[Cdt-l] Big Sandy Lodge
Jim and_or Ginny Owen
spiriteagle99 at hotmail.com
Wed Apr 29 19:00:08 CDT 2009
I tried calling Tim yesterday, but got his answering sevice. No return call yet.
No surprise about the answer - he's been hassled for the last five years or more
by hikers who seem to think they're something special and have forgotten the
meaning of the words courtesy and respect.
We used Big Sandy for both of our thrus. Now we won't have that option for the next
one. In '99 he was enthusiastic and cooperative. By 2006, he'd been burned too many
times by hikers who demanded maximum service for minimum (zero???) cost. And now
some a$$---e has given him good reason to cut off service.
Sorry, gang - but I'm on his side. He doesn't get paid enough to put up with the crap
that some (although not all ) hikers give him.
So - who's gonna be the one to screw up the deal at Benchmark?
> Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 14:38:23 -0700
> From: darkbodhi at yahoo.com
> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: [Cdt-l] Big Sandy Lodge
> Just an FYI on Big Sandy Lodge, I e-mailed Tim at BSL regarding whether they still accept packages for thru-hikers, and this is the response he e-mailed to me:
> "Hi, Due to a break-in of my cabin for a hiker to get his package last season,we won't be doing this service any longer, it will be removed from the website. Tim"
> So it doesn't look good folks :-(
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