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[ft-l] maps and guidebook

I'd like to second SolarBear's note about contacting the section leaders
when you plan your FT through hike.  You should get a list of their names
and addresses from the FTA office and feel free to write them  They'll
know best current trail info and closings due to hunting season, etc,
also alternate routes since they live in the area.  Sometimes they'll
meet and hike with you (maybe even bring water) if you like.  

Nancy G

On Thu, 16 Aug 2001 14:45:09 EDT TOKTAADN@aol.com writes:
> In a message dated 8/16/2001 11:22:49 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
> butterfreefl@yahoo.com writes:
> > I'm a
> >  little stymied right now since all of the information
> >  I need is being updated, and thus unavailable.
> I suggest getting all your maps and guidebooks now.  Yes, they are 
> out of 
> date, but . . .
> I've been a member of FTA since 1995 and the maps have ALWAYS been 
> out of 
> date since I've been a member.  And you know what?  People have 
> thruhiked 
> between 1995 and now.  They hiked with out of date maps, but got 
> current 
> trail info from the local section leaders.