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Vermont’s Long Trail

I’ve had many adventures on this trail! Thanks for posting!

A New Day Yesterday

Not to be confused with other long hiking trails, the Long Trail is the oldest long distance hiking trail in the US. It runs the entire length of Vermont, following the spine of the Green Mountains from the Massachusetts state line to the Canadian border. It’s also known as one of the hardest thru-hikes in the country, mostly because a lot of the longer trails are graded for horses and this one…definitely isn’t. I’ve been hiking bits of it on day hikes for years and have wanted to do the whole thing for almost as long, but this was the year where I finally made it happen. At 273 miles and over a month on trail, this would be my first thru-hike and the biggest backpacking adventure that I’ve ever undertaken.I usually split these posts up by day but I couldn’t think of a good way to divide this…

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