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.

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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In 2009, he completed a hike on the 2,000-mile Appalachian National Scenic Trail (AT), the southern link to the International Appalachian Trail.
At almost 2,200 miles, the Appalachian Trail is the world's longest continuous footpath and is used by at least two million hikers a year.
The author, herself an Appalachian Trail long-distance hiker, interviewed 46 men and women hiking the trail about their experiences, lifelong friendships, and interactions with local communities on the trail, such as the annual Trail Days events in Damascus, Virginia.
The Appalachian Trail begins at Springer Mountain, Georgia and ends at Mount Katahdin, Maine.
He seems to relish playing a role that is more about laughs than drama as he is teamed with a gnarled and blundering Nick Nolte as old buddies who gradually bond amid the beautiful splendour of the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail.
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He started by backpacking sections of the Appalachian Trail, just a few miles from where he grew up in Great Barrington, and he says he's making up for lost time, since as a boy he thought the Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine, was just a dirt road that crossed the Mass Pike.
On this cold winter morning, I had to drive 25 miles to a rural property inspection involving the purchase of 230 acres from a municipality in New York's Hudson River Valley by federal agencies with jurisdiction over the Appalachian Trail.
Synopsis: "Trailing Tennessee" is the story of Eli Sutton, a teenager who embarks upon a journey on the Appalachian Trail as a runaway from home.

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