Quote Originally Posted by ChrisB View Post
“Trail running is the same as mountain climbing,” said Chinese mountaineer Luo Jing, who survived the race. “You have to make plans for the worst case every time, and don’t pin your hopes on others.”
Green square for her!

I approach every day hike, backpacking trip, and bushwhack with exactly this approach. It limits my speed and daily distances. It is a trade-off I easily accept because I have a low tolerance for risk.