GSMNP appoints new board memberWritten by Admin
The Benton MacKaye Trail Association elected Ernest Engman, of Maryville, Tenn., as a board member and maintenance coordinator for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A member of the group since 2005, Engman hiked the entire trail in 2008. He later wrote a publication Benton MacKaye Trail Thru-Hikers’ Guide aimed at the long distance Benton MacKaye hiker. www.bmta.org.