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Re: CMC: Roper's Sierra High Route without resupply

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  • Justincompany@aol.com
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    Message 1 of 9 , Jul 31, 2007
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      nice work.  great photos.
       
      Joe




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    • rob smith
      Excellent! Thanks for sharing. Congratulations again. Robert ... http://new.photos.yahoo.com/astingaciu/album/576460762405066592 ...
      Message 2 of 9 , Aug 2, 2007
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        Excellent! Thanks for sharing. Congratulations
        again.

        Robert


        --- Iuliana and Adrian Stingaciu
        <astingaciu@...> wrote:

        > I lost about 10 lbs in 12 days. Ate about 11 lbs of
        > food the entire
        > route, less than 1 lb a day. Had enough energy to
        > hike 10-12 hours per
        > day. I bonked out only once on the route, the day
        > after I did 23 miles
        > on 10 oz of food ration. After that I increased food
        > intake as much as
        > I needed and felt great!
        >
        > Here's some pictures from the route.
        >
        http://new.photos.yahoo.com/astingaciu/album/576460762405066592
        >
        > If anyone is interested in details, a trip report
        > can be found here,
        > should be the 6th report down.
        >
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/boac_socal/files/Trip%20Reports/
        >
        > Adrian
        >
        >
        > --- rob smith <lechassuer@...> wrote:
        >
        > > Congratulations!! I'd like to know how much
        > weight
        > > you lost....I lost 11 lbs(in only eigth days) on a
        > > similar venture with all the food I could eat!
        > >
        > > Rob
        > >
        > >
        > > --- michael Palmer <mp5of8@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > > Whoa Dude! This is the best thing since John
        > Muir
        > > > "set off for a fortnight with a hardy crust of
        > bread
        > > > strapped to my belt". Congratulations. I'd
        > like to
        > > > see your gear and food list.
        > > >
        > > > Iuliana and Adrian Stingaciu
        > > > <astingaciu@...> wrote: Hi
        > all,
        > > >
        > > > I just wanted to let everyone know I got back
        > safely
        > > > from the doing a
        > > > thru-hike of Roper's Sierra High Route without
        > > > resupply. 195 miles and
        > > > most of it is off trail. I finished the route in
        > 11
        > > > days 13 hours and
        > > > 17 minutes. I stated on Sunday July 8 at 7:43am
        > with
        > > > 12 lbs of organic
        > > > raw vegan food (sun-dried fruits and nuts) and
        > less
        > > > than 5 lbs gear,
        > > > for a total starting pack weight of 17 lbs. I
        > > > climbed 5 peaks along the
        > > > way, and hiked from 12 to 14 hours per day. I
        > had a
        > > > beautiful journey,
        > > > and saw 2 bears, lots of deer, one spotted fawn,
        > > > rabbits, ptarmigans,
        > > > grouse, mice, pika, marmots, and lots of
        > flowers,
        > > > and pristine meadows
        > > > and lakes on the x-country route. I finished the
        > > > route last Thrusday,
        > > > July 19 at 9pm in Twin Lakes above Bridgeport,
        > CA.
        > > > This was an experiment in minimalism while
        > > > maximizing on the energy of
        > > > raw vegan foods. No bear canister, no tent, no
        > > > stove, no water filter,
        > > > no soap, no mosquito repellant, no problems !!!
        > > >
        > > > peace&love,
        > > >
        > > > Adrian Stingaciu
        > > >
        > > >
        > >
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