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1,000+ miles down, 1,000+ to go; time for ice cream on the Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail through-hikers mark the halfway point of the trail by eating a half gallon of ice cream in one sitting.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

‘Nimblewill Nomad,’ 83, is the oldest to hike the Appalachian Trail

“I’ve a got a couple of skid marks on me, but I’m OK. You’ve got to have an incredible resolve to do this.”

By The Associated Press

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Hikers told to forgo entire Appalachian Trail due to virus

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy made the suggestion because it feels the pandemic makes long-distance hikes unsafe.

By The Associated Press

Authorities: Missing hiker’s body found on Appalachian Trail

Authorities say Michael Kaiser was last heard from Oct. 12, when he used his cellphone to communicate with his brother. Kaiser was considered an expert hiker.

By The Associated Press