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[pct-l] Trail volunteers - Discontent
- Subject: [pct-l] Trail volunteers - Discontent
- From: email@example.com (Jon Lovejoy)
- Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2002 20:40:33 -0700
- References: <200208231702.g7NH2JL26345@mailman.hack.net>
>Sorry you feel so negative. As one of the many volunteers who tries to help maintain a 2650 mile trail, it is a pleasure to TRY and a sorrow knowing we'll never accomplish the total goal.
After seeing Jo Ann's comments above, I started thinking about trail
condition, water caches, etc. It reminds me that I sometimes take the
trail for granted. It's been set aside for hikers, and I feel it's my
right to have it when I want it, the way I want it. I am extremely
grateful to those who give up their weekends and vacation days, not to
go hiking, but to break a sweat so that we can hike without even
thinking about trail condition 90% of the time.
God bless 'em.