Tag Archives: Appalachian Trail

Enjoy an Outdoor Service Experience Close to Home

No need to travel to far off places to experience the joy of trail work By Bob Fuller, member of our Long Distance Trails Crew Many of you may have read the article on the front page of the Sunday, August … Continue reading

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Volunteers near completion of Appalachian Trail relocation on West Mountain in Harriman

By Bob Fuller, member of the Long Distance Trails Crew The Appalachian Trail on the southwest side of West Mountain is steep, heavily eroded, and has loose stones that make it dangerous for hikers with heavy packs and park rangers … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Magic Yields Photo Exhibit

A young man who is hiking the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) with Bell’s Palsy, which he got through a tick bite while on the trail; a 60-year-old woman who states, “You have to push yourself to grow”; a man who is thru-hiking for … Continue reading

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Canycom Battles and Heavy Downpours!

By Caitlyn Ball, AmeriCorps member of the Bear Mountain Trail Crew The trail surfacing material has arrived at Bear Mountain!!!  This may seem an unusual thing to be excited about, but the Bear Mountain Trail Crew is excited about progress. … Continue reading

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Jolly Rovers Crew Finishes Steps on Appalachian Trail at Fitzgerald Falls

Trail Walker got this message today from our Jolly Rovers crew: “We’re happy to announce that the Rovers completed the Fitzgerald Falls staircase this past weekend on the A.T. in Greenwood Lake, NY! The crew knocked it out of the … Continue reading

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Next Stop: The Appalachian Trail in Pawling, NY

A new 1,600-foot, oak-decked boardwalk (photo inset into the sign) and 34 -ft bridge over the Swamp River is the culmination of two and a half years of work contributed by over 75 volunteers. The bridge and volunteers will be … Continue reading

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