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Re: [pct-l] Purist and Etc.
'Purist' is a four letter word - if it's used to denigrate someone else's
hike. You ain't seen nothing if you haven't experienced the 'white
blaze/blue blaze' wars on the AT. You're right - there's no room for
judgment on the trail.
On Sun, 2 Apr 2000 16:03:28 EDT Montedodge@aol.com writes:
> After having a second cup of coffee, I getting a twisting in my
> stomach. The
> terms purist or supported or slack packing are words that should not
> be used
> in a group of hikers. These terms are meant to accredit or discredit
> persons hike. This is one item a hate seeing is the judging of
> anothers trip.
> When a person says this guys a purist or this guys not, it creates
> Mountain Climbers are some of the worst in these little " Judge Wars
> ". Each
> climber saying his or her climb had more meaning Because?????
> should hike their hike and not use judging words like those above.
> Don't put
> another's trip down if it doesn't meet some preconceived idea of
> what a
> thru-hike on some trail is. It just brings discord ( to be mildly
> put )
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