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    Author(s): Edward L. Spencer; Herbert E. Echelberger; Raymond E. Leonard; Craig Evans
    Date: 1980
    Source: In: LaPage, Wilbur F., ed. Proceedings 1980 National Outdoor Recreation Trends Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-57. Vols. I and II. Broomall, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experimental Station: 195-198.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Pedestrian movement in backcountry settings has increased dramatically in the past 20 years. But the rate of increase seems to be levelling. Some indicators of this trend include the publishing business, the number of equipment manufacturers and outlets, the number of backcountry outfitters, and consultation with entrepreneurs

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    Spencer, Edward L.; Echelberger, Herbert E.; Leonard, Raymond E.; Evans, Craig. 1980. Trends in hiking and backcountry use. In: LaPage, Wilbur F., ed. Proceedings 1980 National Outdoor Recreation Trends Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-57. Vols. I and II. Broomall, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experimental Station: 195-198.

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