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Traipsing with Leadfoot

November 1, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley resident Brenda Conklin has more than a fair share of  hiking/walking/traipsing/tramping under her belt.  She’s hiked the entire Appalachian Trail, Vermont’s Long Trail, the Camino de Santiago and most every trail in and around Waterville Valley.  Brenda, also … Continue reading

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Leadfoot checks in from the AT

June 23, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Brenda “Leadfoot” Conklin recently checked in from the Appalachian Trail.  Here’s her latest report… 13 states down, one to go. Thought by now the bugs and heat would have sent me packing. Miraculously we’re enjoying neither. Fitness better than ever. … Continue reading

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Leadfoot Brenda checks in from the AT

June 10, 2012

By Jan Stearns

(Several years ago Brenda Conklin, a Waterville Valley resident, decided to celebrate turning 60 years old by hiking the Appalachian Trail.  She’s been hitting the trail each spring/summer, doing it in bits and pieces, describing her AT plan to my … Continue reading

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