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General, Support ATC

“Bears Ears – But Who’s Listening”

Editorial Note:: This article, in substantially the same form, was published previously at Blue Ridge Outdoors   UPDATE:  Since the publication of this article, Secretary of the...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Support ATC

RTK’s AT CHALLENGE 

    We have fallen heirs to the most glorious heritage a people ever received, and each one must do his part if we wish to show that the nation is worthy of its good fortune.  ...

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Bruce's Thru-hike

TRAIL NAMES – Who is “RTK”?

This post is rated “I” for intermediate, meaning it is neither basic information, nor little known.** During the last three years I have been more than fascinated with the AT and the...

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About the AT

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Should I FlipFlop?

This post is rated “B” for “Beginner,” meaning it is basic information to the Appalachian Trail community.** In my early posts I have used a few terms that are common on the...

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About the AT

The AT and the Origin of the Idea

This post is rated “E” for expert, meaning it is far from basic information – it is not likely known by most.** Many who know me well know that I’m a history buff and I...

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About the AT

What is the Appalachian Trail?

This post is rated “B” for Beginner** In my last post I reported on my decision to attempt to walk the entire Appalachian Trail (or, the “AT”) in 2018. A beginner or...

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