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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • Hiking With Pride: Like Regular Hiking, But Gayer

    Hiking With Pride:  Like Regular Hiking, But Gayer
    “What’s the difference between straight hiking and gay hiking?” a straight friend once asked Richard, a financier who is proud to call himself a Connecticut Pride Hiker. Richard believes it’s the humor that distinguishes gay...
  • Outdoors & Recreation calendar

    Gunpowder nature hike Wednesday, Gunpowder Falls State Park, Masemore Road. The Hereford area of the Gunpowder houses some rare native plants. This three-mile hike will be very slow, but there will be some steep hills and a scramble over rocks. Call 410-...
  • Fitness with a view

    Fitness with a view
    Fall in the Mid-Atlantic region offers a break from the summer humidity, a pause before the cold, gray winter, and lots of great scenery. It's a perfect opportunity to get outdoors for some exercise that doesn't feel like a chore. Whether it is a peaceful...
  • As leadership ages, Mountain Club of Maryland looking for new trailblazers

    As leadership ages, Mountain Club of Maryland looking for new trailblazers
    Reuben Dagold wasn't sure what he was going to do when he retired as a bureau director of the Baltimore City Health Department 11 years ago at age 62. He knew one thing. "I told myself that I wasn't going to take on any responsibility," Dagold recalled....
  • Sports Notices

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/MS Sports Notices, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; e-mail tworgo@patuxent.com. Include date, time, location, contact information and...
  • Duquette is finally back in the only job he's ever wanted

    Duquette is finally back in the only job he's ever wanted
    At 19, faced with the possibility of not being able to play baseball for the summer, Dan Duquette struck out on his own. He created a semipro team to represent his hometown. Duquette corralled players, drummed up sponsors and even dragged the ballfield....
  • Georgia getaways: big city, little city and small town

    Georgia getaways: big city, little city and small town
    HAZELHURST, Ga. - If you're like most people, you love the holidays but shout "Hallelujah!" when the last strains of "Auld Lang Syne" fade away. That's when it's time for a post-holidays getaway, so take a look at these destinations in Georgia that are...
  • Commentary: Bearly able to conceal excitement about bears

    Since I was a kid, I've spent a lot of time in the woods. My family has camped in state and national parks along the East Coast from Maine to Florida, and I've even hiked relatively short portions of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, Pennsylvania and...
  • Shenandoah Crossing in the middle of a great Virginia vacation

    Shenandoah Crossing in the middle of a great Virginia vacation
    Get outdoors and take in the beautiful Virginia landscape without sacrificing luxury at Shenandoah Crossing resort. Based in Gordonsville, "a town at the Crossroads of History," the resort offers the perfect place to go camping, but also just minutes...
  • Take autumn easy

     Take autumn easy
    BETHEL, Maine — You know you've found a worthy fall colors spot when you plan to go far in a day but don't go far at all. On my first day in the mountains of western Maine last October, I planned to hit three stops — three places to soak in...
  • Park School graduate walks 400 miles to Yale

    Park School graduate walks 400 miles to Yale
    Any high school graduate who thinks that college is merely a next step should walk a mile in Gabe Acheson's shoes. When the Park School graduate arrived Thursday at Yale University, he'd walked nearly 400 miles, fulfilling a promise he'd made in his...