[at-l] at-l Digest, Vol 66, Issue 1

JPL jplynch at crosslink.net
Fri Feb 1 13:09:49 CST 2013

Maybe.  But things do meld, morph and change.  I rarely log into Whiteblaze.  To me its sort of awkward.  And aren’t there several FB AT sites?  Is there one that most folks use on a regular basis?  

From: Ken Bennett 
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2013 1:55 PM
To: William Swift 
Cc: at-l at backcountry.net 
Subject: Re: [at-l] at-l Digest, Vol 66, Issue 1

I read it! <g>

This list was the only online presence for AT hikers in, say, the mid-90s. So it was very active then. It's not as active now, and I suppose most of the remaining folks have been here a while. So there is not much in the way of "actual content" if you define that as questions and answers about hiking the trail, what gear to carry, that sort of thing. I suppose it's all migrated to Whiteblaze and then to Facebook, alas. 

Depending on what you are looking for, you can either ask here -- there is still an amazing wealth of AT-related knowledge among the listers -- or go over to Whiteblaze and brave the trolls. (Not entirely true, there is some good info there, too.)

I suppose "why" I read this list is mostly inertia and good memories, truth be told. 

Happy trails,

Ken Bennett
"Big Cranky"
North Carolina

On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 1:38 PM, William Swift <wswift9999 at yahoo.com> wrote:

  Who reads this list? and why? Is this an old trail buddies social chat site? I am new to this and I want to know if I should stay signed up or not.


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