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Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s 2013 Biennial Will Feature Music, Culture, and Hiking Trails

July 12, 2013

60 different guided hikes with over 70 workshops covering cultural heritage, environmental issues, hiking & backpacking skills. There will also be music, contra dancing, presentations, & a Cherokee story teller.

Cullowhee, NC (PRWEB) July 12, 2013

The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpath in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length. The Trail goes through fourteen states along the crests and valleys of the Appalachian mountain range from the southern terminus at Springer Mountain, Georgia, to the Trail’s northern terminus at Katahdin, Maine.

The full schedule of the 2013 A.T. Biennial Conference includes 137 organized hikes, 70 workshops, and excursions to some of the region’s best activities. Registration is open for one-day, weekend, or week-long admittance. Admission to the entire week’s evening events is $15 with conference registration. For more information visit http://www.appalachiantrail.org

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy was founded in 1925 by volunteers and federal officials working to build a continuous footpath along the Appalachian Mountains. The A.T. is a unit of the National Park System, stretching from Georgia to Maine, at approximately 2,180 miles in length. It is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world.

If hiking is your passion then The Coves provides over 20+ miles of hiking trails in addition to the miles and miles of trails in the Pisgah National Forest adjacent to the community.

For the original version on PRWeb visit: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10919474.htm


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