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Re: [pct-l] Maps!?
In a message dated 4/23/99 7:16:58 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
<< QUESTION: I own the 2-book PCT Guidebooks that contain nice topo map
section within them. ... If not, do you tear out the map pages from the
guidebooks to carry as you hike? I'd think with no consistent marking, you'd
need some type of map or guide. >>
Yes, you DO need some type of map or guide. The PCT book is pretty good since
it gives trail descriptions, camping info, next water, etc.
What I do is take my books to Kinkos and have them 3-hole punched and the
binding cut off. Then I put the pages in a 3-ring binder where I can remove
pages as needed. This works fine for me as a section hiker. As a thru-hiker,
I suppose you'd just include the next chapter in your resupply box.
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