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[pct-l] Trail butterflies & clothes
- Subject: [pct-l] Trail butterflies & clothes
- From: Karen Borski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 08:46:23 -0800 (PST)
Got my first "trail butterflies" today! I've been
through this before (AT '98), so I didn't know if the
newness of a long distance hike had worn off and
obliterated the butterflies in the stomach feeling
that precedes a thru-hike. Ha! PCT 2000. Wow.
This list has been very informative, and I thank
everyone who takes the time to contribute.
I plan to begin my hike on April 25th. I've done some
desert hiking in West Texas, but have no conception of
S. California weather (other than "hot"). I will
carry nylon convertible pants, tshirt, long sleeve
white cotton shirt and heavy fleece jacket. Any
recommendations for additional clothing for the higher
reaches preceding the Sierra? Should I carry my
Goretex shell in addition or in stead of my fleece?
Any advice would be welcomed.
Karen, aka Nocona
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