[at-l] places to check the weather

hiker 317 hiker317 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 09:56:55 CST 2010

I walked into a shelter in VT, right at first-dark, pouring rain, and 3
other guys were huddled around one of those little radios that only weekend
hikers carried, static flowing like rocks in a tumble of rushing words,
Hurricane! coming they said...Hey Agnes! That was the first of four, and i
danced under the oaks as the trampolines flew with Katrina, and my umbrella

On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 9:14 AM, Felix J <AThiker at smithville.net> wrote:

> nightwalker.at at gmail.com wrote:
> > Also, do you have a waterproof weather radio? If not, hie thee to a Radio
> Shack! I start and end every day with a loop or two from NOAA radio. Mine is
> electronic and finds the strongest (nearest) signal.
> >
> > Please, please please do not consider this to be opional gear!
> Do you mean to not consider it to be optional gear on a hike?? Or, just
> around the house?  I personally would never carry a weather radio unless
> I was paid to do so.  Now, I carry a device that has a radio built in
> (iRiver) so I can listen to the weather if I want. But, a
> weather-specific radio? No way.
> --
> Felix J. McGillicuddy
> ME-->GA '98
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