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Tag Archives: Trails
The Abol Trail famed for going straight up the mountain without switchbacks is about to get switchbacks along with other changes as the trail is relocated as a result of a landslide. The estimated cost of the rerouting is $100,000.
The Port Townsend Leader reports that only 50 people completed the 2,658-mile trail Pacific Crest Trail in 2005 thanks largely to heavy snowpack which closed many of the passes in the Sierras.
Times Argus reports Andrew Thompson completed the Appalachian Trail in a record 47 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes.
Tahoe World reports there was a light turnout for its first annual Tahoe City Trailday for Pacific Crest thru-hikers.
Cumberlink reports Justin Miles Kenney, 27, from Alabama was killed by a trail while thru hiking the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania.
Walkermnn reports Andrew Skurka of Massachusetts has walked 5,015 miles in his attempt to be the first to complete the 7,700 mile Sea to Sea Trail across the northern U.S. between the Atlantic and Pacific.
Leeburgs Today reports Michael Baldoni, 18, fell 80 feet off the Appalachian Trail near Raven Rocks in West Virginia.
Centerdaily reports Lee Barry has become at the oldest person to complete the Appalachian Trail at 81. He carried a homemade pack (made from nylon with no frame) . He started Jan. 2 at the trail’s southern terminus at Springer … Continue reading
ATC to Change Name to Appalachian Trail Conservancy