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Swede

heres another question

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You and your friends decide to take a one day hike in the winter. By the time you get to your trail head its nine o clock. The temperature is around freezing and the trail is fairly clear of snow. Your hike goes smoothly till around two o clock when you decide to take a break and eat your lunch.

 

Why is this a bad idea?

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Swede, is this a trick question?

 

Are you half way out when you decide to take the break?

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Well, let me see if I can mess up big time here.

 

Scenario: I see the group at the trailhead at 9 a.m. and five hours later someone wants lunch at 2 p.m. 

              So far it is still daylight.  Even if taking only a few minutes to eat lunch at 2 p.m. and they are at the most distance they can go at a half way point in time, they still have to get back before dark if it is a day hike.  If they left from the break at 2 p.m. they would not get back until 7 p.m.  Most likely after dark.  That all depends on whether or not the break was at a point of going out on the trail and not coming back in.

 

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Well, let me see if I can mess up big time here.

 

Scenario: I see the group at the trailhead at 9 a.m. and five hours later someone wants lunch at 2 p.m. 

              So far it is still daylight.  Even if taking only a few minutes to eat lunch at 2 p.m. and they are at the most distance they can go at a half way point in time, they still have to get back before dark if it is a day hike.  If they left from the break at 2 p.m. they would not get back until 7 p.m.  Most likely after dark.  That all depends on whether or not the break was at a point of going out on the trail and not coming back in.

 

 

That is correct. Been there done that and Ill never do that again. I should have said they were going one way and not in a circle. They will most deffinately run out of day light. You guys are too tough.

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