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Re: [at-l] Danger

At 04:46 PM 8/12/1999 -0500, Allyson Natalie Straka wrote:
>Here is a quick question for you guys.  Do you think its too dangerous for
>a woman to hike the trail by herself?  My parents are starting to get on
>my case about hiking it next year by myself.  I would appreciate any
>opinions you all may have.  Thanks!

It depends on what you mean by dangerous, and what your parents fear. There 
is danger in all environments, including the AT. Have you hiked alone? Do 
you know how difficult it is to get "alone" during hiking season? How good 
are you at detecting and dealing with weird people?

Atlanta, GA
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