I want to say thanks to Greg and John for welcoming me to the site.
I've been backpacking the Smokies for more than 30 years now, and I'm not real happy with the way things are going on in the park.
I have come to this site as "other sites" are fully supportive of this egregious backpacker fee and our equally offensive Park Superintendant.
Of course I'm thoroughly disgusted with the new "backpacker fee" that will be upcoming. It's not just the money--though that is…Continue