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Hike Your Local Trails

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We’re all aware of the “Triple Crown” of hiking (the PCT, CDT and of course the AT). Each of these trails is well known along with several other trails across the United States (Arizona Trail, Colorado Trail, North Country Trail, etc). Each of these trails has a well established organization behind it to promote and develop the trail and the communities along those trails. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) as well as the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) have performed remarkably in their efforts to preserve, develop and promote their respective trails. The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is well on their way in their efforts to do the same for the CDT.

While we may dream of someday hiking these trails, often we’re unable to for any number of reasons. Our individual reasons for not hiking any of the well known National Scenic Trails don’t have to keep us off a trail or out of touch with the natural beauty right outside our backdoors. There are local trail organizations that you can get involved with and immersed in. The Buckeye Trail covers 1,444 miles in Ohio and is overseen by the Buckeye Trail Association.  The Pinhoti Trail is a 240 mile trail along the Appalachian Mountains in Alabama and Northwest Georgia.

A Google search will provide information about trails in your area.

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Author: GreenPackin'

Who is GreenPackin’? GreenPackin’ is a company that believes in providing only healthy and organic foods and other organic, biodegradable and low impact backpacking, hiking and outdoors products. We are reaching out to those who are passionate about backpacking, hiking and the outdoors and desire to leave a minimal impact on the environment. An integral part of the GreenPackin’ shipping process is the development of a network of Inns, Hostels and other lodging types that are frequented by backpackers, hikers and cyclists. We also enlist the help of shuttle providers along the trails. GreenPackin’ will ship your order to these locations. For planning purposes, take a look at our Google maps accessible through this site. Using these established networks allows a hiker greater flexibility with planning mail drops and also ensuring that you will always be able to obtain the foods and products you want and enjoy. These networks are a vast improvement to the typical US Post Office General Delivery option often employed by long distance backpackers and hikers. GreenPackin’ is not limited to shipping to trail locations only, we will be happy to ship to your home or any other location you request. David Jenerick Founder / President of GreenPackin'

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