[pct-l] Snow snow snow. Let's go!

Peter Necarsulmer necarsulmer at mac.com
Fri Jan 13 00:11:11 CST 2017


Do let us know when you cross the finish line.  

Escargot 🐌 

> On Jan 12, 2017, at 1:45 PM, Casey Stevens <costevens078 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Looks like it's going to be a big snow year. And that means our journeys
> will be all the more epic!
> I'm trying to shoot this thru-hike in 100 days. And I don't plan on
> failing... Even if there's snow...
> My training began months ago. My nutrition is almost dialed in. I will be
> hitting Campo in May, and as soon as my feet hit the ground I will be ready
> to crank big days. I intend to go straight through without a flip-flop.
> I am ready for the snow and the challenges it brings! I hope you are, too!
> Here's a helpful link: http://www.postholer.com/journal/Pacific-Crest-Trail/
> 2011/gg-man/2011-01-16/Fast-Packing-the-PCT/20018
> Malto did a 100 day thru-hike in 2011, which was also a huge snow year.
> Even if you're not planning on going that fast, his journal talks a lot
> about snow travel and the pains he faced while trying to make his target
> speed. This has been an invaulable piece of information in my preparations.
> And I'm sure it can help some others out this year, too!
> Hope to see some of you out there. I'll have a website detailing my
> preparations - food lists, gear list, nutrition guide, etc...  I'll share
> it when I have the site up and running.
> Good luck to you all. Hope to find a few speedsters looking to have some
> fun in the snow!
> Casey "Gandalf"
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