Friday, February 15, 2008

Kevin "Hurricane" Haynie Set to Start Hiking

Robin Dake writes in the Anderson, SC Independent Mail of 14 February 2008 about the planned Appalachian Trail thru-hike by Toccoa, GA resident Kevin Haynie under the headline "Toccoa resident plans to hike Appalachian Trail."

Haynie is 21 years old and
"feels he is prepared for the physical and mental challenges of hiking 10 to 20 miles a day. In addition, he has the knowledge and experience of his older brother. Keith Haynie and his wife, Lisa, hiked the trail two years ago. Kevin Haynie said hearing about the couple’s experiences was catalyst for his desire."
He's starting with the trail name "Hurricane." and has a journal at Haynie aims to leave Springer on Monday, 18 February and to finish "by July."

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