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Complete the 60-day hiking challenge

The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy has issued a challenge to complete its 60 miles in 60 days Virtual Hiking Challenge, kicking off New Year’s Day. 

To complete the challenge, participants must walk, run or hike 60 miles by March 1. Registration ends Feb. 1, but earlier registration means more time to log the miles. 

Participants will receive informative emails with suggestions for great places to hike in the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, including recommendations on lands that SAHC has protected. All participants will receive Hiking Challenge patches when the challenge ends, and those who sign up at Level 2 or Level 3 will also receive additional swag, including masks and hats. 

Sign up at

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