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Most Md. Appalachian Trail Shelters Reopened After Tree Work

The 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.

03/20/2015

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Maryland Appalachian Trail Shelters Shut After Hiker’s Death

After an Appalachian Trail hiker was killed last weekend by a falling tree, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday it would temporarily close eight overnight shelters and campgrounds on Maryland’s section of the trail for tree inspection and maintenance.

03/18/2015

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Philly Musician Killed On Appalachian Trail Loved Hiking

A hiker says his friend was preparing to leave an overnight shelter on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland when a tree felled by strong winds crashed on top of him and killed him.

03/16/2015

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Man Dies After Tree Falls On Him On Appalachian Trail

Authorities say a man has died after a tree fell on him on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland.

03/15/2015

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Best Mountain Towns In The USA

America has a wealth of outstanding mountain towns. Here is a look at five of the best.

01/21/2015

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Md. Man Finds Answers Hiking The Appalachian Trail

The scene opens in a conference room in Charlotte, North Carolina:

“What are you most proud of?” a banker asks.

11/15/2014

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Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near Baltimore

Maryland is a state full of parks and Maryland parks are full of hiking trails. This list includes trails that are a convenient trip for folks living in the Baltimore area.

05/03/2014

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Best Summer Backpacking Trips In America

While 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.

04/22/2014

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Guide To A Three-Day Weekend In Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Romance, history, luxury and adventure are just a short drive from Baltimore.

01/25/2014

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Best Walking/Biking Trails In Maryland

If you want to exercise on foot or by bike, Maryland has some beautiful sights to see. Here are five trails you can take.

07/18/2012

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Runners Prep For JFK 50-Mile Race In Western Md.

Hikers on the Appalachian Trail are getting some company from ultramarathon runners. The famous footpath provides part of the route for Saturday’s JFK 50-Mile race.

11/19/2011

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Jennifer Davis Sets Record For Fastest Hike Of Appalachian Trail

Jennifer Pharr Davis set the unofficial record for the fastest hike of the entire Appalachian Trail, yet she said she never ignored the beauty of the 2,180-mile trek from Maine to Georgia.

08/03/2011