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Why Do You Hike the Appalachian Trail?

  My friend Martin left a comment on my last trip report, saying the he was beginning to see the appeal of hiking the Appalachian Trail. To put this in context, Martin lives in the UK and hikes a lot in Scotland. He's a lightweight backpacker like me and is …

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100 Mile Wilderness – Trip Planning

Maine Appalachian Trail This summer I'll be doing a 9 day section of the Appalachian Trail in a very remote part of Maine called the 100 mile wilderness. The route I'll be taking is about 130 miles long, including a summit of Mt. Katadhin in Baxter State Park, the northernmost …

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