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Re: [pct-l] AT verses PCT

on 4/12/00 5:37 PM, Montedodge@aol.com at Montedodge@aol.com wrote:

> I would say the average pack weight between the AT and PCT
> would be higher per hiker on the PCT

On the AT in '94 my pack weight averaged 40-45 pounds. On the PCT it
averaged 20-25.

> Even though the trail may be steeper, it's easier packing 25 lbs at 4000 ft.
> than 45 lbs. at 9000ft.

Isn't it easier to pack 25 pounds than 45 pounds at any elevation? ;^)

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