We did it!
On Saturday, September 9, the exact 40th birthday of the MST, more than 1600 people working together completed 100% of the MST hiking route, from Clingmans Dome on the Tennessee line to Jockey’s Ridge State Park on the coast. (Three legs of the paddle route – all on the Neuse – were not completed due to paddlers being called away to prepare for Hurricane Irma.)
Thanks to everyone who hiked and paddled and to those who have already shared stories and photos from the day.
Scroll down to see photos and maps and read more about this special day.
If you haven’t reported your completion or uploaded your photos yet, please do so below. And you have until Friday at midnight to order a shirt!
Tell your friends and tag us at #mstinaday on social media.
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We Did It!
We updated this map as people reported in after their hikes and paddles to show the completed legs in green. By 4 pm on Sunday, we had heard from at least one person who had signed up to hike or paddle each of the 300 legs. Every leg along the hiking route was completed, and only three legs on the Neuse paddle were not completed due to people being called away to prepare for Hurricane Irma. Thanks to the more than 1600 people who took part in this special day!
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