Just a thought
I did not hike but, I did volunteer all day Friday and Saturday and I have to agree with the comments so far "This was a GREAT event and it was well planned out". Thank You to the MWO staff, Hikers, volunteers and sponsors.
Having said that I agree with Kevin 100%. Volunteering all day Friday, attending the kick-off party at WDC, having to drive back to my campsite and knowing I had volunteering responsibilies all day Saturday. I did not attend the Concert in NC.
I know the Auto Rd folks had liability concerns about people leaving the After-party dinner and driving up the road to the summit but, a simple fix to that would be to block the road past the tents, not just at the toll house and put two volunteers there. With a beverage of course, they could still hear the concert.
Also Rex mentioned awards speficially for kids who hiked. I registered kids Friday night and they actually got their donations on their own. That in itself deserve acknowledgement.
Thanks for letting me be part of STP 10, my first volunteering opportunity and hopefully not my last.
Club Member, Mt Washington Observatory
~ Hike upward and find your Mountain ~