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[pct-l] re: hiking speed vs packweight

I too never understood the concept of going
fast=enjoying less.

The first point of contention is "What is fast?" Some
people (myself included) bo "big miles" (yet another
fuzzy term) by hiking long days. I enjoy starting
early and hiking all day. Truth be told I love to hike
and find myself indifferent to camping. 

As with Dude, find myself enjoying the challenge of
speedy hikes. I have three weeks to do the CO
trail...it is what I plan on doing it in. Do not know
how much more I will see going at 20 MPD vs 25 MPD. 

Then again, it is my hike. It is what I enjoy. 

Some peopl love hiking 10 miles or less per day and
spending lots of time in camp. That's cool, too. Just
not for me.

The true harvest of my life is intangible.... a little stardust caught, a portion of the rainbow I have clutched