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The First Thru Hike of the GPT!

Luke Jordan, trail name “Strider” is marching along on the first ever thru hike of the Great Plains Trail!  Luke gained thru hiker notoriety three years ago when he completed the North Country Trail as a non stop end-to-end thru … Continue reading

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The Road Less Traveled

We posted this topic recently on Facebook, but I also wanted to open up a wider discussion to any and all potential GPT hikers out there.  Like the North Country Trail, The American Discovery Trail, and the Ice Age Trail, … 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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