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This is not UL related so I wasn't sure if I should post here or in Chaff ... so I flipped a coin.Long long ago on an internet far far away ... there was a UseNet NewsGroup called rec.backcountry. During the summer of 1993 its readers were treated to a serial account of an AT thru hike by a hiker named Gerry Gladu, trailname moonshot.Moonshot wrote postcards every day or so and mailed them to a friend who posted them to rec.backcountry one at a time. It was almost like getting the postcards myself ... and helped keep the spark of interest in backcountry travel alive in my heart.I recently found those postings on a website MoonShot's AT Hike
Edited by jcolten on 05/27/2009 08:44:23 MDT.
rec.backcountry - when trail journals were actually written in a journal!
Totally cool..in '93, I was just finishing grade 9 and wondering when I would become an astronaut.Wish they had scanned the postcards - did they have scanners back then?Thanks for the link. :)
Wish they had scanned the postcards - did they have scanners back then?LOL .... they sure did, $$$$$$ though.
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