The Appalachian Trail just turned 80 years old!

Photo of Bigelow Range, Maine ©2017, www.JeffRyanAuthor.com

“On August 14, 1937, a CCC crew completed the final 2 miles of trail in Maine: a section on the north slope of Spaulding Mountain. What they likely didn’t know at the time was they had just closed the last remaining gap in the Appalachian Trail, which was now a continuous path from Mount Oglethorpe, in Georgia, to Katahdin, […]