Re: How do trail names work?
- That is how they work, but it isn't the fun part. Getting one is the
fun part. Usually you do something totally stupid and get stuck with
it the rest of your life.
Mine is a hold over from when I was younger and spent all my time at
the river, therefore I am River Rat, Rat for short. However, I have a
friend whose nick name is Treeface, and no, it isn't because he looks
like a tree. :) Some people have all the fun...
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> --- In email@example.com, "sebastiantoney" <funbun2@>
> > In the bicycle touring world we don't have nicknames for ppl. So
> > is the purpose of a trail name in the hiking universe?with
> How many John's and Dave's hike each year? But if you're "Dances
> Kinniknick" people will be able to differentiate you from the otherto
> folks with your name. Plus some people just like it to add color
> their lives.Just
> So there really isn't a "purpose" besides what any nickname has.
> something people do.