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Re: [AT-L] [AT-L] Advice for newbie?

this particular message is bringing back memories.....
having hiked in virginia and maine with a buddy in tow, i advise
anyone to do the same. its fun!
first, you have to like your friend and he/she has to like you.
second, carry a lot of food. not much fancy gear.
third, have loose schedules. make them up as you go along.
and be prepared for disaster.
last, enjoy everything you do.


>Hello, list!  This is my first time on this list, and I think that it's just
>too cool.  I'm a 17F, and have done portions of the trail around where I live
>(MD/VA) and also up in Maine.  A buddy of mine and I are looking to do a
>portion of the trail upon our graduation (in May), but we're starting
>planning now.  My friend is a novice in hiking, and I've done quite a bit,
>including parts of the AT.  Is there any advice that y'all can give us as we
>prepare?  Thanks so much!  Happy hiking.  ---Kristin