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Re: [at-l] 13 Day AT Hike



Only in Georgia will you find better accomodations in a hogpen than a pig sty!!

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On 9/13/00 at 11:03 AM John O wrote:

>At 10:41 AM 9/13/00 -0400, W F Thorneloe wrote:
>>Don't do it. Whitley Gap Shelter is a pig sty, 1.2 miles off the trail, no 
>>privy, and follows a horrible climb over a mountain specifically to get 
>>near the access trail for the shelter.
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>>I'd suggest one of 2 options - 1) Yellow blaze from Testnatee Gap to Hogpen 
>>Gap and use one of the campsites or walk another 4 miles to Low Gap Shelter
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>>or 2) Walk over the cursed mountain to see why Cowrock Mt got its name, and 
>>camp near Hogpen Gap or further. There is water at Hogpen Gap, and is 
>>probably the only water for a radius of 4 miles (unless we get a lot of
>rain).
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>>OrangeBug
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>>At 09:12 AM 9/13/2000, John O wrote:
>>>5. October 15
>>>Wood's Hole Gap to Whitley Gap Shelter: 10.3
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>OrangeBug,
>Thanks for your feedback.  We'll be revising our schedule as a result and
>probably staying near Hogpen Gap.
>John O  
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