Baxter Issues Summons to Record Breaking AT Through Hiker for Corporate Event on Katahdin

Baxter State Park issued three summons to Scott Jurek after he completed the fastest hike of the Applachian Trail.

Jurek was charged with public drinking, littering and hiking with an oversize group. THe official park statement is:

These ‘corporate events’ have no place in the Park and are incongruous with the Park’s mission of resource protection, the appreciation of nature and the respect of the experience of others in the Park.”

Jurek had completed the hike in 46 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes on Sunday, July 12.



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