Appalachian Trail

Police Helicopter Rescues Hiker on Appalachian TrailA Maryland State Police helicopter crew has rescued a hiker who was suffering from a medical problem on the Appalachian Trail.
Maryland Scout Leader Dies On Father's Day Hike With Troop And His Two SonsVernon "Rick" Rippeon of Westminster suffered a fatal heart attack while hiking in New Hampshire's White Mountains with his troop, which included his two sons.
Most Md. Appalachian Trail Shelters Reopened After Tree WorkThe state Department of Natural Resources says most overnight shelters and campsites along Maryland's section of the Appalachian Trail have reopened after tree maintenance prompted by a hiker's death.
Man Dies After Tree Falls On Him On Appalachian TrailAuthorities say a Philadelphia man has died after a large tree fell on him on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland.
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MDSP Helicopter and Local Authorities Rescue Hiker on Appalachian TrailA 65-year-old hiker on a remote portion of the Appalachian Trail possibly suffered a stroke Friday, and a Maryland State Police helicopter was able to assist local authorities.
Best Summer Backpacking Trips in AmericaWhile it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.
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