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Adventure Awaits on the Pacific Crest Trail - mySSnews
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Seeker

Hiking Through Tragedy On The Pacific Crest Trail
Seeker
When Kira Sandiford hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, she set out to prove to herself that she could actually complete the entire 2,000 mile trek. The experience she had ended up meaning so much more than that. Watch today's Seeker Stories video to see ...


TODAYonline

Singaporean conquers 4280km Pacific-Crest Trail for charity
TODAYonline
SINGAPORE ? Two weeks after completing the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), Prasatt Arumugam is still suffering from the physical havoc it has wreaked. He could trek 17 hours in the rain during his five-month hike, but now struggles to walk the length of ...


Westlock News

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
Westlock News
Julie Bourque crosses one of the many cold streams encountered on her 149 day Pacific Crest Trail hike from the Mexico/U.S. border to the Cana-da/U.S. border. The Westlock resident walked along the inland trail from April 18 to Sept. 14, covering over ...


Photographer shines in book
La Grande Observer
The Pacific Crest Trail, which runs from the California-Mexico border to Canada, is an iconic footpath with a timeless beauty that La Grande photographer Eric Valentine is sharing with the world. Eight photographs shot by Valentine appear in a new book ...


Shop-Eat-Surf.com

Hydro Flask Launches Parks For All Charitable Giving Program
Shop-Eat-Surf.com
On January 11th, Hydro Flask fulfilled grant requests from the Oregon State Parks Foundation, Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Pacific Crest Trail Association contributing a total of ,000 in grant funds. The money will support the Pacific Crest ...


Park Rapids Enterprise

Local veteran to take on 'PCT 4 PTSD' hike
Park Rapids Enterprise
Brad Livingston of Park Rapids plans to hike the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), which runs from California to Canada, starting in March to raise awareness for those experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). First, he is walking the southern part ...


Anza-Borrego Foundation has helped protect the desert for 50 years
San Bernardino County Sun
Julie Gerson hiked the Pacific Crest Trail beneath a deep blue sky flecked with mares' tails clouds in southwest Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Gerson, the Anza-Borrego Foundation's land-acquisition coordinator, crunched down the hard-packed, ...


The Seattle Times

Finding winter fun around Oregon's gorgeous Santiam Pass
The Seattle Times
Jayden Harrison, 14, slides down the large hill at the Santiam Sno-Park in McKenzie Bridge, Ore. Along with great sledding and tubing, the Santiam park connects to the Pacific Crest Trail in the Mount... (Molly J. Smith/The Associated Press) More ...

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San Francisco Chronicle

California Outdoors Hall of Fame to add 4
San Francisco Chronicle
He and Lichter became the first hikers in history to complete the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail during winter. They faced Arctic-like conditions in the High Sierra, including extreme winds, and overcame frostbite while traversing in snowshoes, skis ...

The CDT in the News


Helena Independent Record

Outdoor briefs published Thursday, Jan. 12
Helena Independent Record
12, at 7 p.m. We have snowshoes for feet of all sizes and will be leading a group up the Continental Divide Trail under the full moon. Meet at the Quigley Day Use area on MacDonald Pass (head west on Highway 12 from Helena, turn left at the top of the ...


Sauk Prairie Eagle

Portland man's winter thru-hike a first for the Ice Age Trail
Sauk Prairie Eagle
That will mean, for example, after completing the North Country Trail, he will walk across half of North Dakota and the majority of northern Montana to connect up with the Continental Divide Trail that heads south to the Mexican border in New Mexico ...

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Hiker becomes one of few to earn triple crown of American Trails
Hudson Hub-Times
... finally the 3,000 mile Continental Divide Trail, which stretches from Canada to Mexico through five states. Ferdinand finished the Continental Divide Trail Nov. 22, becoming one of less than 300 people to earn what is known as the "triple crown" of ...


Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (subscription)

Island woman hikes nearly 8000 miles to earn Triple Crown of Hiking
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (subscription)
... walking nearly 8,000 miles and gaining more than 1 million feet of vertical elevation as she completed the three major U.S. long-distance trails ? the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), the Appalachian Trail (AT) and the Continental Divide Trail (CDT ...


San Francisco Chronicle

California Outdoors Hall of Fame to add 4
San Francisco Chronicle
Lichter has hiked the Triple Crown ? the Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail and Appalachian Trail. He also swam unsupported around Lake Tahoe without a wetsuit. His expeditions span the globe: Lichter developed a route from the southern ...


Madison Journal TODAY

McNeely finishes Continental Divide Trail
Madison Journal TODAY
The 63-year-old is one of only about 200 people to have earned the ?triple crown? of hiking: the Appalachian Trail, 2,184 miles, (she did that in 1979); the Pacific Coast Trail, 2,654 miles, (she did that in 1983); and the Continental Divide Trail (CDT ...


Continental Divide Trail Coalition announces its 2017 Trail Days & Kick-Off
Silver City Sun-News
SILVER CITY ? The Continental Divide Trail Coalition will hold its third annual Trail Days & Kick-Off throughout the weekend of April 28 through 30, 2017, in Silver City to celebrate the launch of the 2017 hiking season on the Continental Divide ...


Insight on thru hiking United States trails
Fergus Falls Daily Journal
He will then walk the Appalachian Trail (2,190 miles), the North Country Trail (4,600 miles), the Continental Divide Trail (3,100 miles) from Glacier National Park in Montana to the Mexico border. Finally he will walk the length of the Pacific Crest ...

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Conrad Weiser grad Summer Allen spends next few months hiking the Appalachian Trial
Reading Eagle
There was Nomad, who hiked with her the first couple of months until he left in Virginia to hike the Continental Divide Trail instead. Later she walked with Grizzly Adams, Breaking Badger, and her particular friend Blueberry. Sometimes she was on her own.


Chaffee County Times

Forest Service's Beasley left a legacy far and wide
Chaffee County Times
Ben Lara, Salida District recreation program manager, said Beasley was pivotal in constructing several miles of the Continental Divide Trail, he said the trail's scope and size was fitting for a man of Beasley's heart and stature. ?It's a very rugged ...

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The AT in the News


Asheville Citizen-Times

80-year-old twins complete Appalachian Trail
Asheville Citizen-Times
WAYNESVILLE - Hiking the entire 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail, one of the longest footpaths in the world, is an exercise in the outer limits of human will and strength. And usually, left to the youth of the world. But 80-year-old identical twin sisters ...


Eagle-Tribune

Father to hike Appalachian Trail in memory of son, 5
Eagle-Tribune
Tony, 54, has decided to honor his son and other children faced with cancer by trekking roughly 5 million steps up the world's longest footpath ? the Appalachian Trail ? beginning in April. Besides equipment ? like a backpack, rain gear, boots and ...


WCNC.com

80-year-old twins complete Appalachian Trail | WCNC.com
WCNC.com
Hiking the entire 2190-mile Appalachian Trail, one of the longest footpaths in the world, is an exercise in the outer limits of human will and strength. And usually ...
80-year-old identical twin sisters hike the Appalachian Trail | WNYWFox5NY

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kgw.com

80-year-old twins complete Appalachian Trail | KGW.com
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80-year-old identical twin sisters Elrose Couric and Sue Hollinger completed the trail this summer, finding the secret to completing the brutal journey.

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Snow: Avoid Georgia's Appalachian Trail, Forest Service says
Atlanta Journal Constitution
With snow predicted to begin in and around Atlanta, Forest Service officials are asking folks to stay off the Appalachian Trail.

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lehighvalleylive.com

Blairstown named N.J.'s 1st Appalachian Trail community
lehighvalleylive.com
The first Appalachian Trail Community in New Jersey is here. The Greater Blairstown Area is now an official community along the 2,180-mile Appalachian Trail. That puts Blairstown on trail guidebooks, hiking maps and on the trail's website. Eventually ...


Wide Open Country

Who are You Calling Old? 80-Year-Old Twins Complete ...
Wide Open Country
This determined pair of identical twins hiked the entirety of the rolling 2000-mile Appalachian Trail at the chipper age of 80.
80-Year-Old Identical Twin Sisters Achieve Their Goal of Hiking the ...Inside Edition

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Lynchburg News and Advance

New photography exhibit highlights Appalachian Trail hikers
Lynchburg News and Advance
Parker Michels-Boyce arranges photographs as he prepares for an exhibition at the Craddock-Terry Gallery in Riverviews Artspace on Tuesday Dec. 20, 2016. The exhibition, titled "Mile 806", features photographs of Appalachian Trail hikers by Michels ...


WATE 6 On Your Side

Maryland couple hiking Appalachian Trail stops to help Gatlinburg fire victims
WATE 6 On Your Side
GATLINBURG (WATE) ? When disaster strikes the simple things in life can become the things that matter most. Ontaria Kirby and her husband are professional chefs from Maryland who are in Gatlinburg helping fire victims and volunteers. ?It's already a ...


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Spiritual Journey: Karla Redman finishes Appalachian Trail
jacksonprogress-argus
Between her Appalachian Trail starting date of March 13 at Springer Mountain in Georgia's Chattahoochee National Forest, her arrival at the northern terminus of the trail at Mount Katahdin in Maine, and her final stopping point in Delaware Water Gap ...

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