[cdt-l] CDT-2008 - CDT documentary

Horton, David dhorton at liberty.edu
Tue Oct 2 06:11:27 CDT 2007


Thanks Yogi, I will try to purchase it.
David

-----Original Message-----
From: cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net
[mailto:cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net] On Behalf Of yogi
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2007 12:50 AM
To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
Subject: [cdt-l] CDT-2008 - CDT documentary

Hey David!  I look forward to seeing you again at the
Gathering.  You mentioned that you've seen some videos
on the CDT.  There is a new video called "The
Walkumentary", and it is terrific!  It's a southbound
2006 CDT documentary.  Check it out here:

www.thewalkumentary.com

yogi
www.pcthandbook.com
(CDT handbook available here)


--- "Horton, David" <dhorton at liberty.edu> wrote:

> Jim,
> 
> Yes, I will be at the Gathering.  I have been to
> many of them since I
> did the AT in 1991.   I look forward to attending
> your workshop on the
> CDT.  I do not plan on taking any of the shortcuts,
> in particular the
> Creede cutoff.  I have been in the Weimunchee
> Wilderness and the San
> Juans and they are spectacular.   I have much to
> learn before I start.
> I have seen some videos on the CDT and it looks like
> I am in for a tough
> but great journey
> 
> In Christ
> 
> David 
> 
>  
> 
> From: cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net
> [mailto:cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net] On Behalf Of
> Ginny & Jim Owen
> Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 5:48 PM
> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: Re: [cdt-l] CDT-2008
> 
>  
> 
> David - 
> Jim Owen here - we first met in 1992 at Trail Days
> in Damascus.  I was
> Bald Eagle back then. Since then I've supported your
> hikes because I
> know how you love the trails.  While your way isn't
> my way - there's no
> reason why it should be.  As I've been saying for
> more than a few years
> - "Hike your own hike."   You do - and I respect
> that.  
>  
> If you'll be at the Gathering,  Ginny and I will be
> doing the CDT
> workshop (probably our last - at least until we hike
> the CDT again) on
> Sat afternoon.  If we can help you, don't hesitate
> to let us know -
> whether at the Gathering, on cdt-l or via email.  
>  
> We "may" also see you out there next year.  We won't
> be thruhiking, but
> we seem to spend some time every year on or near the
> CDT.  We're
> considering hiking from Butte south through
> Yellowstone and then out to
> the Tetons via the Bechler.  Depends largely on the
> "state of the knees"
> at the time - and whether we decide next year is our
> time to go back to
> Alaska.   The time for that decision hasn't gotten
> here yet.  
>  
> The CDT - varies in length depending on which routes
> you take.  But none
> of them are 3100 miles unless you REALLY work at it.
>  The routes that
> most people take are 2400 to 2500 miles.  If you
> don't take the Anaconda
> cutoff and the Creede cutoff, 2700 is a little
> closer to reality.  As
> Rollie Muesser reported some years ago, it's a rare
> thruhiker who does't
> overestimate their mileage.  
>  
> BTW - I highly recommend NOT taking the Creede
> cutoff - the Weminuche is
> a wonderful section of trail.  I think you may have
> done some of the
> Leadville races so you probably know how beautiful
> that country can be.
> 
>  
> Walk softly,
> Jim
> 
>
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> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> 
> Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 21:07:43 -0400
> From: dhorton at liberty.edu
> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: [cdt-l] CDT-2008
> 
> Hi to all of you on the cdt-l.   I am planning on
> doing the CDT in the
> summer of 2008.  I am a ultra runner who lives in
> Lynchburg, VA.  I have
> previously set the speed record on the Long Trail,
> AT, and PCT.   I plan
> on starting the CDT around June 5-10, 2008 at the
> Mexican border.  I
> know that Squeaky set the record of 75 days in 2005
> unsupported.   I
> plan on doing it supported somewhere around 65 days,
> plus or minus 5
> days, depending on the length of the trail.
> 
>  
> 
> I know that you are thinking, how can you set a
> record on a trail that
> is not complete or has various routes?  I plan on
> hiking the official
> trail as much as possible and not taking any
> shortcuts.
> 
>  
> 
> How long is the trail if I do it this way??   I hear
> the CDTA saying it
> is 3100 miles.   When Squeaky and Flyin Brian did
> it, they both reported
> 2700 miles.
> 
>  
> 
> I know I have a lot to learn and I look forward to
> learning from many of
> you. 
> 
>  
> 
> I love the trails
> 
>  
> 
> In Christ
> 
> David Horton
> 
> The Runner
> 
> AT  1991
> 
> PCT 2005
> 
> CDT 2007
> 
>  
> 
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