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Hiking Vermont’s Long Trail Slideshow

Camel's Hump, Vermont

Vermont’s Long Trail is 270 miles long and runs from the Vermont/Massachusetts border north to the border of the United States and Canada. Completed in 1931, it is the oldest long distance hiking trail in the United States and served as the model for the development of the Appalachian Trail. …

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Long Trail Gear List: Section Six

Here’s the gear list for my last major section hike of The Long Trail, a 4-day, 50 mile backpack from Johnson, VT to the Canadian Border. This gear list weighs a bit more than those from my late spring and summer hikes because the weather up north is getting a …

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Section Hiking The Long Trail

Map of Vermont's Long Trail

The Long Trail is a 272 mile trail that runs from the Massachusetts-Vermont state border through Vermont to the Canadian Border. It was established before the Appalachian Trail and is said to have been the model upon which the AT was based. The first 100 miles of the Long Trail coincide with the Appalachian Trail, but the LT keeps going north at White River Junction as the AT breaks east and heads into New Hampshire.

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