Tag Archives: Hiking

Join Photour Adventures for an Earth Day Celebration

Submit your best nature pictures in the Capture the Beauty of the Earth photo contest to be featured at the event! Plus: Enjoy refreshments, wine, a raffle, and more By guest bloggers Susan Magnano and Michael Malandra, owners of Photour … Continue reading

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“Stay Away from the Woods”: Countering the Idea that Nature Is Unsafe for Our Kids

By Hank Osborn, Senior Program Coordinator What messages are our children receiving about exploring the outdoors, and how will they affect future efforts to protect our environment? My wife and I try to get our young ones outside as much … Continue reading

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Scott Jurek: The Newest (and Fastest) Appalachian Trail Finisher

By Jeremy Apgar: Trail Conference Cartographer, hiker, runner, and fan of inspirational people During these summer months, amazing people complete their Appalachian Trail thru-hikes in either Maine or Georgia.  On Sunday afternoon, a thru-hiker named Scott Jurek climbed Katahdin in … Continue reading

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Congratulations and Thank You, Mellonie and Friends!

Mellonie Sanborn successfully completed a 22-plus-mile hike to benefit the Trail Conference’s future headquarters at the Darlington Schoolhouse on Saturday, July 20 . Accompanying Mellonie were three other Trail Conference members and volunteers: Ed DiSalvo from West Milford, NJ, and Irene … Continue reading

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