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Mr Bill

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Posted - 04/17/2011 :  05:20:09 AM  Show Profile  Visit Mr Bill's Homepage  Reply with Quote
A 5.4 mile section section of the Appalachian Trail from Neel's Gap over to Jarrard Gap near Lake Winfield Scott and Suches has been closed to camping until further notice because of a bear problem. The closing of the section

It's still open for day hikes though.

More info:
Article about it: http://www.accessnorthga.com/detail.php?n=237993
Map showing area closed for camping: http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5292809.pdf


swissroger

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Posted - 05/05/2011 :  1:55:37 PM  Show Profile  Visit swissroger's Homepage  Reply with Quote
an bear problem or an problem bear?

i hardly suggest dont bring food from helen there, the bear will sure enjoy that.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSbteUHn2Vo&feature=related

Wise men learn through the mistakes of others, Smart men learn through their own mistakes, and monkeys learn through repetition.
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