From:
Dustin Sallings <dustin+yahoo@spy.net>
Sent: 1/4/2002 11:51:35 PM
To:
gpsstash@yahoogroups.com
Cc:
Bcc:
Subject:

Re: [gpsstash] RE: Garmin Rocks


Around 21:50 on Jan 4, 2002, Arthur Abbott said:

# So.... can I upgrade my little etrex? It is the smallest one at $119.95 if
# I remember right.
# I'll take an answer from anyone thank you very much.

http://www.garmin.com/outdoor/geocaching/

It doesn't look like it, but there's the link in case you want to
read it more thoroughly than I did.

# I've been a subscriber for some time now..... just watching........
#
# So I drove to AZ over the holidays and on the way
# back........... a mountain called me and so I answered that call. Driving
# as close as possible down some rutted road and finding a nice spot to leave
# my ride....
#
# [waypoint 001 ELEV: 4666ft 12 S 0243993 - UTM 3892965]
#
# I shouldered a pack and left a note on the dash. Back at dusk. It
# required four and a half hours of bushwhacking, as in no trail, to travel
# the five to seven miles while gaining four thousand feet in elevation to
# reach the summit, which was a large jutting rock that had to be climbed.
# There was also about 8 to 10 inches of snow helping to protect the
# approach. It was an awesome view!!!!!
#
# [waypoint 002 ELEV: 7973ft 12 S 0238677 - UTM 3889651]
#
# I tried to phone a friend with a cell and a sat phone. Could not
# get out with either. Kinda made me mad. All that tech hauled up there and
# no go dude! So I did what I could which included in part, placing my
# initials on the back of a silver Hopi pendant, crafted by Steven Socryma,
# circa 2000, and putting a chip of granite in the pendant box, all for my
# new girlfriend. ;-D
#
# But the hour was now late and so after spending only twenty
# minutes at the top I began the race with darkness. Having a different
# perspective now from the top helped with choosing a different route for the
# return. I lost the race but enjoyed the full moon's light through the thin
# cloud cover.
# The light feature on my etrex worked perfectly and allowed me to
# navigate right back to my ride in the dark. Just over two hours later with
# a few tears in clothing, a nice row of cactus thorns in the left knee, not
# one, not two, but three major impacts on or about the left knee and feeling
# sore as hell!!!!!! I made it back to the truck and drove on home.
# Now I figure...... not bad for a 46 year old!
# Art
#
# [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
#
#
#
# The gpsstash page
# http://www.geocaching.com
# The GPS Stash Hunt page.
# http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/gps.html
#
# GeoCache HQ
# http://www.braveheart.com.au
# GPS Stash Hunt FAQ :
# http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/stashfaq.txt
# To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
# gpsstash-unsubscribe@egroups.com
#
#
#
# Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
#
#
#

--
SPY My girlfriend asked me which one I like better.
pub 1024/3CAE01D5 1994/11/03 Dustin Sallings
| Key fingerprint = 87 02 57 08 02 D0 DA D6 C8 0F 3E 65 51 98 D8 BE
L_______________________ I hope the answer won't upset her. ____________