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[pct-l] New CA guidebooks vs old?

So is that yes or no?

>From: wandering_bob@msn.com
>To: <pct-l@mailman.backcountry.net>,"christin pruett" 
>Subject: Re: [pct-l] New CA guidebooks vs old?
>Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 09:11:30 -0700
>Do you NEED them?  No!
>Do you NEED any guidebook?  No!
>Is it good insurance to have gathered all available current information 
>about an area before going there? Yes!
>IMHO, wise is he/she who takes advantage of the experiences of others; the 
>more current the better. You avoid making their mistakes that 
>way......unless you like the challenge of slowly realizing that the spring 
>you passed up this morning was the only water around for 20 miles, except 
>for the water cache 100 yards off-trail just ahead that you know nothing 
>Wandering Bob
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   To: pct-l@mailman.backcountry.net
>   Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2003 9:00 AM
>   Subject: [pct-l] New CA guidebooks vs old?
>   Do I need to buy the two new CA guidebooks if I have the previous one 
>   CA guide?  Has the trail been relocated a lot?  New water sources in S. 
>   not mentioned in previous guide? Etc...
>   I plan on doing a hike next year so this might be 'jumpining the gun' a 
>   but the new guides are only $14 each on amazon right now.
>   Thanks, Christy

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