Colin Fletcher...1922-2007
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Brian Frankle
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Colin Fletcher...1922-2007 on 06/23/2007 18:51:50 MDT Print View

Colin Fletcher, author of a few good books (The Complete Walker, etc) and often credited with getting folks interested in backpacking and the natural world in general died today. He was 85.

If you've never heard of him, check him out. A wealth of good reading and interesting life story.

John S.
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Re: Colin Fletcher...1922-2007 on 06/24/2007 00:52:27 MDT Print View

Actually, almost two weeks ago.

http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/8194/index.html

Brian Frankle
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RE: Colin Fletcher on 06/24/2007 08:47:25 MDT Print View

John-

Thanks! So much for NPR being current news eh?! Thanks for the thread link. I gotta get outta my garage more often.

Brian