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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • 'A Walk in the Woods' trailer: Robert Redford and Nick Nolte hit the trail

    'A Walk in the Woods' trailer: Robert Redford and Nick Nolte hit the trail
    Based on Bill Bryson's 1998 memoir, "A Walk in the Woods" is headed to the big screen starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.
  • On hikes through Maryland's Appalachian Trail, you 'huff and puff and chat'

    On hikes through Maryland's Appalachian Trail, you 'huff and puff and chat'
    Zeke Barbour doesn't shy from a stiff challenge. So when the Forest Hill resident learned of a group trek on a rugged, rock-strewn 8 1/2-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, he signed on. Barbour has hiked pieces of the 2,160-mile trail...

    Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Recreation and outdoors calendar
    Golf Challenge Monday, June 1: The United States Golf Challenge, a national two-man best ball competition, will hold a local event at Suburban Golf Club. A substantial portion of the team registration fees will benefit Folds of Honor, which provides...

    Stringing an emerald necklace of islands

    It's a five-minute paddle from the North Siesta Key Bridge to Edwards Island. Six acres in size, the island is a prized chunk of land, boasting gradual sandy beaches in some areas, ecologically valuable mangrove stands in others and a surprisingly...

    Penn law grad tells story of surviving Nepal quake

    Andrew Towne, 33, was eating lunch in a tent at base camp on Mount Everest when the ground beneath him began to sway. He and others scrambled out of the tent, said Towne, a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. That's when "we saw this wall...