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High Country News

The Pacific Crest Trail's shadow hikers - High Country News
High Country News
At the border, migrants and long-distance trekkers hike side by side but worlds apart.

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The Seattle Times

Wet, snowy winter creates life-threatening hazards for Pacific Crest Trail hikers
The Seattle Times
In this June 6, 2017, photo, Jake Gustafson crosses a creek along the Pacific Crest Trail near Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. Gustafson, 21, a McDonald's manager from Pennsylvania, was one of those pressing on despite what he... (Wesley Tils/AP) More.
Wet winter creates hazards on scenic Pacific Crest hiking trailSalt Lake Tribune
Wet winter creates hazards on scenic hiking trail in US WestNewser

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YubaNet

Pacific Crest Trail Rescue (video) | YubaNet
YubaNet
Tuolumne County, Calif. June 25, 2017 ? On June 24, 2017 at approximately 6:30 a.m., California Highway Patrol Helicopter 24 (H-24) received a call for ...

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KCRA Sacramento

Wildfire along Pacific Crest Trail surges, forces closures
KCRA Sacramento
It's not an immediate threat to any structures, but a section of the Pacific Crest Trail, two campgrounds and State Route 18 have been shut down. People in the tiny communities of Holcomb and Baldwin Lake have been told they may want to evacuate, but ...
VIDEO: Massive fire burning near Big Bear Lake in Southern CaliforniaKRON4.com

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Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Fire along Pacific Crest Trail in Southern California forces closures
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
BIG BEAR LAKE ? A wildfire along the Pacific Crest Trail in Southern California surged to 850 acres and prompted closures and calls for optional evacuations. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire broke out amid blazing heat Monday in the San ...
Latest: Crews slow spread of fire along Pacific Crest TrailEureka Times Standard

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Outside Magazine

The Pacific Crest Trail Is Super Dangerous This Year
Outside Magazine
The Pacific Crest Trail doles out hazards in cruel ways. Thousands of hikers on the 2,650-mile trek face perils including rattlesnakes, exposure, corneal flash burns from snow glare, and heatstroke. But 2017 is shaping up to be one of the most ...


KTVL

Local hikers and police warn of Pacific Crest Trail dangers
KTVL
He advises that novice hikers avoid the Pacific Crest Trail. "People get out there and they're not equipped for it and that's when they get into a problem." Hikers at the Outdoor Store advise PCT hikers to not over-pack, to check in with local forest ...


Injured hiker rescued on Pacific Crest Trail
The Bakersfield Californian
A hiker was rescued after injuring her ankle while walking along the Pacific Crest Trail, sheriff's officials said. The 24-year-old Georgia woman had been hiking the trail since April when she suffered an injury Wednesday afternoon and was carried off ...


Fire along California's Pacific Crest Trail forces closures
Santa Cruz Sentinel
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) ? A wildfire along the Pacific Crest Trail in Southern California surged to 850 acres and prompted closures and calls for optional evacuations. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire broke out amid blazing heat Monday in the ...


Leafly

Elevation Gain: Cannabis and the Pacific Crest Trail
Leafly
According to the Pacific Crest Trail Association, 4,879 people in total have completed the mammoth 2,600-mile hike across the West Coast. Finishing the PCT is usually a feat that stays firmly unchecked on many people's bucket lists, and for good reason.

The CDT in the News


Helena Independent Record

Tour Divide cyclists passing through Montana partake in adventure of a lifetime
Helena Independent Record
Over 100 cyclists from throughout the world and the United States travel to participate in the race, often facing steep grades, high temperatures and unruly weather and wildlife, but also breathtaking views from the vantage point of the Continental ...

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9NEWS.com

Storytellers: Hiker tours all Denver breweries
9NEWS.com
I've through-hiked the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and the Continental Divide Trail." That's essentially walking from Mexico to Canada three times. But, this hike isn't through the wilderness. It's through the city and Thomas finds it ...


Rio Grande Sun

Kyte Never Stopped Working
Rio Grande Sun
Miller went on surveys with Kyte, traveling all around the Tres Piedras ranger district and up to Mesa de Las Viejas, where they were researching the continental divide trail. Miller said he relied on Kyte for his stone tool analysis and had contacted ...


South Fork Tines

German hikers welcomed in South Fork
South Fork Tines
SOUTH FORK? As Triple Crown acheivers, visiting hikers Diatom and Deep were more than happy to welcome first-time Continental Divide Trail (CDT) hiker, Beans, to their group when they started out from New Mexico a month ago. Walking across the dry, ...


Silver City Sun-News

Office of Sustainability evolves into new town position
Silver City Sun-News
SILVER CITY ? The Silver City Office of Sustainability is a division of the Town of Silver City Community Development Department. The relocation and reorganization is an efficiency move, prompted by budget concerns and the upcoming retirement of staff ...


Galesburg Register-Mail

Bikepacking adds a dose of fun to backpacking
Galesburg Register-Mail
In this Aug. 14, 2014, photo provided by Scott Morris, Eszter Horanyi rides with a storm backdrop along the Continental Divide Trail in Montana. (Scott Morris via AP). Hide caption. In this June 23, 2009, photo provided by Scott Morris, Lee Blackwell ...


Bend Bulletin

Hiker treks 750-mile Oregon Desert Trail in just 3 weeks
Bend Bulletin
This summer, after completing the ODT, Anderson plans to thru-hike the Continental Divide Trail ? a 3,100-mile route along the Rocky Mountains from Canada to Mexico ? for the second time. She will not be vying for an unsupported record there either, ...

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taosnews

Bonita Fire grows to 4000 acres
taosnews
A closure order for those lands located within the boundaries of the Bonita fire area remains in effect until further notice. The area within Forest Roads 42, 42F and 274 is closed due to the proximity of the fire and heavy fire traffic. The ...
Bonita fire at 4000 acres; smoke levels remain highKOB 4
UPDATED: Lightning-caused fire holding at 1200 acresSangre de Cristo Chronicle

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Sangre de Cristo Chronicle

UPDATE: Lightning-caused fire now at 5965 acres
Sangre de Cristo Chronicle
This will restrict bicyclists' access to the Continental Divide Trail. Forest Road 111 northbound at the intersection of FR42 and FR45 is also closed. People with respiratory problems and smoke-sensitive individuals are encouraged to take precautionary ...


Hikers will find support in South Fork
South Fork Tines
SOUTH FORK?South Fork became a Continental Divide Gateway Community in 2016 and has shown support for hikers coming to the area in many ways over the last year. Now, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is ready to welcome this year's ...

The AT in the News


Detroit Free Press

Family hikes Appalachian Trail to put dad's war experience behind them
Detroit Free Press
CANTERBURY, N.H. ? The Owen family adopted an African proverb as their mantra as they took on one of the longest footpaths in the world, the nearly 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail. "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together ...


Man rescued from Appalachian Trail
Herald-Mail Media
Smithsburg EMS and Fire, and Washington County Division of Emergency Services Special Operations responded at about 7:30 p.m. for a report of a sick person on the Appalachian Trail, according to Ward Fleger, assistant chief/operations director of ...


Outside Magazine

The Crew Building the Next Great American Thru-Hike
Outside Magazine
It may also serve an important purpose: to siphon foot traffic away from the nearby Appalachian Trail. ?The Great Eastern Trail is going to ease the pressure off the Appalachian Trail,? Berntsen says. ?If we can relieve just a bit from the big bubble ...


LancasterOnline

Tragedies inspired former Lancaster County man to hike Appalachian Trail
LancasterOnline
In the last 17 months, I have written three stories about Lancaster County residents who immersed themselves in the mental and physical cauldron that is the Appalachian Trail. Propelling yourself across 2,189 miles on the spines of the Appalachian ...


The News-Press

Cape Coral pastor cuts Appalachian Trail walk short
The News-Press
Tom Hafer doesn't want anyone feeling sorry for him. He has wonderful stories, memorable stories of walking The Appalachian Trail. But the journey ended May 27, well before he wanted. He does have to admit, ?It's kind of bittersweet.? The Cape Coral ...


Herald-Mail Media

Waynesboro residents mingle with Appalachian Trail hikers at festival
Herald-Mail Media
Katrina ?Carmen San Diego? Caudill of Texas and her hiking partner, Brae ?Waterboy? Hemphill of North Carolina, enjoy some Antietam Dairy ice cream at Saturday's Mason-Dixon Appalachian Trail Outdoor Festival at Red Run Park in Rouzerville, Pa.


Behind the story: Rahawa Haile on 'going it alone' on the Appalachian Trail
Columbia Journalism Review
The first time I read ?Going It Alone,? Rahawa Haile's memoir of her Appalachian Trail thru-hike for Outside, I was surprised the piece was so much more about race than nature. The second time I read it, I realized how stupid I'd been to be surprised ...


Man With ALS Sets Out to Hike 600 Miles of Appalachian Trail
U.S. News & World Report
Man With ALS Sets Out to Hike 600 Miles of Appalachian Trail. A Massachusetts man who was diagnosed with ALS is setting out to hike 600 miles of the Appalachian Trail. June 17, 2017, at 9:22 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel.

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GazetteNET

Columnist John Stifler: Solitude and camaraderie on the Appalachian Trail
GazetteNET
Like those other institutions, the Appalachian Trail through-hike, 2,179 miles from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine (or the reverse, or the flip-flop, in which you start in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, hike south to Springer ...


WMUR Manchester

Injured Appalachian Trail hiker rescued on Mt. Cube - WMUR.com
WMUR Manchester
A hiker is recovering after suffering an injury while hiking on the Appalachian Trail on Mount Cube in Orford.
Tennessee hiker hurt on Appalachian Trail in Orford | New HampshireThe Union Leader

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