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By Nathan D. Strange

The most attractive footpaths within the kingdom, the Knobstone path deals a spectacularly rugged, 58-mile trek via 40,000 acres of forested land in southern Indiana. A complete consultant to this scenic footpath, A advisor to the Knobstone path presents readers with all they should recognize to make the simplest of mountain climbing this difficult path. Charts point out camping out and water destinations, whereas up to date maps offer topographical details, elevations, and the place horse trails intersect mountain climbing trails. First-person debts, journey diaries, neighborhood lore approximately bushes, wildflowers, and animal existence, plus the newest GPS details and elevation info are integrated. good illustrated with greater than 60 photos and 19 maps, this simply transportable consultant is a necessary backpacker's device for a secure and noteworthy event. (2011)

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Joe Payne enjoyed working with Clark State Forest property manager Walt Zak. They cooperated and together were able to minimize management conflicts. Materials were often provided by the state forest for the construction of signs and posts from a sawmill located on the forest property. indb 18 11/5/10 10:25 AM Volunteer group—October 1983. Courtesy of Indiana Department of Natural Resources Payne and his crew were a bit crazy. He could not quite understand the thrill and fun connected with the rigors of trail layout and construction and the recreational activity of long-distance backcountry hiking and camping.

After graduation, John was in and out of Purdue University and working a variety of jobs. ╇ Courtesy of Jerry Oxley photographic darkroom technician. However, his favorite job was working as a hired hand on a farm, growing corn in the summer and tending feeder hogs and cattle in the winter. With direction from a wise circuit court judge and help from an excellent university guidance counselor, he entered Purdue’s School of Technology and majored in industrial distribution. Excelling in everything he set his mind to, John made the dean’s list several times and graduated in 1997 with honors.

Because of their connection to the past these trees should be documented and studied while they remain alive. indb 29 11/5/10 10:26 AM Hi s t o r y a n d Pe r s p e c t i v e s Native American “sign tree” located just shortly past Deam Lake Trailhead. indb 30 11/5/10 10:26 AM E l e m e n t s of t h e K n o b s t on e Native American “sign tree” located near Mile Marker 21. The cultures that perfected this form of communication have either died as well or lost any reason for continuing the practice.

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