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Re: [pct-l] Y2K thru-hike completions

PCT forum. Discreet???



At 11:54 AM -0800 11/11/00, Brett Tucker wrote:
>I can't imagine anyone who has completed a thru-hike of the PCT, and who
>signed registers along the way, objecting to a fellow PCT hiker's intent to
>place that information on a discreet public forum, for the benefit of other
>hikers. In fact, I think most would fully wish that their accomplishment be
>made known, and that this is in part the reason for signing registers in the
>first place, especially the one at Monument 78.
>- blisterfree
>-----Original Message-----
>From: (R.J.Calliger) <calliger@infolane.com>
>To: Ronald Moak <ronm@fallingwater.com>; 'Brett Tucker'
><blisterfree@surfree.com>; Pacific Crest Trail <pct-l@backcountry.net>
>Date: Saturday, November 11, 2000 1:27 PM
>Subject: RE: [pct-l] Y2K thru-hike completions
>>In my opinion:
>>If it is in the registers it is already public information.
>>Copying the register onto the web while citing the source
>>as the registers would not be offensive to me as I have already
>>publicized my name.
>>That is one reason I do not sign peak or other registers as I do not want
>>it public knowledge which of the exact 350+ peaks I have climbed
>>or trails Ihave completed unless I choose to release those details.
>>Others freely sign the "public" registers. I put public in quote
>>because, clearly, not many of the public go to exam registers
>>at Campo or Bear Creek spire or Denali, for example.
>>--Rich Calliger
>>At 8:28 AM -0800 11/7/00, Ronald Moak wrote:
>>>Right now I've got the one of the most complete list of hikers who've
>>>the PCT last summer. It's compiled from those who stopped in at Skykomish,
>>>the registers at the Canadian and Mexican borders. It contains their start
>>>and finish dates. From what I've seen there are a few missing from the
>>>People flying under the radar.
>>>It does not contain a number of those that dropped out along the way.
>>>So far we've got over 90 individuals who started at Campo and arrived at
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To:            "Brett Tucker" <blisterfree@surfree.com>, "Ronald Moak" <ronm@fallingwater.com>, "Pacific Crest Trail" <pct-l@backcountry.net>