Thursday, April 26, 2012

Buzz Trexler's Hike in the Smokies

Buzz Trexler, the managing editor at The Maryville (TN) Daily Times puts together a hike on the AT in the Smokies with a couple friends. The results inclue a series of articles in the paper, beginning with: "There was something cosmic about deciding to take ‘A Walk in the Smokies’." That article introduces Bill Bryson's book to the paper's readers and then lays out his idea.
The plan: Put in at Clingmans Dome and take out at Max Patch, just outside of the Park boundaries – the very place where I first set foot on the Appalachian Trail in the late 1980s when my Sunday School class was staying at Sterchi Lodge.
He hopes to be able to update readers from his iPad. This story was Originally published: 2012-04-19 14:14:32 and Last modified: 2012-04-25 16:19:34

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