Mary Zook

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Quick Hits: Blackalachian

Meet trailblazer and A.T. thru-hiker Daniel White The outdoors has a race problem. Only one out of every five visitors to national parks nation-wide is nonwhite....

Outdoor U: How I Got Schooled at Garrett College’s Adventure Sports Institute

An alarm on my tent-mate’s phone buzzes and we stir in our cozy sleeping bags. “I’ll start the coffee if you pack the tent,”...

Who Placed a Pipe Bomb in a Popular Swimming Hole?

An active pipe bomb was found in a popular swimming hole in North Carolina's Pigeon River. Authorities still do not know who placed the bomb or their motives.

Body Along Appalachian Trail Identified

A decomposed body found along the Appalachian Trail has been identified as rock climber Michael Joseph Mack.