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Ron Strickland

  • Author
  • Founder of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail (PNT), the Sea-to-Sea Route, and Scenic Trails Research
  • Long Distance Hiker
  • Hiking Blogger

Sea to Sea Route

  • Length: 7,700 mi.
  • Location: Mouth of St. Lawrence River (Canada) to Cape Alava, WA
  • Connects: 5 Major Long Distance Trails
  • History: Conceived in 1996, First Hiked in 2005

Pacific Northwest Trail

  • Length: 1,200 mi.
  • Location: Glacier National Park, MT to Cape Alava, WA
  • Connects: Continental Divide to Pacific Ocean
  • History: Founded by Ron Strickland in 1970. Congressionally designated a National Scenic Trail in 2009.