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Old Speck Mountain, Maine

The Appalachian Trail boasts some impressive numbers:  It's more than 2,000 miles long and passes through 14 different states. More than 2 million people explore the trail every year. Of those, a few thousand will attempt to hike its entire length —and only one in four will succeed.

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