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AT Thru-Hiker Drowns in Connecticut River New Hampshire

AT Thru-Hiker Drowns in Connecticut River New Hampshire

Authorities recovered the body of a drowning victim from the Connecticut River near Hanover, NH on Friday. The victim has been identified as Joey Harvey, 45, of Prentiss, Mississippi. Harvey...

Sep 11, 2022 : Kelly Floro
Man Arrested Standing Naked on Roof of AMC White Mountains Hut

Man Arrested Standing Naked on Roof of AMC White Mountains Hut

On Saturday August 20th, a man was arrested standing naked and "highly agitated" on the roof of Zealand Falls Hut according to NBC Boston. It took more than an hour...

Aug 25, 2022 : Penina Satlow
Lyme Disease Vaccine Enters Phase 3 Trials

Lyme Disease Vaccine Enters Phase 3 Trials

A new vaccine against Lyme disease developed by Pfizer and French drugmaker Valeneva has entered phase 3 trials. The randomized controlled study has enrolled 6,000 volunteers ages 5 and over....

Aug 15, 2022 : Penina Satlow
Standing Bear Trio Recalls Rescue of Family Dog Mauled by Bear on AT

Standing Bear Trio Recalls Rescue of Family Dog Mauled by Bear on AT

Earlier this year, two people and two dogs went out for a harmless little hike on the Appalachian Trail; a hike that would turn into a scene of horror, and...

Aug 12, 2022 : Bloodhound
Hiker Dies After Being Found Unresponsive on Mt. Washington

Hiker Dies After Being Found Unresponsive on Mt. Washington

A man is dead after being found unresponsive on Mt. Washington's Jewell Trail at 1:15 pm on Saturday, July 30. The hikers who found him called 911 and immediately began...

Aug 4, 2022 : Penina Satlow
AT Hiker Found Dead in Tent Near Damascus, VA

AT Hiker Found Dead in Tent Near Damascus, VA

Authorities confirmed that the body of an Appalachian Trail hiker was found on the AT in Washington County, Virginia, early Sunday morning. WCSO said deputies found the hiker, who has...

Jul 19, 2022 : Kelly Floro
ATC Recommends Bear-Resistant Food Storage Along Entire Appalachian Trail

ATC Recommends Bear-Resistant Food Storage Along Entire Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy yesterday announced the adoption of a new policy strongly recommending that all backpackers store their food in an approved storage container overnight. The

Jul 15, 2022 : Penina Satlow
Parents Whose 10-Year-Old Daughter Died in House Fire Arrested on Appalachian Trail

Parents Whose 10-Year-Old Daughter Died in House Fire Arrested on Appalachian Trail

A Georgia couple who had been on the run since their 10-year-old daughter died in a house fire on April 17th were arrested on Wednesday on the Appalachian Trail. Carina...

Jul 1, 2022 : Kelly Floro
Hiker Rescued from Presidential Traverse on Saturday Has Died

Hiker Rescued from Presidential Traverse on Saturday Has Died

A hiker who was rescued near Mount Clay in New Hampshire's Presidential Mountains on Saturday night has died from his injuries, according to New Hampshire Fish and Game (NHFG). The...

Jun 21, 2022 : Kelly Floro
Hiker Struck by Lightning Near Blue Ridge Parkway, VA

Hiker Struck by Lightning Near Blue Ridge Parkway, VA

A man from Norfolk, VA was hospitalized on Wednesday after being struck by lightning while hiking Sharp Top, a mountain on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Bedford, VA. Units from...

Jun 10, 2022 : Kelly Floro