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Re: [AT-L] Re: Hiking pole holes

On Sun, 15 Sep 1996 ILFltlndr@aol.com wrote:

> Okay.....I gotta say it. Quite often when I am hiking and staring down at the
> trail so I don't trip and break a leg, I see the holes from the hiking poles,
> etc. I find that they take away from my "experience" because I feel like
> someone just walked by there a few minutes ago.....bye, bye wilderness.  Ha!


What I notice isn't holes from hiking poles but rocks kicked up from an 
earlier hiker - or boot treads - and unfortunately, bits of trash (which 
I pick up). I guess if you look hard enough you'll find some trace of others.

			Milt Webb, IQ Software Corp.

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