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Forty has never looked so good! We're teaming up with the CDTC (Continental Divide Trail Coalition) to celebrate the CDT's 40th birthday! Join us
Most hikers know you need several specific items to make a long-distance backpacking trip successful. A shelter, a pack, sleep system, and layers are
A federal judge in Montana has temporarily blocked construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, saying the Trump administration
In July 2018, ground was broken for the construction of an insulation manufacturing plant in Jefferson County, West Virginia. This 24-hour-a-day
While the real transformation happens inside the soul of a thru-hiker, it doesn’t mean we don’t love to see what 2,000 miles of hiking looks like
It's one of the most common questions for first-time backpackers and campers. The uncertainty can be enough to stop those wanting to get into the
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The body of Mitzie Susan Clements was discovered Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, two miles from Clingmans Dome and less than