Postholer.Com
Postholer Mobile
Home    Journals    Maps    Forums    Login    Register    Help    About   

PCT News   CDT News   AT News

The PCT in the News


Meadville native, husband hike Pacific Crest Trail
SFGate
MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) ? When former Meadville resident Marcy Laderer Thomas decides to take a walk she doesn't fool around. She and her husband, Dave, recently hiked the 2,663-mile Pacific Crest Trail in 108 days. Starting on May 8 in Campo, Calif., the ...

and more »

KQED

Pacific Crest Trail Hikers Find Refuge at the Sonora Pass Cafe
KQED
Right now, there are backpackers crossing into Canada after five months of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. They're called thru-hikers, and they started the trail in Mexico and will traverse 2,650 miles. Now, the lazy among us might have just read ?Wild ...


Meadville Tribune

Meadville native and her husband hike Pacific Crest Trail
Meadville Tribune
She and her husband, Dave, recently hiked the 2,663-mile Pacific Crest Trail in 108 days. Starting on May 8 in Campo, Calif., the Georgia couple trekked the entire 2,663 miles, finishing up on Aug. 24 in Manning Park on the U.S.-Canadian border in ...


Ontario woman hikes entire Oregon stretch of Pacific Crest Trail
Ontario Argus Observer
The Ontario woman could barely do 15-minute intervals on the treadmill at that time, but her doctor kept encouraging her. She fully recovered by August and was able to embark on the Oregon portion of the Pacific Crest Trail with her brother, Bill ...


The Seattle Times

38 years after her solo hike, 'trail angel' helps at end of Pacific Crest Trail
The Seattle Times
Jon Potter, "Dogger", from Michigan, left, tells a story after hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and spending the night at Ravensong's Roost in Mazama. Carolyn Burkhart, next to him, an early PCT hiker, offers her renovated garage as one of the last ...


Corvallis man hikes Pacific Crest Trail to raise awareness of disease that has ...
Corvallis Gazette Times
Jason Evans recently hiked the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money and awareness for fight against Huntington's disease, which has affected him and his family. (Andy Cripe | Corvallis Gazette-Times). 2014-10-04T06:00:00Z 2014-10-09T19:03:36Z Corvallis ...


Hikers try to improve Pacific Crest Trail app
Statesman Journal
Hiking along the Pacific Crest Trail this summer, Lon Cooper looks like a human version of the Google Street View car. Rising out of the side of his stuffed backpack is a gray pipe with a small, but thick, circular top. The antenna stands about 3 ...


The Chronicle

Toledo Couple to Talk Life on Pacific Crest Trail
The Chronicle
Two Toledo community members set out to complete one of their long-held dreams of walking the Pacific Crest Trail. With only 91 days to travel as far as they were able, Chuck and Sally Caley trekked through the desert portions of the trail near Los ...


"Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail"
Webster Kirkwood Times
Standing in line at REI to buy a shovel, she picks up a copy of "The Pacific Crest Trail, Volume 1: California," and four months later, woefully unprepared, she arrives at the starting point of the trail in the Mohave Desert. Three months and 1,100 ...


Reno Gazette Journal

Wild twist on PCT: Hiking iconic trail in winter
Reno Gazette Journal
The wildly popular memoir 'Wild' is pushing interest in hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to the forefront of popular culture. But tackling the 2,650-mile trail during winter is an unheard-of feat ? for now. That's something backcountry adventurers ...

The CDT in the News


Santa Fe New Mexican.com

Film chronicles rigors of walking Continental Divide Trail
Santa Fe New Mexican.com
A rough foot trail ? the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, often simply called the Continental Divide Trail or CDT ? now parallels this backbone, running 3,100 miles from the Canadian border to the Mexican/New Mexico border. Hiking its length ...


Meadville native, husband hike Pacific Crest Trail
SFGate
It's the westernmost of the three long north/south hiking trails in the country, with the other two being the Continental Divide Trail and the Appalachian Trail. She and Dave hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2008. It's 2,160 miles long, 500 miles less ...

and more »

The Tennessean

White Bluff woman walks Appalachian Trail
The Tennessean
As for the future, I Believe, who is 62 years old, has "joked" about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail, but she's not sure what's next. She was happy to be out in Montgomery Bell park for our interview. "Nature is such a ...


Meadville Tribune

Meadville native and her husband hike Pacific Crest Trail
Meadville Tribune
It's the westernmost of the three long north/south hiking trails in the country, with the other two being the Continental Divide Trail and the Appalachian Trail. She and Dave hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2008. It's 2,160 miles long, 500 miles less ...


Freedom Is A 3100 Mile Solo Hike
MTPR
Kayla Murchison is taking a solo through-hike of the Continental Divide trail from Mexico to Canada. Credit Clay Scott. "I can't imagine a better existence," says Kayla Murchison. She's nearing the end of a 3,100 mile solo hike on the Continental ...


Sierra Club hikes
Santa Fe New Mexican.com
All Sierra Club Rio Grande chapter outings are free and open to the public. Always call leader to confirm participation and details. Visit www. riograndesierraclub.org/outings for the most updated information. Saturday, Oct. 25: Monticello Box/ Alamosa ...

and more »

Mastic man Ted Warren completes 3100-mile hike on the Great Continental ...
News 12 Long Island
A Mastic man is proud to call himself a triple crown in the long distance hiking community after he completed a hike that spanned more than 3,000 miles. Ted Warren, also known as "Scarecrow," returned home Friday from hiking the Great Continental Divide.


Helena Independent Record

New Divide Travel Plan gets mixed reviews
Helena Independent Record
Alternative 5 takes a pragmatic approach, blocking off areas for motorized and nonmotorized users and will do a better job protecting the Continental Divide Trail, he said. The alternative also proves the best for mountain bikers, said Bob Allen, co ...

and more »

Becka's Hike: Mother hiking 4600-mile trail in memory of her daughter
Steuben Courier
New year, she plans to hike the Continental Divide Trail, which runs from Mexico to Canada. Lowe has hiked the Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine, the Pacific Crest Trail, and walked across Michigan. She's also climbed Mt. Whitney, the highest ...

and more »

Trails cleared in the Gila Wilderness by Back Country Horseman
Silver City Sun-News
In 2014, trails were cleared both inside and outside of wilderness, including about 32 miles of the Continental Divide Trail. "This year's season started in March with Forest Service provid(ing) first aid training, and chainsaw and crosscut saw ...

The AT in the News


Eagan man triumphs over trials of the Appalachian Trail
Minneapolis Star Tribune
To get them to stop, their guide told them about the Appalachian Trail and the people who hike it for fun. ?At first I was like, 'Yeah, they are crazy if they want to do that,' ? Carlson said. ?But it stuck in my head.? The 39-year-old carpenter took ...


The Tennessean

White Bluff woman walks Appalachian Trail
The Tennessean
White Bluff resident Sherry "I Believe" Spillman is "debriefing" after her recent 6-month trek across the entire Appalachian Trail. Spillman greeted a gentleman, who welcomed her home, outside Hog Heaven in White Bluff last week, where we rendezvoused ...


Woman, 74, oldest to hike Appalachian Trail
abc27
In 1955, a woman nicknamed "Grandma Gatewood" became the first female to thru-hike the entire Appalachian Trail. The oldest woman did so in 2007 at the age of 71, but this week that crown was turned over to a Midstate woman who returned to our neck of ...


Hiking the Appalachian Trail through Lehigh Valley region
Allentown Morning Call
According to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, which preserves and manages the footpath, an estimated 2 to 3 million visitors walk a portion of the AT every year, with around 2,000 attempting to travel its entire length. About 15,000 people have ...


74-year-old Camp Hill woman becomes oldest female to thru-hike the ...
The Sentinel
?I wanted to finish my section hike when I was 70 years old and it didn't happen,? the new thru-hiker said Sunday after stopping at the Appalachian Trail Museum at Pine Grove Furnace State Park. ?We were on a hike at Harper's Ferry last summer and ...


Starpulse.com

'Top Gear' (USA) Season Finale Recap: 'Appalachian Trail' - End Of The Road?
Starpulse.com
But before we say goodbye to Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood, we get to join them for one last ride, and it's a big one: trying to drive a portion of the famous Appalachian Trail in a mere 24 hours. Driving all day without crashing or ...


Mother Nature Network (blog)

How much can a 2000-mile hike on the Appalachian Trail change a man? Take ...
Mother Nature Network (blog)
He hiked along, of course, the Appalachian Trail, a stretch of hiking paths that runs more than 2,000 miles from end to end. Millions of people hike the AT every year with a few thousand setting off to conquer the entire length in one go. (My two ...
Photos: Before and After: 2000 Hard Miles on the Appalachian TrailAction Hub

all 2 news articles »

Yahoo Travel

The Amazing People I Met While Hiking the Appalachian Trail Changed My Life
Yahoo Travel
The Appalachian trail became my therapist. As a way to recover from a friend's suicide, I set out on the trail that extends more than 2,000 miles from Georgia to Maine. I needed time to follow my thoughts to completion and find peace in nature. What I ...


Action Hub

Experts Explain How to Prepare to Thru-hike the Appalachian Trail
Action Hub
?There was a dissatisfaction with where my life was at that point,? said Zach Davis, 2011 thru-hiker and author of Appalachian Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail. ?My work required me to spend ...


The Salem News

Beverly woman hikes Appalachian Trail solo
The Salem News
BEVERLY ? Some people go for a walk in the woods to clear their heads. Beverly native Katie Accomando went on a 2,185-mile adventure. After leaving her job and career in March, Accomando traversed the entire Appalachian Trail on her own. She wasn't ...

Postholer.Com © 2005-2014 - W3C