Check out all the places HIKE for Mental Health is showing up…

Weirton Daily Times

HIKE for Mental Health welcomes local participation: September 15, 2017. Read about how to join or donate to Michael Wood’s planned HIKE for Mental Health in Fernwood State Forest in September.

Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minnestoa

Hiker hopes to inspire others: February 12, 2016. Heather J. Carlson writes about hiker Leland McKeeman’s plans to raise funds for mental health research with his 2016 Appalachian Trail thru-hike.

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nooga.com, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Hike for Mental Health planned for Lula Lake: September 23, 2015. A great article by Sean Phipps about a hike organized by Emily Ellis and Cassidy Wolfe.

Scenery on the Lulu Lake hike planned for October 18, 2015.

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The Easley Progress, Easley, South Carolina

Hike of a lifetime: September 8, 2015. Piedmont man Jason Baab treks across country for brother.

Jason Baab with snow in June near Mt. Whitney in the High Sierras of California. Baab has completed roughly 2,000 miles of his 2,650 mile trek along the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money and awareness for mental health.

Jason Baab with snow in June near Mt. Whitney in the High Sierras of California. Baab has completed roughly 2,000 miles of his 2,650 mile trek along the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money and awareness for mental health.

Prince George Citizen, Prince George, British Columbia

Man tackling Appalachian Trail to raise money for mental health: July 26, 2015. Leland McKeeman aims to raise $21,810 for mental health services with his 2016 Appalachian Trail hike.

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“The issue of mental health is of personal importance to me, it having affected my life and my family’s life,” said McKeeman, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at 19 and has struggled with both extreme fluctuations in mood as well as depression in his younger years. “It’s always been a dream of mine to finish the trail. I figured while pursuing this goal and dream of mine to give back to others.”

Tri-State Ramblers, Morristown, New Jersey

2014. Pat Horsch published the following article in the newsletter of the Tri-State Ramblers.

Pat Horsch joined our Third Annual Summit Mt. Washington hike in 2014. We hoping to see her and others from the Tri-State Ramblers back on the summit in 2015. Thanks, for the great write-up, Pat.

Pat Horsch joined our Third Annual Summit Mt. Washington hike in 2014. We hoping to see her and others from the Tri-State Ramblers back on the summit in 2015. Thanks, for the great write-up, Pat.

Fox17 West Michigan

Man plans 2,600 mile journey to honor brother: October 14, 2014. Jonathan Lundy plans a five-month wilderness trek from Mexico to Canada in an effort to honor his late brother and raise money for those suffering from mental illness.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—A West Michigan man is planning a five-month wilderness trek from Mexico to Canada in an effort to honor his late brother and raise money for those suffering from mental illness.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—A West Michigan man is planning a five-month wilderness trek from Mexico to Canada in an effort to honor his late brother and raise money for those suffering from mental illness.

The Huntsville Times

Jacksonville couple beginning 6-month Appalachian Trail hike to raise money for mental health: June 27, 2014. Michael and Kelly Looney describe their plans to thru-hike the AT beginning in July and why they are including HIKE for Mental Health on thier journey.

Michael and Kelly Looney will leave July 11 for a six-month hike down the Appalachian Trail, from Maine to Georgia.

Michael and Kelly Looney will leave July 11 for a six-month hike down the Appalachian Trail, from Maine to Georgia.

Rutland Herald

Fundraising hike for mental health set for Saturday: May 30, 2014. A Vermont hike organized by Zach Cavacas is featured in this article which ran in both the print and online editions. In the article, Zach, who is a great guy and one of the first to volunteer to lead a hike for us, very modestly says, “I’m just going to guide people up the mountain.” No, Zach, you are doing a lot more than that. Thank you for bringing HIKE for Mental Health to Vermont. Note: To view the online edition of the newspaper requires a subscription or a $1 day pass.

Volunteer hike organizer Zach Cavacas

Volunteer hike organizer Zach Cavacas

SCV News

Nature Center Hosting Hike for Mental Health: May 23, 2014. Volunteer hike organizer Laura Skorich talks about her HIKE for Mental Health at Placerita Nature Center, our first hike in California.

Team-California

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Heed the Call of the Trail:  The April 3, 2014, article describes Charlotte Miller’s upcoming hike on the Appalachian Trail and the role HIKE for Mental Health plays.

In order to prepare for her upcoming 1,018 mile trek Miller spent the fall hiking. Here she smiles on the summit of Pack Monadnock. Credit: Monadnock Ledger

In order to prepare for her upcoming 1,018 mile trek Miller spent the fall hiking. Here she smiles on the summit of Pack Monadnock. Credit: Monadnock Ledger

Statesville Record & Landmark

HIKE for Mental Health coming to Iredell: A front-page article on March 10, 2014, about Joanna Davis’s Lake Shore Trail Hike compares HIKE for Mental Health to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

March 10, 2014, article in the Statesville Record & Landmark

March 10, 2014, article in the Statesville Record & Landmark

York Daily Record, YDR.com

On Appalachian Trail hike, Dover man Drew Harlacher hopes to raise money to combat mental illnesses: Dover’s Drew Harlacher to hike 2,180 miles to raise funds to prevent, cure mental illnesses.

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AT Journeys, The Magazine of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy

A Tale of Two Towns: See the photo by Donna Chapman on page 33 from our Cat Rocks and Great Swamp hike, co-sponsored with the Harlem Valley Appalachian Trail Community.

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WFLA Daytime

15 Year Old Appalachian Hiker: Listen to Neva Warren’s interview on WFLA.

Our Town

Maywood Native Leads Walk for Vets: The local paper in Maywood, New Jersey, talks about Tom and the annual Veterans’ Day Walk.

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

The Youngest Solo Thru-Hiker: 15-Year-Old Completes Appalachian Trail: Neva talks about HIKE for Mental after becoming the youngest solo Appalachian Trail thru-hiker.

The Bangor Daily News

Girl hikes through Maine to become youngest solo Appalachian Trail thru-hiker: Neva talks about HIKE for Mental on her hike through Maine en route to become youngest solo Appalachian Trail thru-hiker.

The Pocono Record

Chipmunk’s 2,180-mile quest: 15-year-old Neva Warren talks about HIKE for Mental Health on a stop in Delaware Water Gap on her way to becoming the youngest solo thru-hiker to complete the Appalachian Trail.

New York New Jersey Trail Conference

HIKE for Mental Health Raises $1,500 for Trail Conference: HIKE for Mental Health presents check to NYNJTC.


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