A Jolt of Energy for a Much Trod-Upon Trail

Author: 
Peter Applebome
Date: 
05/30/2010
Source: 
New York Times

...“Wow,” Mr. Litke said to a group at the bottom of the hill. “That is one beautiful trail. Someone could really give a lesson in trail building here.”

Actually, two of the people there did help put together the project, which has transformed the most traveled and one of the oldest sections of the most famous hiking trail in America. Eddie Walsh, a professional trail builder, managed the day-to-day work, and Edward Goodell, executive director of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, helped oversee and coordinate the project.