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[pct-l] Brian in Big Bear........
At 10:24 AM -0800 5/8/01, Welter, Ed wrote:
>Yeah, I agree. From reading his journals it looks like he's still enjoying
>it though. I sure hope so because that's not exactly a "stop and smell the
>roses" type of pace. There are hikers that would do that kind of mileage
>just to announce they did that kind of mileage, which is that unfortunate
>competitive ancillary of long distance hiking that some people get caught up
>in. But as long as he's enjoying it, hey, more power to him. -swoosh
>From: ChsyHkr@aol.com [mailto:ChsyHkr@aol.com]
>276 miles in 9 days, when does he sleep?
I have done 250 miles in 10 days...and that ain't no fun! I don't rememeber
a thing and barely remember where I was :-)
Certainly I rememeber no one I met, nor what I ate-- just 20 to 30 miles
per day.. it is what I call a "slog"...18-25 is much better.
Just my 1.6129 km worth ;-)