Saturday, January 19, 2008

Path to bliss: the American Discovery Trail

The following is an excerpt from a story which we believe is worthy of reading, but would lose too much of its charm if it were re-written for presentation on this blog. Please link through for the rest of the story, but hurry back! ... Editor

by Chris Casey
Breaktime on The Pawnee Grasslands
Breaktime on The Pawnee Grasslands
(from Mike's Journal)
"For Mike Daniel, it was ... time to break free. Time to hit the trail.

He's been walking huge stretches ever since.

Appalachian Trail in the East? Done. Pacific Crest Trail in the West? Check.

Now he's trekking across the width of the country, on the American Discovery Trail. It's 6,200-6,800 miles long, depending on routes you take. He started in mid-June from the Atlantic-side trailhead in Delaware and hopes to be the first person to cover the trail's expanse - including the loop between Denver and Cincinnati - nonstop on foot... "

finish the story at the Tribune, Greely, CO - see FAIR USE notice.
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