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The Columbian

Woodland man to begin Pacific Crest Trail journey on Friday
The Columbian
Through-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail is well-known for a taking a mental toll, too. Glessing has downloaded music, audio books and podcasts on his telephone ?to pass the time and keep my mind from not being stimulated enough.'' He has a solar charger ...
'Wild' draws more hikers to PCTU-T San Diego
Memoir turned movie lifts Pacific Crest Trail from obscurityWashington Times

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KRON4.com

Adventurer's 5-Month Journey Hiking Pacific Crest Trail Condensed Into 5 ...
KRON4.com
PACIFIC CREST TRAIL (KRON) ? If you read Cheryl Strayed's Wild or saw the 2014 film adaptation and thought you would never be able to blaze your own epic path hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, Andy Davidhazy can give you a taste of that journey ...

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The Weather Channel

Andy Davidhazy Hikes Storm-Blasted Pacific Crest Trail, Takes a Selfie Every ...
The Weather Channel
In May 2013, Davidhazy set out to solo hike the Pacific Crest Trail, which spans over 2,700 miles and touches both the Mexican and Canadian borders with the United States. To humanize the experience and keep a record of the changes he experienced, ...
Man Hikes Entire Pacific Crest Trail, Takes Selfie for Each MileFOX40
The ups and downs of a 2250-mile hike on the Pacific Crest TrailDaily Record
Man Takes Selfie During 2660-Mile Hike on PCTPOPSUGAR

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PBS NewsHour

Snapping selfies helped motivate this Pacific Crest Trail hiker
PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, Andy Davidhazy hiked the entire Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada, and took a selfie for every mile. A time-lapse video of the selfies shows the five-month journey as well as his 50-pound weight loss.

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The San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO man who had hip replacement to hike Pacific Crest Trail
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Jim Harper of San Luis Obispo, California, is setting out on April 28, 2015, to hike the entire length of the Pacific Crest Trail. Here's how he plans to do it. JOE JOHNSTON ? jjohnston@thetribunenews.com ...

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Yakima Herald-Republic

Pacific Crest Trail hike a family adventure
Yakima Herald-Republic
On Monday, Kem, 66, and 26-year-old Karra set out on foot from the California-Mexico border in the hilly desert of eastern San Diego County, beginning what they plan to be a 41/2-month, 2,650-mile through-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. And before you ...

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Redding Record Searchlight

Novice hikers, fans of "Wild" should exercise caution on Pacific Crest Trail
Redding Record Searchlight
Photo by Tim Holt Don Lee, at the Mount Shasta Ranger Station's visitor information center, warns novice hikers about the Pacific Crest Trail. Copyright 2015 Journal Media Group. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast ...


Men's Journal

Record Book: The First Winter Crossing of the Pacific Crest Trail
Men's Journal
When Shawn Forry and Justin Lichter, hiking partners from California, announced their plan to make a winter crossing of the Pacific Crest Trail, a local paper suggested the duo was "asking for a death sentence." The PCT extends 2,650 miles from Canada ...


OPB News (blog)

1 Man Takes 2660 Selfies On Pacific Crest Trail In Viral Video
OPB News (blog)
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail can really wear on a person, and one man documented his journey at every mile with selfies. That's right: 2,660 selfies. Andy Davidhazy embarked on the five-month trip starting at the Mexico border near Campo, California ...
Hiker Takes 2600 Selfies Along the Pacific Crest TrailKCET
This Guy Lost 50 Pounds Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail ? And Took a Selfie ...The Daily Meal
Man Takes Selfie for Every Mile Hiking from Mexico to BCKelownaNow
mirror.co.uk
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People Magazine

This Guy Took 2660 Selfies on the Pacific Crest Trail - and Lost 50 Lbs. in ...
People Magazine
When Andy Davidhazy decided to take a selfie for every mile of his 2,660-mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, he knew the last photo he took would reveal a totally different person. "I wanted to come back with a new level of confidence, I wanted to ...
Andy Davidhazy treks 2660 miles taking selfies along Pacific Crest TrailInternational Business Times UK
Man walks 2660-mile trail, takes selfie every mile to prove itWSKG.org

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The CDT in the News


Continental Divide Trail celebrated
Silver City Sun-News
The day consisted of activities for all ages, and Sunday included a volunteer work day on the Continental Divide Trail. There were multiple booths of organizations downtown giving information about different outdoor activities that are available in the ...


Continental Divide Trail Days begin Friday
Silver City Sun-News
"This is the inaugural event for the entire Continental Divide Trail, and this is the first time it is being held," said Teresa Martinez, executive director of the Continental Divide Trail Coalition on Tuesday. "And this first event is being held in ...


KRWG

Silver City Designated As Gateway City To The Continental Divide Trail
KRWG
Silver City has been designated as a Gateway City to the Continental Divide Trail. On April 10th through April 12 Friday-Sunday, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is inviting the public to participate in a number of activities to introduce ...


Beaumont Enterprise

New Mexico governor signs Rio Grande Trail commission law
Beaumont Enterprise
Called the Rio Grande Trail, the pathway is envisioned as being similar to the Appalachian Trail or the Continental Divide Trail. The commission will act as the conduit to designate a path that would weave through majestic vistas, monuments and ...
Gov. Martinez signs law to create 500-mile statewide trailKOB.com

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MotorcycleUSA.com

Dr. Frazier's Outlaw Adventure Riding
MotorcycleUSA.com
Headed out on the highways, looking for adventures, I passed on the bubble-wrapped Continental Divide Trail adventure packaged tour for what the promoter claimed was ?America's Ultimate Adventure,? and found my own Continental Divide adventures.

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New Mexico Hikes And Outings For April 25 - June 30
Los Alamos Daily Post
Saturday, June 6: Black Range-Gila Wilderness Loop on part of the Continental Divide Trail. Big Trees, wet canyon and native trout. Hiking the north end of the Aldo Leopold Wilderness from Turkey Run into Diamond Creek and back up to the Continental ...


Authorities rescue missing hiker in NM, arrest wanted criminal
Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES >> After a multi-agency search, a missing hiker was rescued Tuesday near the Continental Divide in Hidalgo County, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. A coordinator for the Continental Divide Trail reported ...


KUNC

Key Funding For Parks, Recreation Awaits Renewal In Congress
KUNC
... which was created in 1965, uses royalties from offshore oil and gas development to build, maintain, and protect public access to outdoor recreation areas ? from local community parks to the majestic Continental Divide Trail, which runs through ...
Congress to Consider Reauthorizing Land and Water Conservation FundPublic News Service

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Great Falls Tribune

Yellowstone River oil spill fish advisory lifted
Great Falls Tribune
Learn about Wilderness Walks, Continental Divide Trail Projects. The Montana Wilderness Association's ?Spring into Summer? tour lands at Dark Horse Saloon (in the basement of the Celtic Cowboy) on Thursday, April 30, from 5 to 8 p.m.. The ?Spring into ...

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Martinez signs Rio Grande Trail commission law
Las Cruces Sun-News
Called the Rio Grande Trail, the pathway is envisioned as being similar to the Appalachian Trail or the Continental Divide Trail. The commission will act as the conduit to designate a path that would weave through majestic vistas, monuments and ...

The AT in the News


Roanoke Times

Forest Service acquires long-sought property along Appalachian Trail
Roanoke Times
MONTEBELLO ? The cluster of young and lean Appalachian Trail through-hikers acknowledged that they'd never heard of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. On a glorious spring afternoon, the northbound hikers paused Thursday with fully loaded ...
Land in Nelson County Bought for View from Appalachian TrailThe Charlottesville Newsplex
Long-coveted Va. property purchased with US fundsWashington Times

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Press Herald

Carey Kish: After 38 years, a second Appalachian Trail thru-hike
Press Herald
The Appalachian Trail isn't the longest footpath in the world, but it is arguably the most famous and certainly the most traveled. A complete traverse is the ultimate backpacking challenge and the adventure of a lifetime for many hikers. In fact ...


Bangor Daily News

Did coyotes kill those two hikers on the Appalachian Trail in Maine?
Bangor Daily News
The plot in his new book, The Precipice, hits close to home with the disappearance of two girls on the Appalachian Trail's Hundred Mile Wilderness. Warden Mike Bowditch is front and center in the search, along with his girlfriend Stacy, a wildlife ...


Ready for another hike on the Appalachian Trail?
The Herald
Sanford was caught having an affair with an Argentinian woman while he was governor in 2009. His divorce came with a tell-all book from his ex-wife. Still, he apologized his way to political redemption, winning a congressional seat. Then, Sanford ...

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WFMZ Allentown

Wind Gap named Appalachian Trail community
WFMZ Allentown
Waterfalls cascading down a mountain are just one beautiful sight many hiking the Appalachian Trail see in the state of Pennsylvania. ?It's an adventure waiting to happen," said Wind Gap resident, Shawn Shelhamer. "To go check out and find out what's ...


Circleville Herald (registration)

Logan Elm alumni tackle the Appalachian Trail
Circleville Herald (registration)
Alicia Salyers and Victor Riffle are 2009 Logan Elm High School graduates who are currently thru-hiking the entire 2,200 miles of the Appalachian Trail (AT) which runs from Georgia to Maine. ?I had the idea of thru-hiking the trail in the back of my ...
Hiker's Notebook: Westbrook's Carroll surpasses 300-mile mark on Appalachian ...KeepMEcurrent.com
Chuck Aldridge's Book "Peace, Love, and Confessions from the Appalachian ...Digital Journal

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Bangor Daily News

Get to know some of the Mainers hiking the Appalachian Trail this year
Bangor Daily News
Marked with white paint and rock piles, the Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuous footpaths in the world. It spans from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine, and each year attracts thousands of hikers. Established in ...
Hiking for a Cause: Area couple aims for Appalachian Trail thru-hikeRichland Source
A Walk In The Woods? As Films Popularize Thru-Hiking, The AT Looks To ...Vermont Public Radio
AT hikers pick up on Easter 'trail magic'Macon County News (blog)

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Mansfield News Journal

Couple hiking Appalachian Trail to help friend
Mansfield News Journal
The Bennetts plan to walk the Appalachian Trail ? all 2,200 miles of it ? to help raise money for their friend, John Gurney. A banker and basketball official, Gurney is battling stage 4 melanoma. Mike said Gurney is undergoing some alternative ...


Mountain Xpress

Transformative journey: Appalachian Trail thru-hiker reconsiders his life path
Mountain Xpress
18, Xpress published ?Tales from the trail: Hiking Appalachia from Georgia to Maine,? detailing the experiences of Appalachian Trail thru-hiker Gary Sizer. In the story, we met Henry Wasserman, a self-described ?conservative, Republican, Bible-thumping ...
Pancakes popular with AT hikersSmoky Mountain News

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Greenville News

Despite accident, hiking deaths on Appalachian Trail remain uncommon
Greenville News
ASHEVILLE ? Considering the enormity of the 2,189-mile-long Appalachian Trail, which sweeps across 14 states and through some of the most remote an rugged country in the Eastern United States, hiker deaths such as the recent one in Maryland are ...
Hike of Appalachian Trail to benefit Micah's BackpackHerald-Mail Media

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