Wow I missed so many posts!
So sad that I won't be able to attend.
Agreed that the current system of organising outings is a bit flawed, leading to mistakes here and there.
Well, after so many outings I've gotten used to it. It works... for us
As daredevil123 mentioned, the light can be a little harsh still at 4ish, but I think from 5+ it's more angled and should be nice to shoot. So the first 1hr is TCSS and general recce for a good spot