[at-l] hike prep
AThiker at smithville.net
Fri Dec 11 11:25:21 CST 2009
Michael Henderson wrote:
> There was something about the sound of an aluminum pole meeting a bamboo shaft, echoing off through the woods... Also, you may have been empathizing with Stoat's disdain for my meager footwear... There were a lot of things about that hike that warranted a quick duel seemingly without provocation...
You and I did have some of the most unorthodox hiking staffs on the
trail, didn't we?? That sound you speak of...it was nearly Pavlovian,
wasn't it, the reaction it garnered. Like a beef roast hitting the floor
in the middle of a cage of hungry Pit Bulls. The way your ankle popped
like oak kindling leads me to wonder if perhaps Stoat was correct in his
despisal of your sneaks....
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