A Brief History Of The Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is the nation’s longest “marked footpath,” stretching approximately 2,178 miles (the exact figure fluctuates) from the summit of Springer Mountain in Georgia to the top of Mount Katahdin in Maine. The trail blazes through 14…

Tuesdays with Laura: Berlin Wall Art

The Berlin Wall East Side Gallery is a 1.3 km stretch of wall with approximately 106 sections of street art, making it the largest open air gallery in the world. The wall that once confined East Berlin and that represented…

Legendary Climbing Guide Jim Goodwin Dies at 101

Top photograph: A 9-year-old Jim Goodwin on top of his first summit, Hopkins Mountain. Adriondacks climbing pioneer and guide Jim Goodwin passed away on April 7 at the age of 101. Goodwin was 11 when he began guiding hikers up…