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Re: [at-l] Wingfoot Names First Avery Monitors
- Subject: Re: [at-l] Wingfoot Names First Avery Monitors
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- Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2000 17:45:04 -0500
At 01:44 AM 3/10/00 -0500, Kenneth R. Knight wrote:
>Exactly what is a parapacker? I've seen the term pop up recenlty, but
>frankly I find that I pick and choose what to read carefully and what to
>merely skim. I think I've skipped everything involving "parapackers."
>Sounds like someone carrying a pack attached to a parachute. This would
>mean that they would have a lighter load when the wind is just right. Of
>course, if the wind weren't just right they could end up with a much
>heavier load. This doesn't even begin to address the issues of staying on
>the trail. AFter all, that wind might move them off the trail and then
>that would, by definition, change their hike from the PURE THRU-HIKE to
>one that was marred by yellow blazing. Right?
Actually if the wind were strong enough to *lift* them off the trail it
would be Ultimate Blue Blazing. Could turn out to be the sport of the
Millenium (if you believe in the Millenium).
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