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Joan and Ted Ludtke: Hike 100 Finishers

  By January 31, 2021, Ted had 100.25 miles and Joan had 131.5. The following story is about the “Lost Boy’s Tree,” provided by the Ted and Joan Ludtke of White Cloud, Michigan.   The evening of May 13th called out for a short, last minute, out-and-back hike on the North Country Trail off of […]

Jennifer Bieniek: Hike 100 Finisher

  “I have shared the NCT love with many people.” Jennifer Bieniek of southern New York participated in the NCTA Hike 100 Challenge in 2020 and submitted her completion form in September. In February 2021, we at the NCTA selected one 2020 finisher from the hundreds who submitted completion forms to win a grand prize […]