprox 9:30  am - 11:00 am
Everett Street Diner

Contact: Charlene Fischer, Gina Fowler
126 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713Phone 828-488-0123

A traditional style breakfast and lunch as well as a variety of sandwiches, homemade soups, salads, and desserts that will satisfy the taste of any patron. Hours of operation: Monday-Saturday 7-2, Sunday 8-2

11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Drive from Bryson City, NC  to Cherokee, NC  ( 11 miles ) 30 min.
Visit Cherokee, NC 

Tour the Indian Village


June 8th


5:00 - 5:45 p.m

Drive from Cherokee, NC back to the Lodge
6:30 p.m.

Meet & Greet at the Lodge
7:30 p.m.

Dinner at the Resort at The Mountainview Restaurant

June 9th

(Saturday)Meet in the Lodge at 8:30 a.m.
Leave for Breakfast at 8:00 a.m.Meet in the Parking LotDrive to Robbinsville, NC
Breakfast Drive ( 30 min )Breakfast Service ( 1 hour )

Carolina Kitchen Smokehouse  400 Rodney Orr Bypass, Robbinsville, NC 28771(828) 479-1500
This is a private Breakfast service, they are not normally open for Breakfast.


TAIL OF THE DRAGON (As many times as we can do it)
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch at Deal's Gap  12:00 pm - 1: 00 pm
Leave Deal's Gap at Drive the
Stop 1/2 way through and cruise through Gatlinburg to Severville, TNto Visit Floyd Garretts Muscle Car Garage320 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Sevierville, TN
Head back towards Lodge through Bryson City, NCDinner at 7:00 p.m. at 

Na-ber's Drive In

1245 Main St
Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone 828-488-2877Curb service under cover. Open all year.

Drive back to the Lodge
Gather Poolside with your favorite Libations9:00 p.m. until

June 10th

Two choices for today
Breakfast TBD on the way south ( Both Groups are going South )
A)  Driving TourB)  Road Trip to Asheville, NC to Biltmore House & Gardens
A) Driving Tour    Before Lunch    Lunch    After Lunch     OR
B) Biltmore House & Gardens    About 90 minutes to get there, about 90 minutes back to the Lodge

In either case, return to the Lodge by 7:30 p.m.
Dinner at 8:00 p.m. at the Wildwood Grill at Fontana Village Resort

June 11th

Get up and go home    Optional Farewell Breakfast.   TBA

Group Name: 2012 Summer Summitwww.fontanavillage.com800-849-2258
They have the following rooms available as of today,they are holding them for us until Monday, April 30th
8 King Singles with a fireplace  Thursday & Sunday $110 per night ( includes Wood, no jokes please )Friday & Saturday $129 per night
4 King Singles Thursday & Sunday $99 per nightFriday & Saturday $119 per night
9 Queen Doubles Thursday & Sunday $99 per nightFriday & Saturday $119 per night                                                       
Please don't mess around, make your reservations ASAPThis is the week after school isout and this is a HUGE vacation area.





If you are interested in attending,

please email

please use

"2012 Summer Summit"

in the Subject Line

Last Year's Info

2011 Summer Summit Information

Last year's Photos

Links to other Pantera Photos from 2011 Summer Summit.

Bill Gaino
Michael Shortt
Tom Shirock
Bob Radefeld
Bob Knox

4 Panteras stuck behind 2 posuer Shelbys

--if you want to see more, we are scattered all day

in the photos on June 4, 2011 under cars.

also through

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The non action pix are located at


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