[pct-l] pct-l Digest, Vol 43, Issue 15

Tortoise Tortoise73 at charter.net
Tue May 15 17:48:51 CDT 2007

Switchback, the youngster

Reminds me of a hat I was an oldster reading:
It is better to be over the hill than under it.

Keep on hiking!


<> He who finishes last, wins! <>

I switched to Mac OSX rather than fight Windows
Using Mozilla Thunderbird 

Hiker97 at aol.com wrote:
> Ground Pounder writes: Hey Switchback, did you check out the year at  the end 
> of this letter? It says Grama Gatewood did the AT in 1955?  What  was the 
> answer you got at the KO? I believe it was wrong if this is  right.
> ---------------------------------
> The question at the Kickoff seminar  for the pink flamingo shelter stakes was 
> how old was Grandma Gatewood when she  began her hiking career.  It was 67.
> The reason I like this fact so much  is that I will be 66 when I do my PCT 
> thru hike in 2013.  This give me some  hope.
> I got my information from the book, We're in the Mountains, Not Over the  
> Hill by Susan Alcorn.  This is a good book and I enjoyed reading it down at  the 
> Kickoff.

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