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2411 Encore of 1244 Hiking the Appalachian Trail Solo (Mar. 13, 2024)

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You can contact Karl Ritter by sending an e-mail to:
That's "bats" (his trail name) "AT" (Appalachian Trail) "hike" (self-evident)

The main web site for the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association is:

The main web site for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy is:

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