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Re: [at-l] nite hiking
At 04:53 PM 12/28/96 -0500, you wrote:
>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).
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My 94 hike included a couple of *night* hikes (by choice). The first was
Max Patch on a fairly decent moon lit night... The only problem witn the
was not being able to sing a few choruses from "The Sound of Music" and seeing
the *Alps*. (Eagle 94 aka Blue Bottom, was the one that had me psyched for the
Had no problems following the trail tho,,, didn't need a head-lamp (never
The other night hike took me across Big Bald (no slur on Bald Eagle), to
shelter,,, didn't hike all night tho, just to about 0200... Also didn't need
any light to
find the way...
It's worth at least one time to try a night *troop & stomp*, if nothing
else, just to
Hey, southern MN has a heat wave, we're up to 20 deg above....
Dick & Lyn Wix (Tropical; Rochester, MN)
aka "WIXeR" AT-94 GA->ME
We'll get there,,,, when we get there.!!" - obscure
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