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A Much-Needed Spring Break in the Michaux State Forest

March 21-23, 2003 I have been cooped-up indoors through one of the snowiest winters in recent Maryland history and have been slaved to my computer for much of it writing my thesis. Well, the thesis is finally out of my … Continue reading

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Summer on the Appalachian Trail

PenMar to US-30 (southernmost Pennsylvania) July 22-23, 2000 Gettysburg, PA, is an annoying, kitschy town. Well, that isn’t quite fair; it’s more all the tackiness and tourist trap acreage that surrounds this seat of American History. Perhaps had Abe Lincoln … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania: Where Boots Go To DIE!

April 26 – May 4, 2003 “Pennsylvania,” say AT thru-hikers, “is where boots go to die!” I’ve always assumed that this was because, after a thousand miles of hiking, they’d worn out their boots when they hit this innocent-looking state … Continue reading

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