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Re: [at-l] Military on the AT?



What do you mean by 'take over one of the shelters?'  Were they using it for
more than a quick break?  I've got tremendous respect for the Marines, but I
don't think they should be using the shelters for bivouacs or training.

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>A couple of my friends and I ran into a hundred or so Marines in the Smoky
>mountains. They got dropped off at Fontana dam in buses.  They were hanging
>around in a big mob, at the foot of the trail on the north side of the dam.
>They were leaving in small bunches of fifteen or twenty headed up the AT. 
>They said it was part of their basic training and were carrying sixty five
>pound packs. I heard from another hiker that a group of Marines took over one
>of the shelters. I remember one of the Marines did something to his leg, and
>had to be helped by another marine back to Fontana Dam.
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>                                         Don
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