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Melissa Sumney - The Crucible 70.5 Miles

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Hiking for Veterans
August 24, 2016

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Melissa Sumney

THE STORY:

Imagine a group of 60 people tackling the Pennsylvania Laurel Highlands Trail for a 3-day, 70+ mile extreme hike with a full gear pack - and your adventure in The Crucible begins. This 3-day extreme journey through some of Pennsylvania's most spectacular scenery is not for the feint of heart, but your life won't be the same after you've participated in The Crucible. It's a journey of passion, determination and personal triumph, as much as it's an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local veterans who are in need of housing and employment services.

 

The 70-mile hiking trail stretches along the picturesque Laurel Mountains from the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown, PA where you can hike along a rocky footpath and dirt road through mountain laurel to the edge of a 1,000-foot gorge at 2,400 feet to the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle - located at the southern reaches of the Laurel Ridge, encompassing rugged natural beauty providing some of the best whitewater in the eastern United States, as well as spectacular scenery.

 

The Crucible hikers will have access to overnight shelter areas with food, medical attention and plenty of campfires and stories - where new friendships will be forged. The physical and mental challenges associated with the 3-day event mirror the timeless military credo – “we’re all together on this”.

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$485

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Mike & Kim

    $50

  • Ed Grudi

    $25

  • Amy and Dick Pellegrini

    $25

  • Linda Shaw

    $25

  • Wally Janicki

    $20

  • Patricia Joyce

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • mom and dad

    $50

  • George and Linda Comstock

    $25

  • Amy Fischer

    $40

  • The Keegan Krew

     

  • Nicholas Martin

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Donor Comments

Nicholas Martin

Nicholas Martin

DONATION: $100

Bartholomew "Nick" Rago 7 months ago

The Keegan Krew

The Keegan Krew

1 year ago

Amy Fischer

Amy Fischer

DONATION: $40

1 year ago

George and Linda Comstock

George and Linda Comstock

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

mom and dad

mom and dad

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

1 year ago

Patricia Joyce

Patricia Joyce

DONATION: $25

Awesome -- go get it. 1 year ago

Wally Janicki

Wally Janicki

DONATION: $20

1 year ago

Linda Shaw

Linda Shaw

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Amy and Dick Pellegrini

Amy and Dick Pellegrini

DONATION: $25

1 year ago