[Cdt-l] Okay, trite question - Miles Per Day?
Dave and Cindy
ihikeon at comcast.net
Sat Dec 12 21:00:26 CST 2009
Check out San Gabriel's Trailjournals.com CDT from this year. He is a
pretty fast hiker in my opinion and he had a pretty interesting hike.
Good Luck and have fun out there next year,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Patrick Beggan" <meta474 at gmail.com>
To: <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
Sent: Saturday, December 12, 2009 6:47 PM
Subject: [Cdt-l] Okay, trite question - Miles Per Day?
>I know this has probably been done to death, but I'm looking on a miles per
>day for the average CDT (that is to say, not the great basin, and not
>glacier NP with snow, etc. -- the usual I could expect from the summer
>months for the majority of the trail).
> I understand miles change with terrain (I've hiked the PCT twice) so I
> know it's impossible to give an answer for 100% of the trail. I'm just
> looking for something I can do math from.
> On the PCT I do 30s pretty solidly every day, 19-20s in the Sierras (with
> an early june entry) with the occasional 40+ in there when I'm really
> hungry and hauling. I finished in four months on the PCT, with 18 zeros.
> Anyway, any information from other fast-ish hikers would be appreciated. I
> recognize the increased navigational difficulties on the CDT and that can
> throw you for a loop, etc, etc.
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