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Historic TrekEast conservation journey ends at 7,600-mile mark: John Davis reaches final destination at tip of Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula

Nov 16th, 2011 | By

It took conservationist John Davis exactly 280 continuous days to hike, bike, paddle and sail 7,600 miles from Key Largo, Florida’s Pennekamp State Park to Quebec’s Forillon National Park, but the adventurer hopes his message to connect and protect the proposed “Eastern Wildway” that his trek followed will last far longer than that.

TrekEast’s Davis now 300 miles from conclusion of historic trek

Oct 20th, 2011 | By

All John Davis needs to do to complete one of the most amazing outdoor adventures ever is to follow the rugged, and possibly snow-bound, International Appalachian Trail through the wilds of northeast Quebec for 300 more miles (480 km). But achieving that final destination — the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula’s rocky, wind-blown “Lands End” coastline — will be no cakewalk.