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American Long Distance Hiking Association West

ALDHA-West is all about building community and skill sets among west coast thru-hikers. Their support and hard work shows through in their members, a passionate group of outdoor adventurers.
“Ruck is the german word for backpack.  We use the term as the name for our educational gatherings.  Each Ruck is slightly different, but we usually cover such skills as Leave N…