[pct-l] Is it a Thru-Hike?
kerouc at verizon.net
Wed May 26 15:19:48 CDT 2010
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From: "Ernie Castillo" <erniec01 at hotmail.com>
To: <dofdear at cox.net>; <pct-l at backcountry.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 6:43 PM
Subject: Re: [pct-l] Is it a Thru-Hike?
> You don't need the endorsement of the List.
> Anybody that starts in Manning and ends in Campo, or vice versa, will have
> personal satisfaction that will last a lifetime.
> That said, I often sign in as "Class of 1980" and avoid "thru hiker" (with
> or without the hyphen) because I missed a portion of Southern California
> following a severely injured ankle and missed a significant portion of
> Washington -- as did nearly every PCTer that year -- because the southern
> part of the trail was closed following the eruption of Mt. St. Helen.
> It's not like you are a politician claiming you served in the Armed Forced
> when you actually had your daddy land you a deferral.
> Ernie Castillo
> erniec01 at hotmail.com
> 248 884 5201
>> From: dofdear at cox.net
>> To: pct-l at backcountry.net
>> Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 18:24:26 -0700
>> Subject: [pct-l] Is it a Thru-Hike?
>> Dear List,
>> So my original plan was to SOBO from Manning to Campo beginning 25 June
>> into early Nov. Obviously, successful completion would constitute an
>> thru-hike. Now I'm considering a test hike over my 4-day Memorial Day
>> Here's my question. If one were to SOBO from Warner Springs
>> to Campo (Section A) between 28 - 31 May and then SOBO from Manning to
>> Warner Springs beginning 25 June, would that also be considered a
>> thru-hike, albeit with a yoyo component? Yes, yes I know, it's my hike
>> but I'm interested in the List's opinion. I do not wish to lay claim to
>> something that may not be commonly accepted by the community. If needed
>> I can certainly do Section A to make it a continuous hike.
>> Thanks in advance for your thoughts.
>> dofdear aka Thumper
>> A veteran, whether on Active Duty, Retired, National Guard or Reserve,
>> is someone who, at one pointing in his or her life, wrote a blank check
>> made payable to "The United States of America', for an amount of 'Up to
>> and including my life.' That is HONOR, and there are way too many people
>> in this country who no longer respect or understand it.
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