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Re: [at-l] The Eagle has landed - the other ll#???



Tell us about the other 11 pounds!


>From: "KC" <felton@bluenet.net>
>To: "At-l" <at-l@backcountry.net>, <Swillsing@aol.com>
>Subject: Re: [at-l] The Eagle has landed
>Date: Tue, 3 Aug 1999 04:02:40 -0700
>
> >What?!!!!!  Tell us more about your feelings of being off the trail!
> >>Leapfrog
> >
>I feel like I need to be home for my partner. I also am disappointed in my
>toe. I may end up having to go to the doctor,,,it just isn't getting 
>better.
>I am glad NOT to be in the heat!!! I hate HOT weather. I feel confident 
>that
>we WILL be able to thru hike in 2001 or 2002. I will do things differently.
>For one,,,no food mail drops,,,just fuel and a little soap. Will plan on
>doing 12 miles a day,,,knowing we can and will do more miles most 
>days,,,but
>this is a better than plan than I had before. We will plan on very short
>days out of town and longer days heading into town,,,that shower, beer,
>pizza and ice cream are great motivater!!! I will test out new boots and
>insert combinations BEFORE I go. I need to experiment with packs,,,my pack
>weight was down to 16 pounds without food and water and 5 pounds of that 
>was
>the weight of my backpack! This is the start of replanning. I still have
>something to look forward to. I have learned a lot about myself and the
>trail the last 5 months. I miss the trail,,,but I WILL BE BACK!!!!! KC
>
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