Jim and_or Ginny Owen
spiriteagle99 at hotmail.com
Sun Jan 15 23:09:04 CST 2012
Jim Wolf and CDTS are still out there, still working for and caring about the CDT. Like me, he's no spring chicken, but he's still passionate about the Trail. Jim
> From: tomteresa89 at gmail.com
> To: lwgear at juno.com; cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2012 14:59:23 -0800
> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] CDTA
> What about the CDTS?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "lynne whelden" <lwgear at juno.com>
> To: <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
> Sent: Saturday, January 14, 2012 5:44 AM
> Subject: [Cdt-l] CDTA
> > The CDTA's closing its doors sent a shock wave through the hiking
> > community. Just when it seemed like there was some momentum building, what
> > with the new data books and the well-organized summer work trips and the
> > ever-increasing volumes of hikers each summer. It personally affected me
> > because I had just released my "Overexposed" CDT documentary and was
> > hoping the CDTA would add it to their store. I was hoping the video would
> > inspire and educate and mobilize.
> > So now what? Will government agencies keep building trail only to have it
> > lie fallow from then on (as is already the case in places)? Will someone
> > step forward with a new vision for how to organize and marshall the forces
> > of long-distance/long-time hikers who by their very nature are fiercely
> > independent and are suspicious from anything smacking of boards and rules,
> > business-mindedness and corporate donations?
> > Will the CDT(_) always be a 3rd cousin to the grand ATC and the PCTA? Will
> > the trail ultimately become a fuzzy corridor concept that never quite made
> > it off the ground due to lack of funds and clubs?
> > lynne whelden
> > lwgear.com
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