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[pct-l] Re: alternate routes
- Subject: [pct-l] Re: alternate routes
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (David O)
- Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2001 19:07:23 -0500
According to Karen Berger & Dan Smith in The PCT: a Hiker's Companion
the PCT used to follow the shorter route following the aqueduct
and it can be found in Wilderness Press's old PCT California guidebook.
"instead of a meandering, difficult up-and-down dry route through yet more
chaparral, the old route introduces hikers to a completely new experience: a
traverse of the Mojave Desert. Another advantage is that following the
aqueduct is flat, straight, and fast."
Also, instead of being at least 9 miles from both Tehachapi and Mojave, you
pass "within 3 miles of Mojave."
Does this make it permissible for those hiking from Mexico to Canada?
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