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Sory about this email. The first two paragraphs are from Rick Ann and the
rest is from me. I redirected instead of replied and it left off the
greater than marks.
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>In my mind, a viable option to a conventional hike is a 'road' hike.  Park
>at road crossings, hike out and back, then sleep in your vehicle.  Yo-Yo-ing
>(out and back) is not as boring or redundant as it may sound.  The trail
>generally reveals itself differently each direction.
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>This 'long distance day hiking' concept may be best for people that are
>segment hiking, or people that feel they could not finish a conventional hike.
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>We did  a lot of key exchange hikes last summer on the AT on Skyline Drive.
>It was refreshing to have a nice hike on the AT and yet not worry about
>shuttles or heavy packs etc. It was amazing that we saw very few people in
>August. I know the thruhikers were gone but it was surprising that others
>don't take advantage of the beautiful trail in that area.
>
>I did get to see a bear on part of the trail. I heard a noise down over the
>hill from the trail and looked over but didn't see anything right away. As I
>continued I rounded a bend and could look back up on the hillside to where I
>had been. There snuffling along was a young black bear. He didn't see me for
>awhile but finally did and took off. I would rather see a bear than a snake.
>
>
>Deb
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Deborah S. Grove, Ph.D.
Manager, Nucleic Acid Facility
210 Wartik Laboratory
Pennsylvania State University
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Tel: (814)865-3332

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