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Re: [at-l] Re: Groups on the AT

On Thu, 26 Jun 1997, Robert Shroy wrote:

|Rich asked: 
|> I'm an experienced backpacker but new to the South East and am looking =
|> for some advice.  I'm planning a trip to cover 50 miles of the AT next =
|> June with our BSA Troop.  I'm looking for any advice on the logistics =
|> side of things.  We have a solid support group that will be droping us =

|Robert said...
|A number of the local maintaining groups prefer that large groups not 
|hike on the AT.  

Large groups of what? That pack of thru-hikers moving through GA in March
is certainly a large group. I think this is an educational, awareness
and common sense issue. Certainly a good opportunity to develop low impact 
skills. My .02 ...
    milt webb - iq software corporation - 3295 river exchange drive
     norcross, georgia usa 30092 - 770/446-8880x245 - www.iqsc.com

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