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Why Dogs Are So Happy To See Us..

Interesting article on dogs and how they view us: http://ow.ly/Zlicw #bhwd

Swedish adventure atheletes were supported and saved by a stray dog in Equador

  Here’s a great story of how a group of Swedish adventure atheletes were supported and saved by a stray dog in Equador.  Click here for the link at  NPR    

Just saw this trailer for a movie based on the 90’s book Blind Courage…

Just saw this trailer for a movie based on the 90’s book Blind Courage. Looks like a great film, but they need your support. Follow this link to learn more:  http://www.blindcouragethemovie.com

Bill Bryson’s Walk In The Woods Begins Filming

Passionate about the Appalachain Trail?  Live in the Southeast (particularly in Atlanta or North Georgia)?  Then this is your big chance to hang with Rob and Nick – they just started filming a Walk In The Woods based on Bill Bryson’s A.T. memoir.     The movie is due for release in November 2015, and filming at […]

Bill Irwin, First Blind Hiker To Hike The Appalachian Trail, Is No Longer With Us

I read Bill Irwin's book during my 1994 thru-hike – very inspiring.  He was the first blind hiker to hike the entire Appalachian Trail and did it with the assistance of his dog Orient.  Sad to hear that he has passed over the weekend: “Bill Irwin, who in 1990 became the first and only blind […]

Tough Week For Hikers In Maine

Maine is a tough place to hike – and many expereienced backcountry explorers know that, but this week was exceptionally merciless.  On Tuesday, two women and their dog were rescued at dusk on a backcountry trail at Roque Bluffs State Park, then as they headed home the true tragedy struck.  The Kennebec Journal reports… “Two women hikers who had […]

Tennessee Appalachian Trail Buffer: Rocky Fork Into Public Ownership

The Nashville Business Journal reported last month that there is a new State Park in Tennessee. The 2036 acre park is located near the A.T. in the Northeastern part of the State and provides an additional buffer against development in this area.  The transfer of Rocky Fork into public ownership has been a goal of […]

Court Says Dog Worth More Than Market Value

Court Says Dog Worth More Than Market Value:  It’s surprising that more State judges haven’t come to this conclusion because it seems that dogs are rarely valued as they should be during times of accidental death.  Here’s an article from a newspaper in Texas about how a judge made a rare ruling after a dog […]