[at-l] Snowshoeing VS Hikng

Jim Bullard jim.bullard at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 13:17:08 CST 2010


Age? Ha! I'm 65. Beat that you scurrilous rascals.
New, old or original? I suspect we're all originals.
I hope I'm not scary.

Jim Bullard
http://jims-ramblings.blogspot.com/
http://members.photoportfolios.net/Jim_Bullard
http://www.photoshelter.com/c/jim_bullard


On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 2:02 PM, nightwalker.at at gmail.com <nightwalker.at@
gmail.com> wrote:

> If there's a a better method of telling you scurrilous rascals apart, I'm
> all for for it.
>
> How about old, older and oldest?
> New, old and original?
> Nice, ambivalent and scary?
> Numbering just worked for me.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: giniajim <jplynch at crosslink.net>
> Sent: Saturday, January 23, 2010 1:53 PM
> To: Jim Bullard <jim.bullard at gmail.com>; <nightwalker.at at gmail.com>
> Cc: at-l <at-l at backcountry.net>
> Subject: Re: [at-l] Snowshoeing VS Hikng
>
> Am I Jim #3 ?  Do I get a prize?  Bronze medal or something?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Jim Bullard
> To: nightwalker.at at gmail.com
> Cc: at-l
> Sent: Saturday, January 23, 2010 1:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [at-l] Snowshoeing VS Hikng
>
> Time to call Roto-Rooter.
>
> Jim Bullard
> http://jims-ramblings.blogspot.com/
> http://members.photoportfolios.net/Jim_Bullard
> http://www.photoshelter.com/c/jim_bullard
>
>
> On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 1:11 PM, nightwalker.at at gmail.com <nightwalker.at@
> gmail.com> wrote:
> I was talking about the longer one that Jim #3 quoted earlier. It showed up
> 10 minutes later.
>
> That's been happening lately. I think that my Intertubes are clogged...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Bullard <jim.bullard at gmail.com>
> Sent: Saturday, January 23, 2010 1:03 PM
> To: nightwalker.at at gmail.com <nightwalker.at at gmail.com>
> Cc: at-l <at-l at backcountry.net>
> Subject: Re: [at-l] Snowshoeing VS Hikng
>
> ??? The original reply? It was a one liner that just said I'd done both 20
> miles days and snowshoeing but never both together.
>
> Jim Bullard
> http://jims-ramblings.blogspot.com/
> http://members.photoportfolios.net/Jim_Bullard
> http://www.photoshelter.com/c/jim_bullard
>
>
> On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 12:57 PM, nightwalker.at at gmail.com <nightwalker.at
> @gmail.com> wrote:
> I TOTALLY missed the email from NY Jim.  wonder if that happens a lot?.
> Been having trouble with the smart phone. May be time to reset and
> re-install the accessories. No biggie.
> -----Original Message-----
>  From: giniajim <jplynch at crosslink.net>
>  Sent: Saturday, January 23, 2010 12:03 PM
>  To: Jim Bullard <jim.bullard at gmail.com>; at-l <at-l at backcountry.net>
>  Subject: Re: [at-l] Snowshoeing VS Hikng
>
> The comparisons aren't apples-to-apples.  The comparison needs to be
> hiking/walking vs. snowshoeing, or backpacking vs. snowshoeing with a
> backpack.  And equivalent terrain, pack weights, etc.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>  From: Jim Bullard
> To: at-l
>  Sent: Saturday, January 23, 2010 11:28 AM
>  Subject: [at-l] Snowshoeing VS Hikng
>
>  Frank asked if anyone had snowshoed 20 miles in a day. I responded the I
> had hiked 20 miles per day and I had snowshoed but never the two together
> then I got wondering what the difference in exertion would be. Having done
> both activities I know that snowshoeing is more strenuous. There is a site I
> frequent <http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/calories.htm> for such
> calculations and I went there to check it out. I put in 200# and 60 minutes
> as the parameters then figured 2mph to complete the 20 miles totally 10
> hours. The result was 6670 calories burning backpacking vs 7620 calories for
> snowshoeing or 14.24% more energy required for snowshoeing. So if you try
> it... take extra food.
>
>  P.S. I'm not clear how they calculate the energy burned (something to do
> with oxygen consumption I think) but I notice the, some though not all, of
> the activities are tagged "Taylor Code". I've tried without success to find
> out what that refers to. Anyone know?
>
>  Jim Bullard
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> http://members.photoportfolios.net/Jim_Bullard
> http://www.photoshelter.com/c/jim_bullard
>
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