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Go Where the Trail Leads You with Bell’s Brewery and the Partnership for the National Trails System

Go Where the Trail Leads You with Bell’s Brewery and the Partnership for the National Trails System

Over the next few weeks, you might find posters and stands in grocery stores inviting you to Go Where the Trail Leads You. The signs are part of a co-branded...

Sep 21, 2022 : Guest Post
Is Universal Cell Phone Coverage Around the Corner?

Is Universal Cell Phone Coverage Around the Corner?

Apple announced last week that the iPhone 14 will soon be equipped to send SOS messages to emergency services via satellite when cell service and WiFi are unavailable. Google has...

Sep 14, 2022 : Kelly Floro
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
Northern Terminus of Pacific Crest Trail Closed Due to Wildfires

Northern Terminus of Pacific Crest Trail Closed Due to Wildfires

The Pacific Crest Trail is closed from mile 2636 to the Northern Terminus at the Canadian border due to several fires burning near the trail. No reroute has been recommended...

Sep 8, 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
Josh Perry Sets New PCT FKT, Beating Heather Anderson’s Longstanding Record

Josh Perry Sets New PCT FKT, Beating Heather Anderson’s Longstanding Record

Josh Perry, a 27-year-old British endurance hiker, completed the Pacific Crest Trail on August 7th in just 55 days, 16 hours, and 54 minutes, breaking the self-supported speed record on...

Aug 11, 2022 : Kelly Floro
Joe “Stringbean” McConaughy Beats JMT Speed Record By a Day

Joe “Stringbean” McConaughy Beats JMT Speed Record By a Day

Joe "Stringbean" McConaughy set an unsupported Fastest Known Time (FKT) speed record on the John Muir Trail (JMT) last week, completing the 221-mile trail in 3 days, 1 hour, 0...

Aug 10, 2022 : Brandon Chase
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