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Young hiker walks North Dakota to New York on North Country Trail

By Howard Meyerson John D Rockefeller, the American industrialist once said: “I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.” He … Continue reading

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Trail Towns: Communities adopting North Country Trail

By Howard Meyerson Saturday was National Trails Day, a celebration enjoyed by people all across the country. Hikers took to their favorite trails, venturing out with friends, family and organized groups. In Michigan, of course, there is reason to celebrate … Continue reading

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North Country Trail: America’s longest footpath celebrated at national conference in Michigan

By Howard Meyerson LOWELL, MI — If you ask Dave Cornell about long-distance hiking, the 73-year-old Delton resident is unequivocal about its place in life. “Hiking has made a difference. It saved my life. There is nothing like strapping on … Continue reading

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Progress linking Appalachian Trail with 4,600-mile North Country Trail

Imagine being able to walk from North Dakota to Maine. Then, if you were really of a mind to, you could turn and hike down to Georgia. That’s the gist of a Washington Post story today that discusses the progress, … Continue reading

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Michigan to host North Country Trail national conference

Hikers from across the country will be gathering in Augusta, Michigan near Battle Creek  in August for the annual North Country Trail Association conference. NCTA staffers say registration is now open for the August 1-5 event. The NCT is a … Continue reading

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North Country Trail Association files lawsuit over New York handling of trail segment

A national hiking group, the The North Country Trail Association,  is suing the New York state office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with a local snowmobile group, over a mile of trail built by NCT volunteers that the … Continue reading

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