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Appalachian Trail

Photo Shoot in the Shenandoah National Park: Blackrock Summit

Heather Hummel | Posted 07.22.2015 | Arts
Heather Hummel

Rays - North West View ISO 200 f/10 1/25 18mm focal length - - Photo Credit: Heather Hummel Photography I'd been meaning to hike the Blackrock Summi...

One Way to Find Out Whether Someone's Got Your Back

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The Appalachian Trail is 2,175 miles long and runs from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mt. Katahdin in Maine. The trail was finished in 1937 and in 1...

5 Questions to a Pedestrian: Trevor Thomas, the Blind Hiker

Stefan Szepesi | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Stefan Szepesi

The 5QTAP series features questions to inspiring walkers from across the globe. At age 35 Trevor Thomas heard he was turning completely blind. Wit...

David Lohr

MANHUNT: Convicted Sex Offender Allegedly Lured 14-Year-Old Girl From Home | David Lohr | Posted 07.01.2015 | Crime

The father of a missing teen who was last seen in the company of a sex offender with a lengthy criminal history, said his worst fear is that his daugh...

Isaiah Cooper Shares Life On The Appalachian Trail

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 09.02.2014 | Green

Vine user Isaiah Cooper posted his first trail Vine when he started a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail four months ago. Since then he's entertained ...

Unique And Immersive New Hampshire Driving Tour Brings You to Portsmouth, Concord, Hanover

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Generally, tourists head to New Hampshire for its mountains and lakes. It is the Granite State, after all. But this four or five day mini-escape introduces you to New Hampshire's riches of a different sort: military, government, education, antiquities, all with a sense of adventure and fun.

An Appalachian Trail Road Trip

Home Away | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
Home Away

This road trip will also deepen your knowledge of American history and geography. The Appalachian Trail passes through 14 states, but the best driving routes are the Skyline Drive in Virginia and the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.

Juggling Faith and Forensics

Mark I. Pinsky | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Mark I. Pinsky

Despite my years of covering crime, cops and courts, I soon learned that literally solving a case was much more difficult than literarily solving one.

A Natural Path to Protect What We Love

Dan Chu | Posted 09.16.2013 | Impact
Dan Chu

Everyone has a deep connection to a special place in nature.  It may be a public park or trail, a stream, a bit of green in their backyard, or a wilderness area high up in the mountains.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Chuck Kellen | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
Chuck Kellen

I'm not sure I could ever fully describe what takes place when I take time to immerse myself in nature, but something does. Something primal, something eternal and I am very grateful that we maintain these places and all places like it. I can't wait to hit the trail again!

Hidden Lives Of Moonshiners And Serpent-Handlers

AP | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- East Tennessee State University's Reece Museum is presenting "Vanishing Appalachia," a traveling exhibit from the East Tennesse...

Jessica Prois

WATCH: Rescue Of Trapped Hiker Caught On Video | Jessica Prois | Posted 12.12.2012 | Impact

When Tennessee rescuers took off in a helicopter to find Steven Ainsworth, a stranded hiker on the Appalachian Trail, they faced harsh weather conditi...

Andrew Burmon

PHOTO: The Appalachian Trail Is America's Narrowest Achievement | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

At 2,184 miles long, the Appalachian Trail winds the equivalent of almost 9 percent of the Earth's circumference between Springer Mountain in Georgia ...

Appalachian Trail Still Evolving After 75 Years

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 10.13.2012 | Green

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) — Like the people who hike it, the Appalachian Trail is always moving. Technically, Tuesday marks the 75th ...

What He Found On A 2,100-Mile Hike Along The Appalachian Trail

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.24.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

After his wife of 36 years died of breast cancer, Paul Stuzman, 57, spent 138 days hiking 2,176 miles along the Appalachian trail. He tells the story in Hiking Through: One Man's Journey to Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail.

Meeting A Supertramp

The Daily Collegian | Posted 06.10.2012 | Travel
The Daily Collegian

By his own account, he had walked nearly 100,000 miles when I met him.

PHOTOS: My Hike Across America: Heading West From New York

Martin J. Bernstein | Posted 05.09.2012 | Travel
Martin J. Bernstein

A week or so ago the dogs and I slept near a lake deep in the still woods of the Hudson Highlands.

Hiker Dies On Appalachian Trail, 20 Miles From Completion

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

David Sharp and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine — A 67-year-old hiker whose trail name was "Buffalo Bobby" suffered a fatal med...

WATCH: A 6-Month Appalchian Trail Journey Condensed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Kevin Gallagher, a Richmond, Virginia-based filmmaker, took footage from his six-month trek along the 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail and condensed and r...

This Valentine's Day, I'm not Taking Relationship Advice from Jenny Sanford

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanne Bamberger

What kind of example has Jenny Sanford set for her sons about how women should be treated in relationships?

Jenny Sanford: 'Cheap' Mark Sanford Dropped 'Faithful' From Wedding Vows

AP / Huffington Post | By BRUCE SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- In a new memoir, South Carolina first lady Jenny Sanford writes that Gov. Mark Sanford sought her advice about his romance and how...

The Year End Round-Up in Marriage

Annabelle Gurwitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Annabelle Gurwitch

It has been a banner year for marital tankings. We're talking supreme tankage here. So, let's do a round up of the extreme highs and the lowest of the lows of marital woes 2009.

My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome once again to our year-end wrap-up and awards ceremony. Honesty dictates that I immediately genuflect to The McLaughlin Group, from whom I have stolen all these award categories.

Green Forest Works for Appalachia: A Win-Win-Win for Jobs, Forests, and Birds

George Fenwick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Fenwick

If this Administration truly wants to win the hearts and minds of the region's residents, they would do well to take a close look at a proposal called Green Forest Works for Appalachia.

Mark Sanford: Cheating SC Gov Says God Will Make Him Better

AP | SEANNA ADCOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, still clinging to office after admitting to an extramarital affair, wrote in an opinion piece...