[pct-l] Maps and memory

Jim & Jane Moody moodyjj at comcast.net
Thu Oct 28 20:19:36 CDT 2010

Memory is the second thing to go. 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: ned at mountaineducation.org 
To: Tortoise73 at charter.net, "PCT List" <pct-l at backcountry.net> 
Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:07:04 PM 
Subject: Re: [pct-l] Maps and memory 

My kids get after me for all the times I stop along the trail to check the 
map! I try not to forget what I try to remember, but it doesn't always work 
that way. But at least we don't lose it because the batteries wore out! 

> What I put in my head may be lost quickly especially if I'm not 
> immediately using it. 
> I need to stop and refer to my maps and guides whenever I come to a 
> doubtful spot because I don't trust my memory and may need to double read 
> the info to reduce the chances of me missing something important. 
> Tortoise 

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