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Re: [at-l] Feelix

I thought Felix would be up and at 'em in the a.m., so I got up before
light and fed the horse, etc. so I'd be ready to get him back to Hot
Springs.  Well......many hours later I finally got him in the car.  Someone
should've warned me.  I coulda slept in a while.

 The Highlander


> From: kahley7 <kahley7@ptd.net>
> To: DaRedhead@aol.com
> Cc: at-l@backcountry.net
> Subject: Re: [at-l] Feelix
> Date: Thursday, December 24, 1998 12:33 PM
> AGREED!!!  He has been buring up the batteries by hiking for
> hours after dark.  And scaring the heck out of hikers in shelters when
> he pulls in at 7 or 8 pm.  Of course if he'd get moving a bit earlier
> he wouldn't have to hike so late.  But he's a lay=a=bout in the
> I understand this on a personal level.  Hard to crawl out of a warm bag
> face the cold...brrrr.  I didn't mean to infer (or is it imply) that he
> quit in anyway.  He is just hustling!  He asked me to warn everyone down
> in that neck of the woods that he'd be very pleased to see anyone, but
> will
> have to talk to him on the run cause he is really pushing.....20 mile
days are
> pretty constant.  My references to how I'll hike are my preferences only.
> In no way meant to dis anyone else's style.
> DaRedhead@aol.com wrote:
> > In a message dated 12/24/98 0:45:51 AM EST, Slyinmd writes:
> >
> > >  If he happens to skip some miles, here on out, I would think it's
> > > related.
> >
> > No way!  He's been an out and out purist on this trip - I don't see him
> > skipping anything, not one little step <g>
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