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[ft-l] Re: Getting Started
Where is home?
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> Hello All,
> A year ago, my son did a weekend hike on the FT in preparation for an eighty
> mile hike in the 237,000 acre Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. Since then
> he and I have talked a lot about a weekend hike on the FT with some of the
> older scouts in our troop. My son's hike began at River Ranch which is about
> 25 miles west of the turnpike on route 60 (A two and a half hour drive from
> home). Does anyone have any suggestions for a beginners hike for us close to
> home. And please tell me which chart to purchase. From your suggestions I
> can begin to narrow this down. I am thinking that a good time for this hike
> would be next fall.
> I have been on this email list for a couple of months now and am really
> enjoying all the trail reports and information. Thanks for your replies.
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