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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • Appalachia gathers dissent to gas pipeline bound for eastern NC

    WAYNESBORO, Va. Fred Powell was born under the misty mountain ridges that hug southwest Virginia, beneath the Appalachian Trail and where Shenandoah National Park's Skyline Drive turns into the Blue Ridge Parkway, in a farmhouse his great-great-grandfather built in 1832.
  • Wind Gap couple has tales to tell from completion of Appalachian Trail hike.

    Even though they saw flying squirrels in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, and moose in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, traversing the entire length of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail — the A.T. — proved...

    The final days of the Frein manhunt

    It felt like the trail had gone cold in the Pocono Mountains, and the townspeople were starting to grumble. Nearly seven weeks into the massive manhunt for alleged cop-killer Eric Frein, state and federal law-enforcement in northeastern Pennsylvania were...

    Jesse Saperstein shares successes for becoming fearless with Asperger's syndrome

    Jesse Saperstein's life can be divided into two parts. In his youth, he blurted out inappropriate comments, he had outbursts of anger and struggled terribly with new situations. He didn't see a future for himself. But in the second half of his life as...

    Hiking the Appalachian Trail through Lehigh Valley region

    Hiking the Appalachian Trail through Lehigh Valley region
    Leaving the security of home for the unpredictability of the outdoors isn't for everyone. But for those who love nature, the Appalachian Trail — showcasing breathtaking scenery from Georgia to Maine —is a "must do." Known as the "AT" and...