[quote]Originally posted by Josey Wales:
<strong>Definately take a camera! And post back here with pics/details of your hike!
I would love to hear about it.
And, I would suggest probably some personal protection...no groverat, not that
kind of protection! I'm talking about a weapon if that's possible...due to the various creatures that could harm you, man included, unfortunately.</strong><hr></blockquote>
Man is by far the most dangerous thing out on the AT. I haven't lived in Virginia for a while so I don't know if there's been anything recent. I knew a hillbilly type who didn't like people walking on "his mountain". His pals used to take pot shots at the hikers. Sure no one got hurt but ....