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August 2008

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Run Sam, Run

Sam Thompson, a Mississippi native running for The North Face’s endurance running team, is currently tackling the Colorado Trail speed record. The Colorado Trail...

Bear Attack

An 8-year-old boy was attacked by a small male black bear while hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The bear attacked as...

Sherpa Observations

Were past the midway point now, so I figured I'd share some of the random things Ive noticed on and off the trail

Hike by Numbers

0 – blisters I have had over the past 1,800 miles.

Beat the Heat

There’s hot, and then there’s the Third Circle of Hell kind of heat that we’re dealing with right now. Forget global warming—we’re talking about...

The Fat of the Matter

When I weighed myself on the scale at the Appalachian Trail Conservancy in Harpers Ferry, I came in at 135 pounds.