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[ft-l] Re: Getting Started

where's home?
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From: JSteffey7@aol.com <JSteffey7@aol.com>
To: ft-l@backcountry.net <ft-l@backcountry.net>
Date: Friday, March 14, 2003 12:45 PM
Subject: [ft-l] Re: Getting Started

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>Hello All,
>A year ago, my son did a weekend hike on the FT in preparation for an
>mile hike in the 237,000 acre Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico.  Since
>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
>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
>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
>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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