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Martinez couple completes 6-month journey on Appalachian Trail

...six months and 2,185 miles, they had hiked the Appalachian Trail from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin...Divide and Pacific Crest trails next. Both trump the Appalachian Trail in length.Smith said she wants to take it easy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-09/martinez-couple-completes-6-
Too much information

...inexplicably disappeared from the governor's office for five days. His aides told curious reporters he was "hiking the Appalachian Trail." Upon his return from Argentina, he confessed the infidelity at a tearful and highly candid statehouse news conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-18/too-much-information
New defibrillator offers patients options

...and was planning to hike the Appalachian Trail again this year. But after...needs when he is out on the Appalachian Trail by himself for six months...plan had been to take on the Appalachian Trail this year but now that plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-07/new-defibrillator-offers-pat
Mark Sanford reflects after returning to House

...the time, Sanford's political career seemingly imploded in 2009 when he told his staff he was out walking the Appalachian Trail but was really in Argentina seeing the woman to whom he is now engaged. Sanford and then-wife Jenny, the mother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-05/mark-sanford-reflects-after-r
James Byrd

...life to the outdoors. He completed nine through-hikes of the Appalachian Trail (AT) between the early 1990s and 2010, calling the trail...of flowers Jim would be happy for donations to be made to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169603893
Volunteers blaze new section of Pinhoti Trail

...Appalachian Mountains from Maine to Alabama.The Appalachian Trail runs from Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia...Association, said he's not sure why the official Appalachian Trail was stopped at Spring Mountain near Dawsonville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-20/volunteers-blaze-new-section-pinhot
Sanford loses support of national Republican group

...responsibility.Sanford famously left the state for five days in 2009, with staffers telling the media he was out hiking the Appalachian Trail. Instead, he was in Argentina, visiting the mistress to whom he is now engaged.Sanford tearfully admitted the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-17/sanford-loses-support-nationa
Voters put Sanford back in US House

...political career disintegrate four years ago when he disappeared for five days, telling his staff he was hiking the Appalachian Trail. He returned to admit he had been in Argentina with his mistress ? a woman to whom he is now engaged. Sanford later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-07/voters-put-sanford-back-us-house
Mark Sanford wins S.C. 1st Congressional District seat

...political career disintegrate four years ago when he disappeared for five days, telling his staff he was hiking the Appalachian Trail. He returned to admit he had been in Argentina with his mistress - a woman to whom he is now engaged. Sanford later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-05-07/mark-sanford-wins-sc-1st
Sanford's statement

...Clinton years? ? his bizarre disappearance from the state while governor, and his having lied about being on the Appalachian Trail when he was really stealing away to his mistress in Argentina, was an infidelity against the people of South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-05-10/sanfords-statement