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Women's Health

'I Did The "Wild" Hike?Here's What It Was Like'
Women's Health
Four years ago, I found myself at the American border with Mexico, embarking on a 2,663-mile hike up the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) with one of my best friends, Brittany. I'd never backpacked in my life until 2009, when Brittany and I spent three weeks ...


The Boston Globe

While hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, a life-changing 112 days
The Boston Globe
... THE MEXICAN BORDER ? We were in the desert, six passengers on a quiet bus with the same anxious stare, and I could tell from everyone's stuffed backpacks that we were headed to the same destination: The southern terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail.
Conquering the Pacific Crest Trail for charityThe New Paper

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Tulsa World

Seeking adventure and perspective, Tulsan Greg Spencer hikes the 2650-mile Pacific Crest Trail
Tulsa World
After a year of planning his hike of the Pacific Crest Trail, Spencer embarked on a journey last May that took him from the desert in Southern California through the snow peaks of the Sierra and Cascade mountains to the beautiful forests of Oregon and ...


The Mercury News

Travel Book: 'The Pacific Crest Trail'
The Mercury News
If you've ever hankered to trek the Pacific Crest Trail, which runs 2,659 miles from the Mexican to the Canadian borders, chances are good you've read Cheryl Strayed's ?Wild,? seen the Reese Witherspoon-helmed movie and laughed over the ?Gilmore Girls: ...


OregonLive.com

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Top spots, top tips from 2 guidebook authors
OregonLive.com
Ah, spring, when a Pacific Northwest hiker's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of trails ? maybe even the Pacific Crest Trail, the big kahuna of Pacific Northwest trails. If you're planning to get out on the trail this year, two travel and hiking writers ...


Sierra Sun

Pacific Crest Trail Association presentation set for March 14 at Tahoe
Sierra Sun
On Tuesday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m., the library will be hosting Jennifer Tripp, Associate Director of Trail Operations for the Pacific Crest Trail Association. Tripp has been working with long-distance National Scenic Trail nonprofits for more than 15 ...


Psuvanguard.com

Pacific Crest Trail get ready guide
Psuvanguard.com
Go hike the Pacific Crest Trail like everyone else since the Wild thing went Hollywood! Here is a get-you-started guide. Weigh your backpack and cut out every fucking ounce you can! Take practice hikes or walks around town with more than your expected ...


Enumclaw Courier-Herald

Buckley hikers tackle Pacific Crest Trail to raise awareness for opiate addiction
Enumclaw Courier-Herald
And White River High School graduates Alex Chmiel and Taylor LaValley are planning on taking each and every one of them, starting at the end of this month. This excursion requires a tremendous amount of physical and mental grit, which is exactly why ...


Lima Ohio

Planned 2650-mile hike helps define Ottawa native
Lima Ohio
OTTAWA ? Josh Ellerbrock had that once-in-a-lifetime feeling, hiking alone along the Appalachian Trail five years ago. Now he wants to capture it again, with a planned 2,650-mile hike through the Pacific Crest Trail on the West Coast. ?There tends to ...


Big Bear Grizzly

A spring in your step | Big Bear Now | bigbeargrizzly.net
Big Bear Grizzly
Temperatures are starting to rise in the San Bernardino Mountains and that means one thing to the outdoors enthusiast ? spring hiking is here.

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The CDT in the News


Silver City's Annual Trail Days Festival Celebrates All Things Continental Divide Trail
Cibola County Beacon
Grants area residents who would like to learn how another Gateway Community welcomes the weary Continental Divide Trail hikers each year, the CDT Coalition is hosting its third annual Trail Days & Kick-Off throughout the weekend of April 28 ? 30 in ...


Silver City Sun-News

Trail Days fest celebrates Continental Divide Trail
Silver City Sun-News
This event celebrates the launch of the 2017 hiking season on the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, as well as Silver City, the Trail's first Gateway Community. The three-day event welcomes those who are planning a hike on the CDT, and anyone ...


Tulsa World

Seeking adventure and perspective, Tulsan Greg Spencer hikes the 2650-mile Pacific Crest Trail
Tulsa World
Spencer said he'd love to do the PCT again, but before that he wants to hike the Continental Divide Trail, a 3,100-mile trail that goes through five states along the Rocky Mountains. ?I just look for challenges,? Spencer said. ?This is kind of a big ...


Comet 24

PhD student from Baldock set to raise money for two charities with self-funded 3100-mile Continental Divide Trail ...
Comet 24
Joe Boot, 23, who is set to take on the Continental Divide Trail from Mexico to Canada along with Baldock's Joel Strickland. Knights Templar School old boy Joel Strickland, 25, is tackling the Continental Divide Trail from Mexico to Canada alongside ...


The Missoulian

Daines, Tester need to rethink lawsuits that benefit public land hunters
The Missoulian
In response, former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack tried to open over 16,000 acres of Sheep Station land in Montana along the Continental Divide Trail to elk hunting. Commissioners for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks sent a letter to the two ...


The Herald Bulletin

A (long) walk in the woods for Appalachian Trail hike
The Herald Bulletin
... but he came around. This is not the only long-distance trek the Carters are considering. They have set their sights the 2,659-mile Pacific Coast Trail on the West Coast and the 3,100-mile Continental Divide Trail through the Rockies. Follow Ken de ...

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Tulsa World

Holland Hall teach hikes 2650 in five months last summer
Tulsa World
Holland Hall teacher, Greg Spencer, stands on the hiking trails of Holland Hall where he did much of his training before hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, Monday March, 20, 2017. After a year of planning and training Spencer was able to complete the ...


Albuquerque Journal

Labor of love in the wilderness
Albuquerque Journal
They partner with agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Continental Divide Trail Alliance (CDTA), Albuquerque Open Space Division, New Mexico State Parks and National Monuments in the state. ?Volunteers ...


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 ...


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 ...

The AT in the News


The Star Beacon

Documentary highlights first woman to walk entire Appalachian Trail
The Star Beacon
Bette Lou Higgins of Elyria discusses a documentary she helped create about the life of Ohio resident Emma Gatewood who was the first woman to hike the full Appalachian Trail and was also a domestic abuse survivor. Higgins shared the documentary with ...


Hiker on journey to set Appalachian Trail record, promote inspiration
WLOS
MACON COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) - Hikers are making their way along the Appalachian Trail in Western North Carolina right now. But one of them is trying to set a special record. The oldest thru-hiker on the AT was 81. Dale Sanders, who will turn 82 at the ...


lehighvalleylive.com

Appalachian Trail lodge manager allegedly lied about robbery to cover thefts
lehighvalleylive.com
Two masked men, one armed with a gun, entered an Appalachian Trail lodge early one morning this month and demanded cash, checks and credit cards before driving off with the loot. At least, that's what authorities say they were told. In reality, New ...


Dartmouth College Sells Parcel Of Land To Be Added To Appalachian Trail
Vermont Public Radio
?The Appalachian Trail Conservancy will get an annual payment from that endowment that will help them mow fields and maintain trails and steward the property for the long haul,? he told VPR on Thursday. The sale took over give years to be completed.


Valley News

Dartmouth Sells Farm That Will Be Part of Appalachian Trail
Valley News
On Tuesday, immediately after purchasing the 175-acre Hudson Farm from Dartmouth, the trust gave it away to the National Park Service so that it could be added to the Appalachian Trail. Adair Mulligan, executive director of the Hanover Conservancy ...
Dartmouth Sells Land to Be Added to Appalachian TrailU.S. News & World Report

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PennLive.com

Hiker on Appalachian Trail loses hand in explosion: Report
PennLive.com
A hiker on the Appalachian Trail in northern Berks County lost his left hand in an explosion last week, according to reports. The Morning Call says the 34-year-old hiker from Exton was injured Wednesday when he grabbed an explosive in his backpack, and ...

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York Daily Record/Sunday News

Hiker's left hand blown off on Appalachian Trail in Pa.
York Daily Record/Sunday News
The accident happened on the Appalachian Trail, which runs about 2,200 miles from Maine to Georgia, in the area near Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Ethan Kunkel, deputy chief of the Kempton Fire Company, tells The (Allentown) Morning Call that the man ...
Pennsylvania hiker loses hand in campfire explosion on Appalachian TrailWilkes Barre Times-Leader
Hiker Trying to Start Campfire Blows Off His HandNewser
Hiker loses hand in campfire explosion in Berks Countywitf.org

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Poughkeepsie Journal

Taking the train to get to a hiking trail proves popular
Poughkeepsie Journal
Stancy DuHamel, a Wingdale resident who co-chairs the Harlem Valley Appalachian Trail Community, which promotes and protects the trail, said while older people hike the area, she sees mostly people 17-through-20s arrive by train. Metro-North keeps no ...


The Commercial Appeal

Outdoors: Appalachian Trail next for 81-year-old Bartlett 'adventurer' Dale Sanders
The Commercial Appeal
Since setting his first world record in 1959 by holding his breath underwater a staggering 6 minutes, 4 seconds, Dale Sanders hasn't let old age keep him from doing what some might call the impossible. ?I've never heard of that word (impossible),? said ...


Outside Magazine

Meet the First Baby to Hike the Appalachian Trail
Outside Magazine
But Bekah and Derrick Quirin, both 25, who will launch their bid to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail on March 20, think the timing is perfect. Twelve-month-old Ellie isn't walking yet, still loves to ride in the child backpack, and naps reliably for ...

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