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Hi Fellow Hikers,

I recently moved to upstate New York to accomplish some new goals and explore the hiking arena of the Catskills. Charmed by the beauty of the inner and outer experience, I got closer to nature than I thought possible and contacted Lyme very sooner after my arrival. I was once bitten as a child and had no awareness of the dangers and how important precautions are before any journey. I am healing and want to pose a challenge to walk to San Francisco to raise awareness on Lyme Disease and the potential for a full recovery.

With that being said, I am looking for interested hikers to join me on this walk, and/or those who have information about the hike, camping facilities and everything in between! Thanks for your support! And good luck to those starting their journey.


Dana Brecht
Winter Springs, FL

For 3 1/2 years I've been virtually following the trail (Southern ADT route). I'm currently heading west "in" Illinois almost to Missouri.  I think it would really raise awareness of your trail to develop an app that would let people virtually travel your trails using their pedometer steps (Fitbit!).  You could offer the app for free but periodically ask for donations.  I thought it might be interesting to be able to buy patches signifying the sections that have been covered. It would be crazy cool to let people who actually do walk the trail to post pictures for the virtual walkers!  What do you think?

Lynn Weinfurther
West Bloomfield, MI

I am wondering if there is any body that has recently finished any part of this trail out west? How was your experience? Thanks.....

Dee Pautz
Mountville, PA

I am starting my trip in 2 weeks from morgantown wv all the way to california. Would love to meet ppl on the trail on the way :) 1 epic trip :)

Charles Mcnabb
Morgantown, WV

Hi hikers!

Would love to offer shuttle/camping in my backyard/warm meal to anyone coming through Muncie, IN. Just shoot me an email when you're passing through :) Happy trails!

Lea Bowden
Muncie, IN

Hi dear hikers

I started on march 3rd at cape henlopen going west to san francisco. If you have good advices or know some hosts on the trail, i would be glad to recieve a mail.

I'm now staying in washington...

Martin Koster
St. Gallen, CH

I plan to hike across the country from California to Deleware. What advice would you give me and what's the best time to start?

Ana Martinez
Fremont, CA

I am planning to walk to the adt from beckley wv all the way to colorado. me and my hound hambone :) we got a long trek but we will be starting soon.

charles mcnabb
beaver, wv

Thanks Your articles are great!

Peter Rauch
Petersburg, Polen

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