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[at-l] Re: Trail Challenge vs Challenge of the Trail
- Subject: [at-l] Re: Trail Challenge vs Challenge of the Trail
- From: <dan%40watson%2Eibm%2Ecom> (Walt Daniels)
- Date: 15 Sep 1997 23:17:32 EDT
>I do find it interesting how the trail has been lengthened to remove a
>straight up and down section and replace it with a graded trail.
I can't speak for all such "lengthening" but I know many of them are
done for erosion control, not hiker ease. It is virtually impossible
to control erosion on steep fall line trails. They soon become nasty
and ugly washed out messes.
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