The Appalachian Trail, the 1980 Summer Olympics Boycott and Other Letters to the Editor

Walks of Life

To the Editor:

I send along thanks to Jonathan Miles for the balance in his review of Philip D’Anieri’s biography of the Appalachian Trail (July 25). It’s a challenge to keep your balance on a narrow trail while looking back at the people who created the trail, left and right toward the world just beyond the protected woodlands, and ahead to the spirit of adventure that keeps you walking on and on.

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