[cdt-l] CDT-2008 - CDT documentary

Ginny & Jim Owen spiritbear2k at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 2 12:30:04 CDT 2007


The Walkumentary is one of the two (?) featured films for the Sunday evening program at the Gathering.  If you're there, you can see it then.  
 
Jim-----------------------------------------------------------http://www.spiriteaglehome.com/> Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 07:11:27 -0400> From: dhorton at liberty.edu> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net> Subject: Re: [cdt-l] CDT-2008 - CDT documentary> > 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> > > >> -----------------------------------------------------------> > http://www.spiriteaglehome.com/> > > > > > > > > > > > > > ________________________________> > > > 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> > > > > > > > ________________________________> > > > Get news, entertainment and everything you care> > about at Live.com. Check> > it out! <http://www.live.com/getstarted.aspx%20> > > > > > _______________________________________________> > cdt-l mailing list> > cdt-l at backcountry.net> > http://mailman.hack.net/mailman/listinfo/cdt-l> > > > _______________________________________________> cdt-l mailing list> cdt-l at backcountry.net> http://mailman.hack.net/mailman/listinfo/cdt-l> _______________________________________________> cdt-l mailing list> cdt-l at backcountry.net> http://mailman.hack.net/mailman/listinfo/cdt-l
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