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

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  • rob smith
    Excellent! Thanks for sharing. Congratulations again. Robert ... http://new.photos.yahoo.com/astingaciu/album/576460762405066592 ...
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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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