[Cdt-l] sam hughes

Bob Sartini bobsartini at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 10:18:14 CDT 2013


One could leave a plaque or a granite monument 200 yards north of
Crazy Cook on the CDT  and no one but hikers would ever see it. I am
not sure Sam would have seen it either.

On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 11:05 AM,  <ks1007 at aol.com> wrote:
> thank you so would I
> why involve the BLM? why not just change it in the hiking community? no one
> local knows anything about CC nor does the BP that travel past it daily - I
> think it's more known as mangas gate
>
>
> Keith
> Deming, NM
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy James <longhiker.pct at gmail.com>
> To: 'Teresa Martinez' <tamartinez2003 at gmail.com>; 'Eric White'
> <ericshawwhite at yahoo.com>
> Cc: cdt-l <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
> Sent: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 6:53 pm
> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] sam hughes
>
> Ms. M,
>
> So you have the stroke to name a trailhead after Jim Wolf for a $20 donation
> but we have to beg the BLM to honor Sam Hughes?
>
> This whole thing is starting to play like one of those spam filled public
> broadcasting campaigns.  I’d toss some bucks your (CDTC) way if I thought it
> would go better than the CDTA mess went, but it looks to me like this new
> group is the same people under a different name.  Please educate me.
>
> What are you raising the money for?  Is it to rent an office, pay yourself?
> What?? (How exactly is my money going to be spent?)
>
> I’m all ears.
>
>
> AJ
>
> PS: I’d rename Crazy Cook after Sam in a heartbeat.
>
>
> From: cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net [mailto:cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net]
> On Behalf Of Teresa Martinez
> Sent: Sunday, June 30, 2013 5:00 PM
> To: Eric White
> Cc: cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] sam hughes
>
> Hey folks,
>
> CDTC has been speaking with Sam's family about many things to help honor
> Sam, but all of them require involvement of the BLM who actually mange the
> lands the Trail resides on.    Please be patient and as we work with Sam's
> family, the BLM, and the Trail Community, we will find a wonderful way to
> recognize Sam, and not create any incidents with unintended consequences.
> Crazy Cook got its name by the piece of concrete that has been at the
> intersection of the access road and the border for quite some time. Based on
> how long its been there, it's now somewhat historical.
>
> Teresa,
> CDTC
>
> On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 3:56 PM, Eric White <ericshawwhite at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I am all for recognizing Sam at Crazy Crook, but we shouldn't rush into a
> name change. I'm sure some of the CDT gurus can give us a more accurate
> history of why it is called Crazy Cook. I don't want the Native Americans,
> the BP, the illegals, the BLM, the Federales or the Mennonites across the
> fence - to get upset with the CDT. Mini Mart
> ________________________________
> From: "ks1007 at aol.com" <ks1007 at aol.com>
> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Sent: Sunday, June 30, 2013 3:28 AM
> Subject: [Cdt-l] sam hughes
>
> sam hughes funeral is july 13th at 10 a.m. at the hachita community center -
> they may take his ashes to the cemetary afterwards
> I am going to the funeral from deming - if any hikers want to attend and
> plan on flying into el paso and then bus to deming - I may be able to get
> the hikers rate at the american inn - I will be driving down in the morning
> and can take about 4 people in the cab and maybe 4 more in the pickup bed -
> I will not charge anything since I'm going anyways
> 575 494 4357
> ks1007 at aol.com
> let me know if anyone is interested
> on another note I'm thinking that changing the terminus name from crazy cook
> to sam hughes memorial trailhead would be appropriate - thoughts on this???
> I don't know how many of you know why it's called crazy cook but it's
> ancient history from the early 1900's
>
> Keith
> Deming, NM
>
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