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Re: [at-l] Technology on the Trail

> So how do we deal with this technology? Do we act like  the little Dutch
> Boy?  Placing fingers in dikes, hoping to keep the inevitable flood at
> bay for a just a little bit longer? Do we accept it, facing the fact that
> the AT (and by defintion- other experiences) will be a different
> environment from what we all know?

We have to remember that there was a time when people thought that Gore-Tex
shouldn't be on the trail, either.... or cooking food over little stoves and
not campfires.  But, times have changed, and we have grown to accept that.


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