Today marks the 75th anniversary of the completion of the AT. The Bangor Daily News leads off today’s Editorial page with the following:
Even though it is still 100% humidity outside and I’m sweating while eating breakfast, I decided to join my hiking buddy Guthook and take a hike today while we reminisce and enjoy the most accessible sport in the world – hiking.
Guthook and I completed our own thru hikes of the AT in 2007. Here’s my treasured summit shot, from September 16, 2007.