The Shenandoah Project
"Let Us In"
December 1980--February 1981

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July 26, 2015

William

Enclosed are some of the documents about
the arrangements made to get HikaNation
through Virginia.

At first Shenandoah said "no way".
Someone had told the supervisor Mr. Jacobsen
that 2,000 people were on the way.


Got that cleared up and you may recall the
Park had a ranger available to issue permits
to all the HikaNation hikers.

Reese F. Lukei, Jr.
(Virginia HikaNation Coordinator)



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To: Reese F. Lukei, Jr.
(Virginia HikaNation Coordinator)
From: William E. Hutchinson
(PATC Coordinator)
Date: January 22, 1981
Re: Shenandoah "huts", campgrounds, permits
To: Edwin R. Page
(ATC HikaNation Coordinator)
From: Robert R. Jacobsen
(Shenandoah Nt'l Park Superintendent)
Date: January 23, 1981
Re: Additional Shenandoah Nt'l Park information
To: Robert R. Jacobsen
(Shenandoah Nt'l Park Superintendent)
From: Reese F. Lukei, Jr.
(Virginia HikaNation Coordinator)
Date: February 3, 1981
Re: Hikers reaching Park 1st or 2nd week of May




To: Virginia Park Managers (7)
From: Bob Proudman (NPS: AT Project Office)
Date: February 5, 1981
Re: Possible "strategic problems and unusual stresses for normal operations"



To: Bob Proudman
(NPS: AT Project Office)
From: Reese F. Lukei, Jr.
(Virginia HikaNation Coordinator)
Date: February 8, 1981
Re: "..hikers usually do not hike as one group."; group gatherings; number in group and daily mileage.
To: William E. Hutchinson
(PATC Coordinator)
From: Reese F. Lukei, Jr.
(Virginia HikaNation Coordinator)
Date: February 8, 1981
Re: "Full cooperation from Mr. Jacobsen (Shenandoah Nt'l Park Superintendent)"
To: Al Schneider
From: Reese F. Lukei, Jr.
(Virginia HikaNation Coordinator)
Date: February 8, 1981
Re: Allaying concerns about hiking on the Appalachian Trail



To: Various (12)
From: Bob Proudman
(NPS: AT Project Office)
Date: February 20, 1981
Re: Estimating the group's Virginia progress and planned events
To: Reese F. Lukei, Jr.
(Virginia HikaNation Coordinator)
From: Jim Kern
(The American Hiking Society)
Date: February 24, 1981
Re: William Hutchinson's concerns about the "HikaNation crowd"
Articles provided by Reese F. Lukei, Jr.
Virginia Coordinator for HikaNation.


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