Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

In this Saturday, Aug. 7, 2015 photo, day-hikers scramble over rocky boulders on the Appalachian Trail below the summit of Mt. Katahdin in Baxter State Park in Maine. The sharp rise in the number people using the Appalachian Trail is causing headaches for officials, who say they’re dealing with increasing problems along the 2,189-mile footpath. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party.

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