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Seattle Times

Helicopter rescues stranded hiker on Pacific Crest Trail
Seattle Times
Helicopter rescues stranded hiker on Pacific Crest Trail. Originally published October 8, 2017 at 1:51 pm Updated October 9, 2017 at 11:14 am. Helicopter needed to rescue stranded hiker on perilous ridge in the Goat Rocks mountains.
Hiker rescued near White Pass after cold, wet night at 6500 feetTri-City Herald
Missing hiker rescued from "The Knifes Edge"NBC Right Now
Hiker rescued after he and rescue team spend night on mountainKIMA CBS 29

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Dayton Daily News

K reward offered 1-year after Beavercreek hiker disappeared on Pacific Crest Trail
Dayton Daily News
It's been one year ago today since Kris Fowler was last seen as he was making his way along the Pacific Crest Trail. The last confirmed sighting of Fowler, a Wright State graduate who grew up in Beavercreek, was on Oct. 12, 2016. He had already hiked ...

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NRToday.com

Roseburg man completes Pacific Crest Trail
NRToday.com
After spending four months traversing through the deserts, forests, mountains and valleys of the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail, Trevor Schissler of Roseburg has found he's stronger than when he began. ?My life had opened up. I was engaged and things ...


13newsnow.com

Facebook group members accuse paralyzed hiker of lying about completing Pacific Crest Trail
ABC News
Members of a Facebook hiking group are now calling into question the story of paralyzed hiker Stacey Kozel, who said recently that she'd completed the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada by herself. Kozel, 41, of Medina, Ohio, spoke with ABC News ...
Critics question whether partially paralyzed woman hiked Pacific Crest Trail13newsnow.com

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Deadspin

How Did No One Notice This Inspirational Hiker On The Pacific Crest Trail?
Deadspin
Stacey Kozel is a boundary-shattering athlete, a hero to many who has hiked some of the most famous and arduous trails in the United States. She's completed the 2,189-mile Appalachian Trail as well as the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail, and she's done ...


WDTN

One year since Beavercreek hiker disappears on Pacific Crest Trail
WDTN
BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WDTN) ? It's now been one year since a Wright State grad went missing while hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington state. His step-mom is now opening up about the agonizing search. 34-year-old Kris Fowler was last seen at ...


Amarillo.com

Beilue: Pacific Crest Trail was a dangerous, beautiful 2560 miles for Tascosa grad
Amarillo.com
In the search for the Next Big Challenge, Stephenson found it with the Pacific Crest Trail. It's 2,650 miles of desert, mountains, rivers and snow ? and in this instance, some nearby wildfires ? that goes from the Mexico-California border due north ...

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Centralia Chronicle

000 Reward Offered in Search for Missing Pacific Crest Trail Hiker
Centralia Chronicle
YAKIMA ? The family of a missing Pacific Crest Trail hiker hopes a reward of up to ,000 could bring forward new information in the search for the man last seen in Central Washington nearly a year ago. Kris Fowler's stepmother, Sally Guyton Fowler ...


Hiker saved on Pacific Crest Trail after sending search and rescue teams an SOS
KIMA CBS 29
Casey Harwood hikes trails like the Pacific Crest Trail often enough that he knows you need to be ready for any weather change that might happen. "Just because it's sunny one day, doesn't mean that it's not going to snow the next day. Kind of like what ...


Staying the Course: The Pacific Crest Trail
hellenicjournal
It's not very often someone can say they have hiked over 2,600 miles on one single trip. Not so for Demetri Stamatakis, as he has completed that incredible feat. In 2015, he took the task of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, which extends from the Border ...

The CDT in the News


Outside Magazine

This 9-Year-Old Completed Thru-Hiking's Triple Crown
Outside Magazine
The family from Crested Butte, Colorado, had just finished a 1,200-mile section hike of the Continental Divide Trail, the last leg on their journey to say they officially walked its length. Having finished both the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific ...


Sangre de Cristo Chronicle

Closure order rescinded for Continental Divide Trail
Sangre de Cristo Chronicle
The Santa Fe National Forest today rescinded the closure order for a segment of the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) on the Coyote Ranger District effective at 8 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 3. The CDT from the Ojitos Trailhead at Scull Bridge on the Chama River ...


Woods and words are perfect combination for hiker/author
Seattle Times
He also wants to do the Continental Divide Trail, which is considered one of the Triple Crown that includes the AT and the Pacific Crest Trail. The Continental Divide Trail runs from Mexico and Canada through the Rocky Mountains but is not yet finished.

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Maryville Daily Times

One foot in front of the other
Maryville Daily Times
He has been asked by a friend to hike the Continental Divide Trail, but Galyon said he doesn't think he will. He's also been told he should write a book. That is something he is working on. For now, Galyon is settling into a new job here in Maryville ...


Backpacker Magazine

Meet the 9-Year-Old Hiker Who Just Finished the Triple Crown
Backpacker Magazine
Christian Thomas, 9, completed his section hike of the Continental Divide Trail on September 18 after trekking more than 1,000 miles southbound to Old Faithful in Yellowstone, his family said on their website. He's the youngest person known to have ...


The Spokesman-Review (blog)

Long-distance hikers tell how it's done Oct. 14 in CdA
The Spokesman-Review (blog)
The Triple Crown for long-distance hikers includes the Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail and Appalachian Trail. HIKING -- Three ?triple crown? hikers and one ?double-triple crowner? will be among the presenters at the Fall Hikers Fest on ...


LifeZette

Nine-Year-Old Hiker Sets Record, Didn't Know It Was a 'Big Deal'
LifeZette
On September 18, upon completing a 1,200-mile hike of the Continental Divide Trail, the nine-year-old hiker became the youngest person ever to earn the ?triple crown? of thru-hiking. Having finished both the Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail ...


Kenosha News

Triple crown of hiking
Kenosha News
The 2008 Tremper High School graduate logged nearly 70,000 steps per day over four straight months on the Continental Divide Trail in accomplishing the rare triple crown of hiking. Thomas became one of fewer than 300 people to complete the Appalachian ...
Wilderness hiking: It's time to get out the mapHerald and News

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Washington Post

I hiked the Colorado Trail for nearly 500 miles. I was awed by the mountains the whole way.
Washington Post
Halfway up the 3,300-foot climb through the muggy forest on the north side of Hope Pass, I was panting, sweat-soaked and pining for a pint. It seems every tiny mountain town in Colorado is blessed with a great microbrewery and pizza restaurant.


Four Wheeler Network

1995 Ford Bronco: Making Our Point
Four Wheeler Network
We want one to do the Continental Divide trail. Maybe someday ? 007 Ford Bronco King Method Bfgoodrich Solo Motorsports Mcneil Lifetime Rear Three Quarter.JPG Photo McNeil fiberglass front and rear fenders give plenty of room for the wheels and look ...

The AT in the News


Atlas Obscura

Rescuing a Fancy Chicken on the Appalachian Trail
Atlas Obscura
Heather Bolint has been thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail since late June. She's about halfway done, and she figured she had a pretty good handle on things. But on Tuesday, October 10, around 10:30 in the morning, about half a mile north of the ...


Woman rescued after fall on Appalachian Trail | Local News ...
Herald-Mail Media
A woman had to be rescued after she suffered a minor knee injury during a ground-level fall Tuesday evening along the Appalachian Trail near High Rock.

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Today.com

Hiker rescues rooster on Appalachian Trail, walks him 42 miles to ...
Today.com
Heather Bolint was not expecting to rescue a rooster while fulfilling her lifelong dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail. The rooster also couldn't have expected ...

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Hiker discovers rooster on Appalachian Trail, carries it 42 miles to ...
Sacramento Bee
Hiker Heather Bolint found a rooster in the middle of the Appalachian Trail, then carried it 42 miles to Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary in Maryland.

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West Hartford News

Noah Webster Library hosts Appalachian Trail backpacker | News ...
West Hartford News
WEST HARTFORD ? Those who attend this program on Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m., will be treated to a modern-day adventure.

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The Mountaineer

White Oak 'Trekking Twins' complete Appalachian Trail at 80
The Mountaineer
The White Oak twins earned their nickname ? which they proudly share ? by hiking the entire 2,190 miles of the Appalachian Trail. They took it in sections beginning in 2002 at 66 years old, and completed the mammoth undertaking last July at 80-years-old.


Maryville Daily Times

One foot in front of the other
Maryville Daily Times
This photo captures a view from the Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts as Maryville's Troy Galyon makes his way to Maine from Georgia on the Appalachian Trail back in the summer. Troy Galyon | The Daily Times. Overlook on AT. Shenandoah Valley is just ...


Newnan Times-Herald

Newnan's Michael Colpoys' tales from the Appalachian Trail
Newnan Times-Herald
The Appalachian Trail hike is a more than 2,000-mile trek through 14 states, where hikers encounter various woodland animals, plenty of insects and extreme temperatures. And it ends with a 5.5-mile climb up Mt. Katahdin in the state of Maine, where ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Injured Arizona woman plucked by helicopter from Appalachian Trail
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Rescuers hiked Bemis Mountain south of Rangeley to reach the woman and carry her to a spot where the helicopter could land.

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WDBJ7

Roanoke family hikes entire Appalachian Trail with their baby
WDBJ7
So, Bekah and Derrick and Ellie Quirin hiked the entire Appalachian Trail together, all 2,200 miles or so in just six months. "But to our knowledge and the knowledge of the ATC she is the only baby to have traveled the entire length of the trail," dad ...

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