Aggregation of material regarding the construction and preservation of the Earl Shaffer Shelter, Peters Mountain, PA.

Poem by Earl V. Shaffer

This poem was read by Dave Donaldson, Earl's 1998 hiking partner, at the Earl Shaffer Shelter ceremony.


 

Trail Builders

Building the trail we work all day
Out on the mountain far away
Up where the stars and clouds are near
And city tensions disappear
Building the trail we live again
Almost as free as frontier men
Out on the trail we live supreme
In deep fulfillment of a dream




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