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Hike the Hill 2021: Kickoff

  Week One of Hike the Hill is in the books! by Andrea Ketchmark Every year, the North Country Trail Association joins hundreds of other trail advocates in Washington DC to advocate for trails, public lands and recreation. Although we weren’t able to travel to DC this year, our virtual Hike the Hill is in […]

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 […]