Our Stories

Why Odin Supports the NCT

  Odin Wallace first discovered the North Country Trail while exploring Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge and Itasca State Park with his family. Both places became favorite destinations and positive influence for their family. Little did Odin know that one day the community surrounding the NCT would bring healing and hope during a time of need. […]

Why Tina Supports the NCT

  Pain was a way of life for Tina. As a competitive gymnast, Tina’s body bore the brunt of her sport. Despite the pain, Tina continued competing and then coaching for decades. “I coached at a club level until about age 40 but had real back, knee, and ankle problems. I quit [coaching] mostly because […]

Charlie and Susie Green: Supporter Spotlight

  “I figure a dollar a mile donation is pretty good value for my time on the Trail. A therapist would cost much more.” Charlie and Susie Green completed their Hike 100 Challenge this May when they took advantage of the *NCTA’s #hikefromhome rule change, which allowed all mileage to count toward Hike 100 because […]