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[ft-l] Introduction and Advice




>Hello everyone..
>
>I've just joined the list yesterday and thought I should introduce myself.
>I'm >17 and I'm from Southern Florida.  I'm getting ready to attend college
in
>Tampa, FL this August.  Over the summer, I spent some time with my father
up
>in Pennsylvania and he took me on a weekend hike while up there.  That's
>when I got really interested in hiking and backpacking.
>
>I would like to start doing things like that on my own in Florida, but I'm
>really a beginner and don't have much knowledge of how to get started.
I've
>seen some websites and such that say "you need this and that", and some
that
>have said "you need the best this and the best that".  Others have said
that
>I didn't need it, and the catalogs I've seen have so much stuff, I don't
>know where to begin.  Can anyone recommend a certain checklist for me, so I
>know what is recommended for weekend hikes and things like that?  Also,
>where can I get them at a budgeted price?
>
>I'm looking forward to talking with all of you, and I hope that the list
>will be enjoyable.. :)
>
>  -- Mozart
>
>--
>Mozart
>mozart@crosswinds.net
>AIM: Mozart2k, IRC: Mozart2k (DALnet)
>
>
>--
>Mozart
>mozart@crosswinds.net
>AIM: Mozart2k, IRC: Mozart2k (DALnet)
>
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