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Re: [ft-l] Hiking 18 & 19



It seems to me that recent emphasis on this list is also on a type of
hiking (long distance - thru hiking) that your average hiker doesn't do. My
own preference is toward day hikes on local trails. I don't understand the
emphasis on the FNST as opposed to local trails. JMHO
- Carl

On Sun, 2 Jan 2000, sUNDRA pISKURA wrote:

> Pam...I agree with you..why aren't we mentioned in AHS or
> Backpacker...seems like every time I pick up one of those mags they are
> talking about extreme mountain climbing, and other types of hiking that
> your average hiker doesn't do.  Looks to me like they are catering more and
> more to the 20 something male.  How does everyone else feel??  Have I
> opened a can of worms with that statement????  :)  :)
> 
> Sunny
> in Sunny So FLA
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