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Re: Natural Bridge ATC

At 09:01 PM 4/15/96 -0500, you wrote:
>I am forwarding to the AT-L a response to Rhymworm@nando.net, who wrote about
>the Natural Bridge Appalachian Trail Club's section of the A.T. It is from
>Bill Foot, who is the Club's current President and a 1987 thru-hiker.
>Robin -
>Frank Logue was kind enough to forward your message to me regarding your
>recent trip through part of NBATC's section.  Thanks for the compliments on
>trail conditions.  We work hard at it, believe me.
>Regarding the register, the one you refer to was undoubtedly placed by B. A.
>Disciple, a Jehovah's Witness from nearby Bedford, VA.  He is definitely not
>a club member.  He has been a problem to us for the past several years.  We
>have even asked the Forest Service to send him a letter to knock it off but I
>do not know if that has occurred yet.  My wife and I maintain Thunder Hill
>Shelter and I have gotten him to reduce his activities there through messages
>in the register, although he still leaves tracts there sometimes.  I have yet
>to meet the individual, but cannot wait to do so.  Many others have voiced
>similar concerns and NBATC agrees, it is entirely inappropriate.  Thanks for
>your comments.
>Bill Foot, one of the Happy Feet

 Bill, I found all that JW stuff at both Bobblet's Gap and Wilson Creek
shelters on my section hike. It doesn't bother me though there was far too
many pieces of literature. Of course, it could be handy for starting a fire.