Westminster teacher Mike Merwin finishes hiking quest

...SchoolMerwin completed hiking the 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail this summer, finishing a quest that began 35 years...thing to send it to them. And the mystique of the Appalachian Trail. It just kind of merged wanting to hike with the...

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...

Macon college tries goat patrol idea for fighting weeds

...Dennis and Teri Perry, of Evans, sent a card from Con necti cut to report that their son, Clayton, was walking the Appalachian Trail. He's traveled more than 1,400 miles since Feb. 23, they say.Pam Boland is in Seattle spending time with...

Ga. river could be path to the coast for Appalachian Trail hikers

...route for hikers who finish the Appalachian Trail to continue south until they...Chattahoochee River as a way to allow Appalachian Trail hikers to reach the Gulf either...for adventure could hike the Appalachian Trail, and then get off the trail...

After 75 years, Appalachian Trail still delivers adventure

...into his 24th hike along the Appalachian Trail."Each time we go, there...were completed.Today, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy estimates that 2 million...of the 700-member Georgia Appalachian Trail Club, whose volunteers help...

New hiking route links to Appalachian Trail

...through north Georgia and Alabama as a new link to the Appalachian Trail. Volunteers have been working on the Pinhote Trail...connect urban, suburban and wilderness areas. "The Appalachian Trail is all wilderness backcountry. But the Pinhote will...

Bear threat on Appalachian Trail

...bear activity has led them to close a section of the Appalachian Trail in Northeast Georgia to camping until further notice...hiking still is allowed.The 2,175-mile-long Appalachian trail runs from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin...

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Augusta man nears end of Appalachian Trail journey

...Mount Katahdin, Maine, in early July to hike the Appalachian Trail.As is custom for thru-hikers, he gave himself...of his and Sashi's food. Along with pain, the Appalachian Trail delivered some once-in-a-lifetime rewards...

Sanford slipped away to Appalachian Trail

COLUMBIA - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has been hiking along the Appalachian Trail, a spokesman said tonight, explaining an absence of several days. The lieutenant governor, other officials and even his wife...

Applachian trail: Wilderness, and civilization

ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL, Mass. - It's time to get your...You've faithfully followed the Appalachian Trail blazes - white, 2-by-6-inch...sign. You've been walking the Appalachian Trail through the Berkshires for almost...

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