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Reinhold Metzger reinholdmetzger at cox.net
Mon Oct 29 19:26:06 CDT 2018

Looks like the list is still alive, I guess.
For the past 15 years I always followed the list through the Archives.
If hikers are still posting on the list, it does not show that in the 
The only post on the October Archives is the 10-1 2018 post by Mike 
trying to sell his sleeping bag.
Looks like posts are no longer listed in the Archives.

JMT Reinhold

On 10/28/2018 9:23 PM, Douglas Tow wrote:
> Still reading the list here.  Perhaps more traffic as the season 
> approaches.  Chipmunk
> On Sunday, October 28, 2018, Reinhold Metzger <reinholdmetzger at cox.net 
> <mailto:reinholdmetzger at cox.net>> wrote:
>     Say Switchback,
>     Just got back from extended vacation in Hawaii and noticed just 1
>     post for all of October, so far, on the PCT-L.
>     It looks like the list is dying a slow death since you and I
>     stopped sharing our many years of hard earned  hiking experiences
>     during a time when "Hard Core Mountain Men" like Switchback &
>     Reinhold dared to roam around in the wilderness and bears were
>     nervous.
>     Yes, a time when Switchback & Reinhold tamed the wilderness caring
>     everything they needed to survive in the wilderness in "steel
>     frame packs" to make the wilderness safe for the current crop of
>     hikers strolling around on trails in UL Packs eating things like
>     dehydrated food and Tootsy Rolls.
>     We needed to eat heavier things with more "horse power" like Grits
>     & Beans & Grizzly Bears.
>     Yes, thinks have really changed since Switchback & Reinhold roamed
>     the trails...and the list, especially the women, really seemed to
>     to be interested in what hard core mountain men had to say,
>     enjoyed listening to your words of wisdom and hiking humor and
>     responded accordingly and keep the list interesting & entertaining.
>     Now with you gone, the list is dull and dead........The list needs
>     you Switchback
>                                   COME  BACK  SWITCHBACK  & RESURRECT 
>     JMT Reinhold
>     ---
>     _______________________________________________

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