Appalachian Trail


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Appalachian Trail

A hiking path of the eastern United States extending about 3,490 km (2,170 mi) from Mount Katahdin in central Maine to Springer Mountain in northern Georgia.
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Appala′chian Trail′


n.
a hiking trail through the Appalachian Mountains from central Maine to N Georgia. 2050 mi. (3300 km) long.
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Critique: A simple, deftly crafted, and pervasive pleasure to browse through from cover to cover, "Human-Powered Poetry from the Appalachian Trail: A Thru-hiker's Perspective" is an extraordinary combination of poetry and imagery that will prove impressively inspirational and entertaining for anyone who is an outdoor enthusiast enjoying their own hikes and rambles through the natural world.
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I assume Jennifer Pharr Davis did not have time to "waste" admiring a sublime sunset or a golden sunrise during her rush along the Appalachian Trail. One can also assume she didn't slow down to revel in the natural environment around her or listen with delight to the sweet songs of the American robin, the yellow-throated vireo or the brown thrasher.
Over the past 10 years, Appalachian Trail Adventures has built a reputation by introducing vacationers to some of Vermont's best hiking trails, kayaking locations, caves, and local attractions.
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AUGUSTA, Maine, Sha'ban 19, 1437, May 26, 2016, SPA -- An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal of her ordeal and ultimately resigned herself to the idea she was going to die and it could be years before her remains were located, according to investigatory documents, according to AP.
Alexei Likhtman, 44, lost his balance while taking photographs and fell around 50ft on a trip to part of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, police said.
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