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Fight Alien Invaders on the Appalachian Trail July 12, 2014

Alien Invader on the Appalachian Trail? ~~ Photograph by http://shadall.deviantart.com/

Volunteers are needed to fight alien invaders that have landed and colonized parts of the Appalachian Trail (AT). The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) will search for invasive exotic plants near Lemon Gap, on the Tennessee/North Carolina border on Saturday, July 12, 2014.  They could use your help. Participants in this free ATC event will remove non-native invasive plants and protect […]

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Victory for Deaf-Blind Appalachian Trail Hiker

Roger "Adventurous Pole" Poulin completed a four-year hike of the Appalachian Trail in June of 2014.  Roger is blind and deaf.

Roger “Adventurous Pole” Poulin is a deaf-blind Appalachian Trail hiker who completed his section hike with Roni “Rambling Shamrock” Lepore, his Service Support Provider (SSP) and friend. They first met in 2007 at Long Islands’ Helen Keller National Center, where Roni was learning how to work with deaf-blind people.  Roger told her about his dream to hike AT and […]

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Paul Paur: Odd Man Out on the Appalachian Trail

Paul Paur.  Missing on the Appalachian Trail or hiking the Appalachian Trail?

“That’s crazy!”  My guess is those words are heard by everyone who tells kith and kin they’re going for a 14-state, 2185.3 mile walk in the woods along the Appalachian Trail (AT). Face it.  Taking five or six months off from work, school and/or family to hike the AT isn’t normal.  Not abnormal in any psychological […]

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