[at-l] walking or hiking
s.landis at comcast.net
Fri Nov 3 11:34:20 CST 2006
Well then isn't it "backpacking" and not hiking: :?) It's all
walking. Walking is a subset of hiking which is a subset of
Jim Bullard wrote:
> When I walk I'm not usually carrying anything (except maybe a camera
> case and/or a walking stick) but when I hike I generally have a
> backpack with at least essentials of food, water and extra clothing in
> case of changes in weather. At least that's the distinction for me.
> Hiking necessarily involves walking but walking doesn't necessarily
> involve hiking.
> On 11/3/06, Lilla Thompson <lthompson at hollins.edu> wrote:
>> What's the difference? Is it time, distance, pace, purpose/objective,
>> terrain, path/surface, some combination of the above? Just curious as
>> to how others make the distinction...
> Jim Bullard
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