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Appalachian Trail Conservancy Film Festival on East Coast

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is sponsoring a film festival at several theatres on the East Coast featuring the film Appalachian Impressions.

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Matt Kirk Claims 58 days is record for fastest self-supported Appalachian Trail hike

Brevard,North Carolina, school teacher Matt Kirk has claimed the record for fastest self supported hike of the Appalachian Trail – 58 days, nine hours and 38 minutes. The previous record was 60 days. Kirk averaged 37 miles a day. Former … Continue reading

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Jennifer Pharr Davis Book About Her Record 46 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes Hike of the Appalachian Trail

Jennifer Pharr Davis who hiked the Appalachian Trail in 46 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes in 2011 — faster than anybody male or female — has book on the adventure Called Again: A Story of Love and Triumph

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Millinocket named Maine’s 3rd Appalachian Trail Community

Millinocket is excited Maine’s 3rd Appalachian Trail Community — meaning it’s on the official map. Millinocket named Maine’s 3rd Appalachian Trail Community — Penobscot — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine.

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Brenton Lengel “North to Maine” About the Appalachian Trail is Opening Off Broadway

Brenton Lengel “North to Maine” About the Appalachian Trail is Opening Off Broadway at the C.O.W. Theatre at 21 Clinton Street, New York. North to Maine is the first play ever written about the Appalachian Trail and the Thru-Hikers who … Continue reading

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Jennifer Pharr Claims to Have Hiked AT in Record 46 Days

Jennifer Pharr is claiming she did the Appalachian Trail in a record 46 days going from Katahdin on June 16. And she had time to blog!

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Barefoot Sisters Write Books About Hiking the AT Barefoot

The “Barefoot Sisters” who hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2000 barefoot have written a couple bookss about their experiences. Lucy Letcher, 25 at the time, and her sister Susan Letcher, 21, report their story in “Southbound” (going from Katahdin to … Continue reading

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International Appalachian Trail Seeks European Extension

The International Appalachian Trail has announced a planned European extension starting in Greenland. When combined with the Eastern Continental Trail it would be possible to walk from Key West, Florida to Morocco (with a few water ferries thrown in).

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Appalachian Trail Days May 14-16

Appalachian Trail Days is coming May 14-16 to Damascus, Virginia. This year’s version will celebrate the new AT machine in Pennsylvania. Johnny Molloy, Gene Espy and Paralee Dawson-Hayward will be signing their guidebooks.

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Appalachian Trail Museum Society Museum to Open in Pennsylvania Near Gettysburg

The Appalachian Trail Museum Society passes along this news about its museum that is to open June 5, 2010.

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