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[pct-l] 4th ADZPCTKO
In a message dated 4/30/02 6:21:26 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> Special recognition of Charlie Jone's efforts must be made known. He has
> directed and executed the initial stashing of 68 (!) gallons of water on
> of the San Felipe Hills. This is done by hiking the water in! The access
> the stash site is a mile from the trail but several hundred feet of
> below. 3 gallons are put in a backpack and a gallon in each hand (calculate
> gallons x 8 lbs./gallon = 40 pounds). 68 divided by 5 is 14 trips. He was
> helped by several members of the Sierra Club who carried much of the water
> the edge of the steeper part. Charlie did the rest. Yesterday he
> the stash with ten more gallons and picked up the empties and carried them
> out. I hope those that use this water will read this and understand just
> what it takes to provide that water.
You gave me way too much credit here.
<< He was helped by several members of the Sierra Club who carried much of
the water to the edge of the steeper part. Charlie did the rest. >>
Let me set the record straight ...
I WAS helped by several members of the Sierra Club, but most of those carried
their water load all the way to the water cache by the 3rd gate. I definitely
did NOT "do the rest."
Damn, there goes my Superman reputation (but, maybe I'll get my friends
The 8-person "TEAM" deserves the credit.
Thanks, guys and gals,
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