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Liselotte Kimball Sep 18, 2014 at 03:30 PM

Liselotte Kimball Sep 18, 2014 at 03:31 PM

Barbara Mollere Sep 18, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Planning on doing some of the suggested reading in October. Does anyone have a recommendation for a "don't miss this book" selection?
Liselotte Kimball Sep 18, 2014 at 03:30 PM

exploring Death Valley by Ruth Kirk and Death Valley National Park by James W Cornett are two suggestions. I will be there

Liselotte Kimball Aug 09, 2014 at 02:45 PM

I am looking forward to walking/hiking without rain and without getting wet ! I signed up for a single twin and hope to meet my roommate,.

Martha Dick Jan 27, 2013 at 04:21 PM

I'm an experienced hiker but I am slow. I've always makde it to the destination although I sometimes wam close to the end of the line. Come along and I expect we'll meet at the middle/end of the line

Ingerid Refour Dec 17, 2012 at 02:28 PM

I am not clear on the amount of hiking involved and how much elevation change for each hike. One of the comments said that you needed to be a very fast hiker. Just what kind of hiking and walking is involved with this progra. It sounds like something we want to do but I need more information please.
Harry Jones Dec 29, 2012 at 04:51 PM

You do not need to be a very fast hiker on a RS hiking trip. Do not let the fast walkers bully you into going faster than you wish to go. As long as you finish the trail in a reasonable time, all will be fine. If necessary, your guides will have a fast group and a slower group. As outlined, this trip has some advanced terrain, but you do not have to do it at an advanced pace.
Liselotte Kimball Sep 18, 2014 at 03:31 PM

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