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Re: [nct-l] First law of hiking

The web site www.northcountrytrail.org is kept fairly current, at least as
much as the web site master is able to.  If anyone out there has
programming experience, I'm sure the help would be appreciated.  You can
email nctassoc@aol.com

On Thu, 11 Nov 1999, Duane McDougall wrote:

> Ryan, since I posted this message I have found the web page for the NTC. 
> That has answered a lot of my questions. But now I have another question: Is 
> the web page kept current? It seems to be a good site just wondering if the 
> info is up to date. I probably will join the NTC this weekend when we go to 
> the gathering of the greatlakes hikers at the old school house in White 
> Cloud. Not sure the chapter though, does it make a difference? I live on the 
> other side of Mi so I probably won't be able to make a lot of meetings, but 
> I would like to support hiking in my home state...Duane
> >From: ryan patrick bowles <rpbowles@midway.uchicago.edu>
> >To: Duane McDougall <dumcd@hotmail.com>
> >CC: nct-l@backcountry.net
> >Subject: Re: [nct-l] First law of hiking
> >Date: Thu, 11 Nov 1999 13:34:18 -0600 (CST)
> >
> >Welcome, and thanks for your input.  The North Country Trail has a little
> >less than 2000 miles certified, i.e. marked, off-road, closed to vehicles,
> >and paperwork completed, with a good bit more marked but not certified,
> >usually because it is routed along roads.
> >
> >Much of the northern half of the lower peninsula and most of the upper
> >peninsula is completed and certified.  The upper peninsula does have a
> >reputation for low quality of maintenance, but at last report, it has
> >pretty much all been taken care of.  There is also a new local chapter of
> >the NCTA in the western part of the UP, the Peter Wolfe Chapter, that
> >seems to be doing some great work.
> >				Ryan
> >
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