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2014-08-09 23:01:43

Eagle Scout and teacher designs new outdoor education board game. Learning best practices for hiking the Appalachian Trail can begin in your own living room. Marshall, NC (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 New Game Promotes Best Practices on the Appalachian Trail. Learning best practices for hiking the Appalachian Trail—a 2,181-mile trek from Maine to Georgia—can begin in your own living room. Mark Hanf of Marshall, N.C., and his team of developers at Outdoor Edutainment, LLC, created a board...

2014-06-24 23:16:38

Averaging more than 30 miles a day at elevations over 14,000 feet, Gerry Morton and Andrew Skurka travel the 221-mile John Muir Trail in seven days — a trip that takes most hikers four weeks. Manhattan Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The John Muir Trail runs 221 miles from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the continental United States. It is a challenging trek that averages 10,000 feet in elevation, with several mountain passes that are in excess...

2014-06-18 23:11:47

Record Setter Adam Bradley to Begin Hiking Three Iconic American Trails in June while Collecting Wildlife Data for the University of California at Davis Reno, Nev. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Long-distance eco-adventurer Adam Bradley, who set the 2009 Pacific Crest Trail unsupported shared speed record, is attempting to be the first person to connect the three major wilderness trails in the United States, and the terrain between, using only his own power. The 15,674-mile route transits 35...

2014-06-05 12:23:59

Discover and Learn About PA's Trails at ExplorePAtrails.com HARRISBURG, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti is inviting all Pennsylvanians to discover, celebrate and learn about trails throughout the state on National Trails Day, June 7. "From Philadelphia to Erie and all points in-between, Pennsylvania has thousands of miles of trails available to connect citizens with the wonders of the outdoors,"...

2014-05-23 12:21:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hikers can pick their pace and path through Pennsylvania's bountiful outdoors when Hiking Week 2014 begins on Saturday, May 24, offering participants a variety of organized hikes across the state. "Pennsylvania Hiking Week is a great time to explore the commonwealth's numerous hiking trails," said Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti. "Whether you like to hike alone or with a group, spring...

2014-03-20 16:23:15

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) has again partnered with Warrior Hike to provide a group of military veterans the opportunity to "Walk Off The War" along the Appalachian Trail (A.T.). This year's group of veterans began the six-month-long physical challenge on March 17 at Springer Mountain, the southern terminus of the Trail in Georgia. The "Walk Off The War" Program provides participating combat veterans with...

2014-01-27 12:22:38

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti today announced that Redbank Valley Trails in Armstrong, Clarion and Jefferson counties is the 2014 Trail of the Year in Pennsylvania. This new designation is coordinated by DCNR's Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee to elevate public awareness of the thousands of miles of trails available for public enjoyment in Pennsylvania. "Eighteen fantastic...

2013-07-12 23:18:48

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...


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