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It's a tough hike. Our daughter has done some of it.
It was on my "bucket list", but I said I needed to do it before age 70 (the first day climb going south is a tough one!). . . . then Covid came and in the meantime I just turned 71. In my many years of hiking, it has been THE most recommended hike that I have heard about; but unfortunately, it won't be happening in this lifetime!
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Did it many years ago. Hot and dry but not especially difficult. I was passed many times by foreign legion recruits from Camp Rafelli (spelling?) near Calvi working very hard indeed; I recall that every one greeted me on the way past.
I thought about it, when I was at the top of my form, decades ago -- when I realised I was hiking as well or better than the PCT veterans, had their respect, and realised I was capable of that too -- but truth is, I just don't like mountain hiking, and that's that. But I do enjoy watching videos of those who love it, thinking, eh, if not for personal taste ...

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