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[ft-l] The Big 360 Hike - Final Update



Those boardwalks are wet most of the time and in the shade, so the upper
surfaces do get slippery.  Seminole Ranger District is aware of the problem
and is searching for an "environmentally safe" solution.  According to Bill
Taylor, Section Leader, handrails are scheduled for this years maintenance.
Cricket

> hiking.  What was surprising though was how treacherous the boardwalks
were.
> Some kind of green algae or moss covered the wet shady parts and made them
> slick as ice.  Not bad when the treadway was level, but very dangerous
where
> the boardwalk tilts to one side.  A handrail might be advisable to help
the
> hiker prevent a nasty fall.