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Aug 25, 2020 - Cowans Gap and Buchanan's Birthplace State Parks

Rolled out of Altoona around 10 and into Cowans Gap at 11:30. Plan was to hike the Standing Stone, Horseshoe, and Lakeshore Trails. Especially since I was feeling a bit weary from the previous days’ activities, some of the language in the trail descriptions almost psyched me out. “Challenging experience to the seasoned hiker” (Standing Stone). “Very steep and very rugged trail passes over loose stones on steep slopes”, “Experienced hikers only!” (Horseshoe). But a plan is a plan and what good is it if you don’t execute. I started out on the...

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