ridecamp@endurance.net: [endurance] Riding Tevis Without a Crew

[endurance] Riding Tevis Without a Crew

Susan Flagg (bzdgulch@ecis.com)
Sat, 3 Aug 1996 13:19:14 -0700

Hi Kat--

>Is it possible to ride Tevis without a crew?

They used to have an award for this, the Pioneer Award I think it
was called. Don't know if they still do.

Possible...yes. Lots of water at the stops and I guess you could
care for your horse yourself if you have the stamina :smile: Don't recall
seeing any hay at Robinson Flat, but it must have been there since it was at
the other stops. Hay provided by ride mgmt. at Michigan Bluff, lots of
water, a hot dog/ hamburger stand to feed you (bring $$$, but not too
expensive :)), complete with ice cream bars if you were so inclined. We
were at Foresthill, must have been hay there, too, know there was water.
Lots of hay and water at the Upper Quarry spot along with food/drink for the

I think Judy Houle did it w/Shatir once and she was Top 10 fairly
consistently. Don't think she's on this list, though.


P.S. Doesn't appeal to me. Personally I'd rather have the moral support of
my crew <vbg>