[at-l] advice needed
plcmark at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 09:22:35 CDT 2011
It would help if you could describe the hiking & camping experience of
the group. Are they able to carry all their gear for at least 5 miles?
Do they understand that their water will be from a creek or a spring?
On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 9:00 AM, Mary Morgan Ryan
<marymorganryan at comcast.net> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am taking a group of Girl Scouts on a section hike next summer, 2012. The Girl Scouts are celebrating their 100th anniversary next year and a council in VA is promoting hiking the AT in honor of the occasion.
> We want to begin in Harpers Ferry, WV because we can take the train from Chicago right to the trail and there is a hostel to stay in before and after our trek.
> I purchased the official AT maps both going north and south from Harpers Ferry. I just joined this listserv to see if any of you could point me to sources of information that might help me plan this trip.
> I can tell that most posters are veterans and I am clearly not, so any advice is welcome!
> Mary Morgan Ryan
> Cadette Troop 42803
> Oak Park, IL
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