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Re: at extensions
On Sun, 25 Feb 1996, Anna Brown wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Feb 1996, Jim Bruton wrote:
> > There may be reasons for not lengthening the trail, but whether that
> > makes a thru hike harder shouldn't be one of them!
> I beleive that substantialy lengthening the trail may make it
> intimidating to those considering hiking the length in it's entiretiy <s?>.
> I agree that nothing in life is safe from changes of some sort, and the
> AT should reflect that. The length the AT is now is a challenge, but one
> most who want to thru-hike can meet.
> Walkabout GE-->ME '94--> ?
> ps i don't think my argument should be any Reason That AT Should Not Be
> Lengthened, but it is merely my personal emotional opinion, and somthing
OK, as I read you, you're saying you wouldn't like the trail lengthened
because it makes it hard to thru hike, but you wouldn't hold this up as a
reason to argue against lengthening the trail.
I'm willing to let this thread die a natural death if you are! :)
FWIW, nature is finally giving us a good, honest snow storm out here in
the Four Corners area! It's spirit-lifting to watch.
Peace & May You Never Stumble on the Roots,