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[pct-l] Introducing "Strider"
Hello fellow PCT'ers!
I hiked the entire trail (well with a few minor exceptions) in 1977. Just
this last weekend I joined Jeff Zimmerman (another 77'er) on the JMT/PCT up
at 1,000 Island Lake in the Ansel Adams Wilderness Area. We climbed Banner
Peak, 12,945', and then hiked down to Red's Meadow to fellow 77'er, Paul
Hacker, for a mini 20 year reunion! Paul and I crossed the Canadian border
on Sept. 7th, 1977, twenty years to the day! The weekend was great, the
weather dynamic and beautiful, the trail in good shape, and a fine event
was had. Jeff and a friend, Jason from Ogden, Utah, are currently hiking
south to complete the JMT. They should be arriving at Whitney Portal
around 9/18. If you are going to climb Whitney then, say hello from the
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