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Dear Forest Service...

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avatar Dear Forest Service...
May 24, 2008 03:02AM
Something to ponder while waiting for the new snow to melt along Tioga.
(I came across this list while performing some computer file maintenance this morning - unfortunately I do not recall the website from which I copied it. I'm sure that the NPS has their own compilation that they haven't gotten around to publishing because they are too busy rolling around on the ground in hysterical laughter.)

Dear Forest Service...

These are supposedly actual comments left on Forest Service registration sheets and comment cards by backpackers completing wilderness camping trips.
· "A small deer came into my camp and stole my bag of pickles. Is there a way I can get reimbursed? Please call."
· "Escalators would help on steep uphill sections."
· "Instead of a permit system or regulations, the Forest Service needs to reduce worldwide population growth to limit the number of visitors to wilderness."
· "Trails need to be wider so people can walk while holding hands."
· "Ban walking sticks in wilderness. Hikers that use walking sticks are more likely to chase animals."
· "All the mile markers are missing this year."
· "Found a smoldering cigarette left by a horse."
· "Trails need to be reconstructed. Please avoid building trails that go uphill."
· "Too many bugs and leeches and spiders and spider webs. Please spray the wilderness to rid the area of these pests."
· "Please pave the trails so they can be plowed of snow in the winter."
· "Chairlifts need to be in some places so that we can get to wonderful views without having to hike to them."
· "The coyotes made too much noise last night and kept me awake. Please eradicate these annoying animals."
· "Reflectors need to be placed on trees every 50 feet so people can hike at night with flashlights."
· "Need more signs to keep area pristine."
· "A McDonald's would be nice at the trailhead."
· "The places where trails do not exist are not well marked."
· "Too many rocks in the mountains."

Post Edited (05-24-08 03:13)

Voice of the Rocky Marmot Empire
avatar Re: Dear Forest Service...
May 24, 2008 09:00PM
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