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[ft-l] Hiking proposed trail in Ocala (long)
as a member of the four-man crew who flagged that new trail, let me add,
that if you think it is hard to walk now...you should have been there when we
marked it! national scenic trail it might one day be, but it started out,
'real florida'. that includes thorn thickets and oak scrub walls so thick we
used dick's chain saw on a pole to cut a corridor through. poison ivy so big
the other crew members, (not from around here), thought it must have been
some kind of tree. ha! mosquitoes so thick i'm still coughing them up. we
used so much chigger/tick repellant that i haven't been bothered by them
since. that was in april & may. and guess what? I LOVED IT!
btw: we noticed that much of our flagging had been taken down before we ever
completed our work. that will always be a problem.