5 yo completes Appalachian Trail

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5 yo completes Appalachian Trail

Postby wayno » Wed 29 Jan, 2014 1:58 pm

Buddy Backpacker', 5, becomes the youngest hiker ever to complete the grueling 2,180-mile Appalachian Trail
Long Island, New York youngster Christian Thomas, AKA Buddy Backpacker, started the trek with his parents in April


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... Trail.html
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Re: 5 yo completes Appalachian Trail

Postby kanangra » Thu 30 Jan, 2014 2:34 pm

I know kids can cope with much more than is usually asked of them but I have a lot of difficulty accepting this story.

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Re: 5 yo completes Appalachian Trail

Postby wayno » Thu 30 Jan, 2014 3:08 pm

doc in new zealand specify on the great walks children should be at least ten years of age...
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