Lori, you, as well as the others, have hit it spot on. I had no idea what I was getting into. Thank you all for your timely and in depth responses. It was just what I was looking for. High altitude packing and mountaineering is a skill that I hope to acquire, but I DEFINITELY am not ready for any type of trip right now. So, we can solidly say that the JMT is out.
Does anyone else have recommendations for another trail that I could hike look at? Would love for it to be a consecutive month, but I will certainly field other options. Perhaps the AT would be a better option since I am located in Georgia?Thanks!
All the best,
P.S. hey, Pika! Just cause I'm not going on the JMT now doesn't mean I'm a sissy, does it?! Haha!
Edited by MPCWatkins (11/08/11 08:12 PM)
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