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Re: [at-l] Buffington's thru-hike prep / P.O. logistics

At 9:50 AM -0500 3/7/00, ATnavi@aol.com wrote:
>P.O. Logistics
>Gary's puzzled by the physical logistics of receiving maildrops. Here's the
>scenario: both of them, laden with packs, go into the Bland P.O., pick up a
>bounce box and a maildrop, and then have a mile-plus roadwalk to get to the
>Big Walker Motel. How do they juggle the boxes, their packs, and the
>mileage...or, better yet, how did YOU?

most times i'd get to the hotel or hostel, check in, leave my pack and then
head out for the P.O. In places where the P.O. was far from the trail (i.e.
Atkins, VA) i'd hitch to and from, always with a companion.


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