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Hikeover Country?

Backpacker Magazine added a small blurb in the most recent September 2018 issue to post a few reactions to the main article on the GPT from the June issue. Here it is in it’s entirety. I welcome your comments. Hikeover … Continue reading

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What in the Blazes?. . .

The following is a guest blog written by Luke Jordan, a.k.a. Strider, the first thru hiker of the GPT. Feel free to post a comment and let us know your thoughts on blazes for the GPT. For thousands of miles … Continue reading

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Thru and Back Again

Just finished reading Luke “Strider” Jordan’s book about his 2013 thru hike of the North Country National Scenic Trail. ¬†Reader’s of this blog are well acquainted with the fact that there is such a thing. I’ve posted a number of … Continue reading

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Our National Scenic Trails

As far as National Scenic Trails are concerned (and for these purposes I’m not including National Historic Trails or National Recreation Trails), there are currently 11 in existence (three of them were added as recently as 2009). ¬†They represent some … Continue reading

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