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Re: [at-l] Computers on the Trail, yea or nay?
Jack Tarlin wrote:
> ... So here's my questions to you guys:
> 1)Do you feel comfortable with hikers who are packing computers?
> 2)Do you feel computers and other hi-tech links to the outside world are
> intrusive, harmful to ones' "wilderness" experience, and are out-of-place on
> the A.T.?
INTRUSIVE! HARMFUL! OUT-OF-PLACE!
(sorry for the shouting, but I feel strongly about this)
> 3)Do you feel that if used discreetly and privately that it's OK to
> carry and use a computer?
Maybe. Probably. Hike your own hike. If you want to use a computer, it's your
business - just please don't make it mine.
> 4)How do feel the majority of the A.T. community feels about this?
I speak for me. But I think most hikers would agree.
> 5)Do you not really care one way or the other?
I VERY MUCH CARE (shouting again. Excuse me.)
- Gary from Fairfax
Gary Ticknor, Fairfax VA
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