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    This is the first A-100 challenge. Hike 100 miles in 50 hours in the Allegheny National Forest along the North Country Trail. Starting will be the evening of June 18th near the New York border. 100 miles later is Rt 66 near Marienville. Shorter hikes also, 50 miles and 25 miles, along the same route. Carry all your gear, camp where you want. Shuttle from the end points to the beginning, when your done, there's your car.
    For more info and registration, contact Bert at [email protected]

    Think you can do it??
    Just a trail grunt in Pennsyl-tucky

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    This sounds awesome! Looks like I'm a little late for this year . How did it go? Any more information for 2011? A website? Pictures?
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    Allegheny 100 Flyer - News Report - some other PA hikes coming up..

    Baker Trail UltraChallenge -- August 28, 2010. Hosted by the Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy, the Baker Trail UltraChallenge is a 50-mile ultramarathon on the Baker Trail.

    Ironmaster's Challenge -- September 18, 2010. Hosted by the Susquehanna Appalachian Trail Club (SATC) and the Central Pennsylvania Conservancy (CPC) to support the restoration of the Ironmaster's Mansion - a significant historic structure in Pine Grove Furnace State Park. The event features a 24-mile course and an 8.7-mile course in the Tuscarora Forest in beautiful south central Pennsylvania. There is a limit of 150 hikers (full course) and 100 walkers (short course) for the event.

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    Thanks for the links! I just realized that the A-100 was the same day as the Rachel Carson Trail Challenge down in Allegheny County. I bet the A-100 would really take off if the date were moved so that hikers could do both....
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    Hay ya Soad ,,, next year will be about the same time but we will co-ordinate with the RC and others so all can join. The turn out this year was great for the first time. Even though no one did the complete 100 miles, everyone had fun and learned allot. Next year will be better for the hikers. I will post more info as we get closer to the date.
    Just a trail grunt in Pennsyl-tucky

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    Sounds like fun - I'd give it a go if I were closer.

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