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[pct-l] Coalition to buy Butch's VVR???
- Subject: [pct-l] Coalition to buy Butch's VVR???
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard Calliger)
- Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2001 12:50:57 -0800
A wrote a similar letter howevr I am in the position tothe resort possibly--
I am selling my house in Silicon Valley and makin the mountains I love my home..
and run it exactly as he did!! Perhaps a corporation could be foremd where
PCT hikes own part of it for a small sum-- and then these sums could be
used to help with the purchase or buyout- whatever is required--
I also have several calls but none have gone thru...
(no name)- 300+ peaks, AT-85 PCT-90 JMT- 95
At 01:16 PM 2/1/01 -0600, email@example.com wrote:
>January 22, 1998
>From: Henry Shires <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="US-ASCII"
>Subject: [pct-l] Re:Butch Wiggs
>List-Id: Pacific Crest Trail <pct-l.mailman.backcountry.net>
>Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 11:13:48 -0700
>I'm devastated by Butch's death. I was a couple of days behind on my
>pct-l digests when I read Butch's Jan 24th appeal:
> You guys have been the most cherished friends with the highest values
> ever had. And there are so many friends we just haven't met yet. Sorry
> sound so heavy, its just been a tuff time for this ole cowboy.
> I love you all
> Butch Wiggs
>He died the next day and I see now that is was his way of saying goodbye.
> I wrote him on the 27th and the mail never found him but I wanted to
>publish it here as a sort of tribute because I don't know what else to
>Don't know if you remember me but I was the red-haired '99 thruhiker that
>came through early in the season after some hairy moments on the high
>passes (June 11th or so before the ferry was operating). You took me in
>your boat out into the lake and we tried to get e-mail through your
>cel-phone connection but no luck. Anyway I did manage to find the
>Canadian border on Sept 13th, 1999 and not a day goes by that I don't
>think about the trail. Stopping at VVR (I also stopped there the
>previous year on my JMT hike) was a hilight of my walk and I always tell
>friends about the wonderful experience I had, especially my wife who will
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