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Re: [at-l] nite hiking

On Sat, 28 Dec 1996, unknown wrote:

> While talking to a friend last nite,he said something that makes sense but
> may not be practacal (sp).  We were talking about staying in the cold (
> comparing war stories ) when he said " why don't you hike at nite when it's
> the coldest, use the exercise to keep warm, and then sleep during the day
> while it's not so cold"
> Has anyone tried that or even heard of it being done?

The times I have hiked at night are usually not by choice.  It can be 
fun, but I have found it very slow going because you really have to watch 
where you step, it can be tricky with just a headlamp and the stars 
(although on a bright night it can be really beautiful too).


Jeff Mosenkis            MAPSS Student          University of Chicago
              *Freelance Joking Avunculate For Hire*

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