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Re: [pct-l] Re: 1977 pct guidebook updates

The PCT south terminus was kept at Campo at the Border Patrol's 
request,  so as not to create another easy border-crossing ingress. 
Even earlier, it was in the low valley about a mile east of the 
current terminus.

>An interesting feature of my '76 edition is that the "Proposed Permanent
>Trail" is shown with the "temporary" alignment.  At Campo the Proposed
>Permanent Trail is shown starting at the border several miles to the west
>and making its way to join the now permanent trail around Hauser Creek.
>Anyone know why the trail head was kept at Campo?  I speculate that it was
>for the convenience of transportation with the bus stop in Campo and maybe
>so the border patrol could easily monitor the activity with their office in

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