A long-distance walking route linking Loch Lomond, Gare Loch and Loch Long in four stages. Once of Scotland's Great Trails.
While you've been living your life and enjoying the onset of summer over the past 3+ weeks, ultrarunner Harvey Lewis has been wailing away on the Appalachian Trail, chasing Joe "Stringbean" McConaughy's remarkable FKT (45d12h15m) from last year. Since starting on May 30, Harvey has averaged over 47 miles per day for 23 straight days, and has covered just over half of the distance from Springer Mountain, Georgia, to Baxter Peak, Maine.
From Seattle (Golden Gardens Bathhouse) to Everett (Pigeon Creek TH). The 26 mile route stays to the west of the railroad tracks and only leaves the beach for short sections in Edmonds and Mukilteo, and then finishes on a short paved trail in Everett.
The challenge of this route is twofold: limited route existence due to tides and the ever-changing terrain of sand, sharp or slippery rocks, and some boulders.
Over 1200 miles from the Pacific Ocean in Washington to the Continental Divide in Montana, the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail travels through diverse ecosystems. Being one of the youngest National Trails, it can be quite rugged and challenging. The trails traverses three National Parks: Olympic, North Cascade, and Glacier; as well as seven national forests. Rainforest to high desert, ocean to alpine; this trail travels through many gems of the upper left corner of the U.S.