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  1. The NPS, not the ATC, will provide the shuttle.

    The NPS, not the ATC, will provide the shuttle.
  2. Since the NPS will provide a shuttle until the...

    Since the NPS will provide a shuttle until the bridge is rebuilt, the shuttle temporarily becomes an official part of the trail, analogous to the canoe ferry at the Kennebec River.
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    When you call 911 your smartphone doesn’t...

    When you call 911 your smartphone doesn’t transmit the GPS location, because of outdated technology. The 911 center has to work with the phone company to ping the phone, and get a location, which may...
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    Video of press conference after the hiker was...

    Video of press conference after the hiker was found.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ot68TeCgeY

    At present they are not releasing info on what gear was found a few days ago, or what gear he had...
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    Still searching on day 4. ...

    Still searching on day 4.

    https://www.dawsonnews.com/local/search-missing-hiker-resumes/
  6. There is another, longer, thread on this subject....

    There is another, longer, thread on this subject.

    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/136093-Missing-Thru-Hiker
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    4:00 PM EST update on search: ...

    4:00 PM EST update on search:

    https://www.11alive.com/video/news/local/authorities-give-update-in-case-of-missing-hiker-in-dawson-county/85-6bcca7ba-b1f6-4311-af2c-3564b6c8fea8
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    It’s a 5 mile hike from the parking area to the...

    It’s a 5 mile hike from the parking area to the Len Foote Hike Inn. The Inn trail diverges from the AT approach trail at 0.3 miles.

    Link to map:...
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    Latest info: ...

    Latest info:

    https://www.dawsonnews.com/local/search-continues-missing-appalachian-trail-hiker/
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    A stroke could cause confusion.

    A stroke could cause confusion.
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    https://www.dawsonnews.com/local/dawson-county-aut...

    https://www.dawsonnews.com/local/dawson-county-authorities-searching-missing-hiker/
  12. The video was shot 1/23/20. On the NPS website is...

    The video was shot 1/23/20. On the NPS website is a 1/17/20 update on the bridge.

    “Update as of January 17, 2020

    The National Park Service (NPS) is working with CSX to determine the steps...
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    I may be wrong, but I donít think the A-10 has...

    I may be wrong, but I donít think the A-10 has terrain following radar. I believe they use the Mark-1 eyeball.
  14. Looking at schedules it appears to only run on...

    Looking at schedules it appears to only run on weekdays, and only in the morning for northbound. $7.
  15. I suspect some of the comments were made just to...

    I suspect some of the comments were made just to stir things up.
  16. Since a shuttle at HF is unacceptable to you, I...

    Since a shuttle at HF is unacceptable to you, I assume you won’t start a thru hike until the bridge is rebuilt. I hope you don’t have to wait another 15 years until everything is perfect for your...
  17. Since a shuttle at HF is unacceptable to you, I...

    Since a shuttle at HF is unacceptable to you, I assume you won’t start a thru hike until the bridge is rebuilt. I hope you don’t have to wait another 15 years until everything is perfect for your...
  18. Then don’t go, or you could carry a piece of...

    Then don’t go, or you could carry a piece of white tape and put in on the shuttle at HF, then it is no different than riding the canoe across the Kennebec river crossing.
  19. You can always take a shuttle, as recommended the...

    You can always take a shuttle, as recommended the ATC, until the bridge is rebuilt. The ATC, and NPS, have limited budgets. Itís quite possible that the RR, or their insurance, will pay to rebuild...
  20. Or, as suggested by the ATC, use a shuttle....

    Or, as suggested by the ATC, use a shuttle. Eventually the ATC will implement something else, either a rebuilt footbridge, or a reroute. Itíll happen when it happens. Thereís no point to fretting...
  21. Don’t you have to walk a pretty good ways on 340,...

    Don’t you have to walk a pretty good ways on 340, with narrow shoulders, to get from the trail to the bridge?
  22. 48”x10” map...

    48”x10” map
    https://www.amazon.com/Appalachian-Trail-Narrow-Maine-Georgia/dp/0783422504/ref=sr_1_fkmr3_2?keywords=NPS+map+of+Appalachian+trail&qid=1579454052&sr=8-2-fkmr3

    48”x18” map...
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    Most people see cultural change on a narrower...

    Most people see cultural change on a narrower scale as they get older. The past is perceived as better than the present.
  24. To find someone not worried about miles, it might...

    To find someone not worried about miles, it might help if they knew how many miles per day is normal for you.
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    Is there a table listing the number of 2000...

    Is there a table listing the number of 2000 milers by year somewhere?
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