24 Winter 2016 Applegater
Look who's reading the Gater!
Take us with you on your next trip. Then send your favorite "Reading the Gater"photo to firstname.lastname@example.org or
mail to Applegater, PO Box 14, Jacksonville, OR 97530. Photos will appear as space allows.
Photos, clockwise from top left:
–Jim Reiland, Joy Rogalla, Neal Anderson,
Hope Robertson, Annette Parsons, and
Jim Clover brought the Applegater to
Bryce Canyon National Park for use as an
emergency parachute, just in case.
—While cruising the Rhine River in Germany,
Kathy and Tom Carstens relied on the
Gater's exceptional navigational skills.
–At Niagara Falls in Canada, Erin Swigart
and Debbie Weber tested the Applegater for
waterproofness (not recommended).
–J.D. Rogers, recovering from recent
surgery, perused the Gater for lyrics for his
next CD, aided by PUD band replacement
members Buzz Schriber, Shelley Manning,
Chris "Mad Man" Allen, and road manager
—Sharon Sarrouh searched the Gater for
a route to the animal gargoyles on the roof
of the Catedral de Barcelona in Spain.
—Diana Coogle and Mike Kohn trekked
the 100-mile Alta Via 2, in Italy's Dolomite
Mountains, with their trusty trail guide, the
Applegater, at the ready.
–Brandy Daniels treated the Gater to one
of the humungous burgers at The Traveling
Hobo Cafe in Watkinsville, Georgia.
—Hidden Valley High School alum Gordon
Smith catches up on hometown news while
in Majuro Atoll, capital of the Republic of
the Marshall Islands.
—Before climbing to the top of Himeji Castle
in Japan, Karen Mitchell wisely checks
the Applegater for high-altitude breathing