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by TreeFrog
Thu Sep 01, 2011 8:03 am
Forum: John Muir Trail
Topic: John Muir and his remarkable legacy
Replies: 0
Views: 2016

John Muir and his remarkable legacy If you hike in the United States then you'll probably have heard of John Muir. And if you know his name or even his photo - long white beard and suit - but be less familiar with his story. Here we will give you a short introduction to the life and accomplishments ...
by TreeFrog
Mon Jul 18, 2011 1:33 am
Forum: Trail Talk
Topic: YourHikes Facebook Integration
Replies: 2
Views: 2575

How about a YourHikes landing page at Facebook there BirdShooter?
by TreeFrog
Mon Jul 18, 2011 1:28 am
Forum: Appalachian Trail
Topic: Appalachian Trail pioneers make first hall of fame
Replies: 0
Views: 2176

Appalachian Trail pioneers make first hall of fame By Shannon M. Nass, Special to the Post-Gazette It's a journey of epic proportions and one that few have completed in its entirety. Four to six months and more than 5 million steps over rugged, mountainous terrain are required to traverse all 2,181...
by TreeFrog
Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:15 am
Forum: Appalachian Trail
Topic: 12 things you may not have known about the Appalachian Trail
Replies: 0
Views: 1868

12 things you may not have known about the Appalachian Trail 1. The length of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail is constantly changing. In 2010 the trail was officially 2,179.1 miles, crossing 14 states from Maine to Georgia. This year it's 2,181. Why? The added distance is due to upgrades and ...
by TreeFrog
Mon May 23, 2011 3:46 am
Forum: Appalachian Trail
Topic: 10 famous Appalachian Trail hikers
Replies: 0
Views: 1962

10 famous Appalachian Trail hikers I recently saw this posting at the Mother Nature Network site. Among the 10 most famous AT hikers: 1. Earl Shaffer - First person to thru-hike the A.T. (no debate) 2. Mike Hanson - First blind person to hike the A.T. (what about Bill Erwin?, guess he wasn't totall...
by TreeFrog
Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:30 pm
Forum: Appalachian Trail
Topic: Bears close camping along Appalachian Trail
Replies: 2
Views: 2374

So that begs the question ... if you were thru-hking this year, would you skip this section or sneak through it?
by TreeFrog
Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: Hiking With Dogs
Topic: Pet Friendly Tips For Hiking With Your Dog
Replies: 7
Views: 4297

I got my dog out of a rescue shelter 2.5 years ago and she gets so excited when she sees her pack, that I'm not sure I could leave her at home if I tried. I do walk her off leash and she likes to be up front, but she is so attached to me that she rarely goes far enough up to where I am out of sight....
by TreeFrog
Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: South Central Plains Hikes
Topic: Big Bend National Park
Replies: 0
Views: 2325

Can anyone recommend a hike in Big Bend National Park? I am about 2-3 hours from there for work in the next month and thought I might take a day off and head down there for the weekend. Thanks!
by TreeFrog
Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:35 am
Forum: Trail Talk
Topic: The Last Best Place - By Eddie Oglander
Replies: 2
Views: 3250

BirdShooter, you were not alone it seems.....

http://rikuwoiku.com/archive/the-last-best-place
by TreeFrog
Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:17 pm
Forum: How To Hike And Backpack
Topic: Hiking in Hot Weather - Things You Need to Know
Replies: 3
Views: 2744

or on a river/stream