Trail-Marker Trees

While I am generally a consummate skeptic, and I think there are certainly natural explanations for these trees, I “think” there my be some validity to this phenomenon. Although I’ve yet to see anything convincing to ‘prove’ (in a Bayes’ Theorem like way) that these are truly what some people…

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Doris Duke Loop Opening

http://blog-tw.nynjtc.org/doris-duke-loop-ribbon-cutting-hike/ another Doris Duke trail article To clarify, I designed 2/3rds of it. The first year Ama Koenigshof and John Mack laid out 1/3, and pushed the other 1/3rd to lay approximately where it is, and I worked out the details of exactly where and how. To be fair, Jeff…

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Restoring Acadia’s Trails

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/10/travel/restoring-acadias-trails.html?_r=0 “For decades, a small cult of hikers mapped and walked the lost trails of Acadia[, Maine], scouring the softwood for clearings, a cairn or granite steps covered in moss. Nature takes quickly, and many were completely lost. But grant money rebuilds even faster, and in 1998, a local organization…

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