Since Jim Ross began hiking the Appalachian Trial, he has covered almost 1,500 of its 2,178 miles. He started in 2002 and wants to finish his final section next year. He'll be 71.
Since Jim Ross began hiking the Appalachian Trial, he has covered almost 1,500 of its 2,178 miles. He started in 2002 and wants to finish his final section next year. He'll be 71. Photo provided
Since Jim Ross began hiking the Appalachian Trial, he has covered almost 1,500 of its 2,178 miles. He started in 2002 and wants to finish his final section next year. He'll be 71. Photo provided

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