16715Re: [Hammock Camping] dayhike Sunday
- Jan 19, 2007No quitting at night or in the rain... Excellent points because both,
either separately or together, can be real downers.
Maybe long-distance hikers should take a look at the literature on
culture shock... Spending a night or two in town can give you a small
holiday back into your original culture: hot baths, clean clothes,
aircon, and long phone calls to loved ones.
> --- In email@example.com, Cara Lin Bridgman <caralinb@...>
>> So, what are the rules?
> They come from Risk's book, "A Wildly Succesful 200-Mile Hike."
> Two of the biggies are:
> -I cannot decide to quit at night or while it is raining.
> -I cannot decide to quit without spending two days in the nearest Trail
> town. (I didn't spend two days in town, but usually just one night,
> and then deferred leaving the Trail for a couple of days, which I spent
> hiking a bit further. And, as I said, eventually I reached Springer.)
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