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Re: [pct-l] PCT thru-hike styles

> Elizabeth A. Foshion wrote:
> > 
> > In prepping for my own PCT thru-hike, I've been
> reading a lot of people's online journals. One thing
> I keep seeing is an obsession with making mileage,
> it seems to the exclusion of really enjoying all the
> trail has to offer.Also, a couple of folks seem to
> have pushed themselves into injury, exhaustion, and
> quitting.
> > 
> > Certainly I'm going to hike my own hike, but I've
> been envisioning stopping to enjoy every cool view,
> water source, animal (bears excluded), sunset, etc.
> that the trail has to offer - even if it means
> finishing the next year.
> > 
> > Any comments, especially from folks who've done
> the trail?
> > 
> > katt
> > 

I'm with you. Hike your own hike at your own pace. The
real destination of your hike is the journey, the
experience, not the end. A hike is a lot like life --
the joy is end the journey and the end is death.


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