[pct-l] Time for the Annual "Why I Boycott the ADZ" Message
meta474 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 22:48:08 CST 2008
Yes, Sly, but you miss the point -- he yo-yo'd in that time. If you go
half as fast, therefore, but still start in May, you will be fine.
On Feb 26, 2008, at 8:46 PM, Slyatpct at aol.com wrote:
> That's Scott Williamson and I'm no Scott Williamson, nor do I want
> to be.
> "Average daily mileage for entire duration-27.8
> Typically full day miledge-35-42"
> If you or anyone else wants to start May 22nd and hike 30-40 miles
> per day knock yourself out! Sorry but I prefer a slower pace....
> In a message dated 2/26/2008 11:23:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, enyapjr at comcast.net
> In 2006, someone started from the Mexican border nobo for Canada on
> May 22... If that person had first asked the list for 'friendly'
> advice, the responses mostly would have been "it will be too hot",
> "there won't be enough water" or "the caches will be empty", a few
> "you'd have to be crazy", and "you're starting too late, you won't
> make it to Canada in time" remarks... That person made it through
> the "hot" desert, did not rely on the water caches - instead going
> off trail at times to known sources... A 'late' start - was there
> time to get to Canada? Yes, and on November 28, 2006, he touched
> the PCT monument at the border - the Mexican border... Scott
> Williamson completed his second PCT yo yo... Scott says/insists he
> is not really a 'fast' hiker, but he does hike many hours each day
> Delicious ideas to please the pickiest eaters. Watch the video on
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