[pct-l] Bay Area REI Presentations
julian at amity.be
Sun Jul 11 19:43:47 CDT 2010
Thanks for the heads up! I'll definitely be at the one in Berkeley.
-Julian (PCT '09)
On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 12:03 AM, Garret Christensen <
garretchristensen at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello. I'm doing some presentations at Bay Area REI's in July that might be
> interest to you if you want to hear about some non-PCT Sierra stuff you
> do. Here's the blurb the REI organizer wrote and the dates.
> The Sierra High Route & Beyond: A Thru-hiker’s Dream:
> Since 2002, Garret Christensen has hiked the Appalachian Trail, the
> Crest Trail, the Continental Divide Trail (a yo-yo thru-hike), and more.
> Tonight, Garret will share slides and stories of his most recent
> 450-mile summer traverse of the Sierra, from Olancha north to Tahoe City.
> Garret as he travels the spectacular Sierra High Route, a 195-mile route
> (half-cross country, half-trail) above 9,000 feet, which showcases the
> best of
> the Sierra. Then, follow him the rest of the way on the Tahoe-Yosemite and
> Tahoe Rim Trails. Come learn pointers on ultralight packing, route
> route finding, and safe backcountry travel. Find out how this thru-hiker
> extraordinaire covers 20-30 miles each day, carrying a base pack weight of
> eight pounds.
> 7 pm–8:30 pm, Tuesday, July 20 at REI Berkeley
> 7 pm–8:30 pm, Wednesday, July 21 at REI San Carlos
> 7 pm–8:30 pm, Monday, July 26 at REI Saratoga
> 7 pm–8:30 pm, Tuesday, July 27 at REI Fremont
> 7 pm–8:30 pm, Wednesday, July 28 at REI Corte Madera
> the Onion
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