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SGB Media (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Eagle Creek Sponsors Pacific Crest Trail P3 Program
SGB Media (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Eagle Creek partnered with the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) to sponsor the new P3 program to help 10 thru-hikers promote responsible use of the Pacific Crest Trail. As part of a joint effort between the PCTA and their partners, P3 will ...


Today's News-Herald

Couple plans 2600 mile trek on Pacific Crest Trail
Today's News-Herald
Couple plans 2,600 mile trek on Pacific Crest Trail. By BRANDON MESSICK Today's News-Herald; Apr 2, 2017 Updated Apr 3, 2017; 0. Sarah Schroeder and Matthew McCormick. Brandon Messick/Today's News-Herald. Sarah Schroeder and Matthew ...


WGN-TV

Man honors late brother, raises suicide awareness by hiking Pacific Crest Trail
WGN-TV
Inspired by his brother's love for hiking and a hiking documentary, 35-year old Chea is about to leave his family to set out on the Pacific Crest Trail. It is 2600 mile trek from the U.S.-Mexico border all the way to Canada via California, Oregon and ...


The Source Weekly (press release) (registration) (blog)

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon
The Source Weekly (press release) (registration) (blog)
Last week, the author of the recently-released book, "Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon," Eli Boschetto, rolled into Bend for a talk at Roundabout Books. The book is one of several installments broken down by location (Oregon, Washington, etc ...

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Rockwall County Herald Banner

Rockwall native to hike Pacific Crest Trail
Rockwall County Herald Banner
Rockwall native Amy Howerton and her boyfriend, Doug Cembellin, will be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail for the next five-and-a-half months. Cembellin's two service dogs, Buddha and Zeus, will also join them on the trek. The trail goes through all of ...


MDJOnline.com

Brookhaven, Marietta residents hiking Pacific Crest Trail for judicial change
MDJOnline.com
April 13, Marietta resident Kolya Schubert and Brookhaven resident Marc Davoust will begin a five- to six-month journey through the 2,660-mile Pacific Crest Trail, one of the longest trails in the U.S., to raise awareness for RED (Rehabilitation ...

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WBIR-TV

After hiking the AT, paralyzed woman takes on the Pacific Crest Trail
WBIR-TV
Stacey Kozel didn't let being paralyzed in her legs stop her from accomplishing her goal of hiking the Appalachian Trail last year. Now, the Ohio woman is setting out on a new adventure to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. Kozel passed through East ...

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CSUSM NewsCenter

Alumnus to Share Pacific Crest Trail Experience
CSUSM NewsCenter
Jacob Thum, who earned his kinesiology degree from Cal State San Marcos in spring 2016, devoted months to hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, which spans the U.S.-Mexico border to Canada. Thum will share stories about his adventure during a free community ...


WGN Radio

Artistic License: Chad Ellis on Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
WGN Radio
Last year, Chad Ellis hiked the Pacific Crest Trail. The PCT spans 2,659 miles across California, Oregon, Washington, and up into British Columbia. It generally takes hikers six months to complete the trek. Rachel Woodall talked to Chad about his ...


KTVL

Local businesses prepare for delayed Pacific Crest Trail season
KTVL
Ashland Outdoor Store staff said the high elevations will be under snow for weeks to come, and people have been hiking on lower river and canyon trails. May is usually when the Ashland Outdoor Store gets the most business for hiking, but staff said the ...

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The CDT in the News


Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Friendship on the trail starts at Trail Days
Silver City Daily Press and Independent
Most people associate the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) with months of difficult terrain, rugged mountains and lots of blisters. But CDT Trail Days, happening April 28-30 in Silver City, will not only provide hikers with valuable information about how ...


Silver City Sun-News

Trail Days Festival to take place at end of April
Silver City Sun-News
SILVER CITY ? The Continental Divide Trail Coalition has announced the full lineup of presentations and events for the third annual CDT Trail Days Festival, April 28-30 in Silver City. The festival celebrates the kickoff of the 2017 hiking season ...

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Silver City Sun-News

Community Calendar
Silver City Sun-News
Continental Divide Trail Days: Seminars and Presentations will be at the Seedboat Gallery, 214 West Yankie Street, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Learn about everything from the basics to navigation! Visit the website at continentaldividetrail.org/trail-days ...


Silver City Sun-News

Community hike sponsored to the top of Gomez Peak
Silver City Sun-News
SILVER CITY ? The Grant County Trails group, in collaboration with the Continental Divide Trail Coalition, will sponsor a community hike to the top of Gomez Peak as part of the CDT Trail Days celebration. The hike, approximately three miles in length ...


Steamboat Pilot & Today

Adventure 2017: Ed Miesen, Michael Martin, Cam Boyd and Nathan Proper
Steamboat Pilot & Today
#Hiking all 3,100 miles of the Continental Divide Trail is tough to do in a year. Just ask Ed Miesen, who knocked off 2,100 miles of the Canada-to-Mexico traverse through the Rockies in 2015, and nearly all the rest of it last year by tackling the ...


Kdminer

Long distance bicyclist rides through Kingman bringing awareness for muscular dystrophy
Kdminer
T.J. Forrester stopped by the Daily Miner Wednesday to tell his story on the road. mugshot photo. By Kathleen Stinson. Originally Published: March 30, 2017 5:58 a.m.. KINGMAN ? Long distance bicyclist T.J. Forrester rode through Kingman Wednesday to ...


Great Falls Tribune

Seven Wonders of Montana
Great Falls Tribune
The hike to Triple Divide takes in part of the Continental Divide Trail, which stretches from the Canadian border to the Mexican border, and Glacier Park's historic 41-mile Inside Trail, which visitors explored on horseback in the early days of the ...


Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (subscription)

Triple Crown of Hiking: Islander recounts her tales
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (subscription)
Lizzy ?Laugh Track? Corliss will show photos and tell tales ? both harrowing and joyful ? about hiking the 3,000-mile Continental Divide Trail (CDT) at 6 p.m. Friday at the Land Trust Building. Corliss is one of an elite few who has completed the so ...


Post Register

Bikepacking adds a dose of fun to backpacking
Post Register
In this June 2, 2014 photo provided by Scott Morris, Eszter Horanyi carries her loaded bikepacking bike over downed trees in New Mexico on the Continental Divide Trail. (Scott Morris via AP). In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo provided by Scott Morris, Eszter ...

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A month backpacking 160 miles through Glacier National Park
Colorado Springs Gazette
It was day 10 of a 15-day, 164-mile backpacking trip on the Continental Divide Trail from Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta, Canada, to southern Glacier National Park in Montana during the fall of 2016. Through Colorado College's Ritt ...

The AT in the News


NPR

What You Learn Hiking The Whole Appalachian Trail : NPR
NPR
When you're facing a major life change, it helps to talk to someone who's already been through it. All Things Considered is connecting people on either side of a ...
What You Learn Hiking The Whole Appalachian TrailWNCW

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Man found dead in Jefferson County near Appalachian Trail | West ...
Herald-Mail Media
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. ? Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was found Friday about 100 yards off the Appalachian Trail in Jefferson ...

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Asheville Citizen-Times

Appalachian Trail Documentary - The Transylvania Times
The Transylvania Times
Last September, Red Bull athlete and ultrarunner Karl ?Speedgoat? Meltzer finally captured his white whale when on his third attempt in eight.
Check out video of fastest AT thru-hiker Karl Meltzer - Citizen-TimesAsheville Citizen-Times

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Greeneville Sun

Roan Mountain designated as official Appalachian Trail Community ...
Greeneville Sun
Government and Roan Mountain officials, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the Tennessee Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club, and representatives of ...
Roan Mountain second community in state to be designated ...WJHL

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Jalopnik

The Summer I Spent Picking Up Hitchhikers On The Appalachian Trail
Jalopnik
I picked up hitchhikers all summer. Here's what happened.

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Outside Magazine

Meet the Octogenarian Who's Going to Break the Appalachian Trail Age Record
Outside Magazine
It's one of the first lessons learned by the man who is currently trying to break the record of the oldest person to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. His attempt began on March 14, and if Sanders (who will be 82 on June 14) is to be successful, he'll ...


Men's Journal

Karl Meltzer's Guide to Tackling an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike
Men's Journal
Karl Meltzer began exploring the Appalachian Trail (AT) as a young boy growing up in New Hampshire and has been hiking it ever since, culminating in last year's thru-hike speed record (that's 2,190 miles in 45 days, 22 hours, and 38 minutes). In other ...


lehighvalleylive.com

Welcome to Blairstown, N.J.'s 1st Appalachian Trail Community ...
lehighvalleylive.com
The title, applied by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, is anticipated to help bolster local tourism and economic activity while promoting conservation of the ...
Blairstown first in N.J. to be named an Appalachian Trail Community ...New Jersey Herald

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fast Appalachian Trail hiking subject of new movie - AJC.com
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Karl Meltzer holds the record for the fastest speed-hike of the Appalachian Trail, a 2,190-mile hiking path that he completed in 45 days, 22 hours and 38 minutes.

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Outside Magazine

A Portrait of the Quintessential Appalachian Trail Hiker | Outside ...
Outside Magazine
Ever wonder what type of person takes six months off to hike the famous trail? Well, here's your answer. Presenting the average AT hiker, based on data from a ...
New tool can help hikers plan their adventures on the Appalachian ...WLOS

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