Appalachian Trail, Hiking, News

Court Denies Pipeline on AT in Virginia

(RICHMOND, Va.) — A federal appeals court on Monday denied a request to reconsider a ruling throwing out a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including...

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Appalachian Trail, News

Conservation deal protects 10,000 acres in Western Maine

The Trust for Public Land, partnering with the Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust and the U.S. Navy, announced that more than 10,000 acres along the Appalachian Trail in the mountains of...

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Appalachian Trail, Featured, Weekly Parsha

Daughters of Tzelafchad: Women’s Voice in the Wilderness

This week’s parsha is Pinchas, Numbers 25:10 – 30:1 There is a candidate for a state house race here in Maine, she’s what I’d call a “super...

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Featured, Hiking, News, Staff Picks

The Kosher Backpacker, The Wandering Jew

This is a modified version of the foreword that appears in my book, The Kosher Backpacker, as an introduction to this site. – Brian Kresge, aka “Strings Attached” I saw...

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Camping, Featured, News, On The Water

On Tranquil Waters: Debsconeag Lakes

After a test of my RAV4’s tires and suspension coming down a 4.5 mile stretch of rocks and pits, Amelia and I stood on the perhaps manufactured beach along the Debsconeag Deadwater at...

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