Planning for an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike

Thinking about thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail–that 2,174-mile footpath between Springer Mountain, Georgia, and Maine’s Mt. Katahdin? Great! I highly recommend the journey, which was one of the most soul-satisfying, difficult, wonderful, uncomfortable, inspiring, tiring, exhilarating, challenging, and fun experiences of…

Injured CT Hiker Rescued From Case Mountain

This week, a local 34 year-old fell and was injured and trapped while hiking Case Mountain, right here on Connecticut. I was driving away from a personal hike up at West Rock, in New Haven, when I heard the news…

President Obama Talks On His Outdoors Initiative

President Obama gave a press conference on Wednesday covering nature preservation, getting kids outside, and more. Maybe Trailblazer should introduce him next time? Why not? If REI can do it… – Tony Check out what he had to say below:

Blind AT Hiker Made CEO For His Efforts

Blind Appalachian Trail hiker Mike Hanson was offered a CEO position at a start-up that provides real-time navigation to the visually impaired, according to the Star Tribune. Hanson spent two years developing a custom, hand-held GPS unit that spoke real-time…
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