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Volunteers keep the AT OK

More than 450 volunteers work to keep the Appalachian Trail open

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — They say you should be able to push a four by eight piece of plywood down the Appalachian Trail

That idea amuses people who have walked the entire 2100-mile route from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mt. Katahdin in Maine.

However, they greatly appreciate the work of volunteers like Al Look.

"I usually spend about five days a year out here,"  he said. "You only have to do two or three, but I so enjoy the work.  Hey, I'm on Sugarloaf."

The Maine Appalachian Club oversees more than two hundred miles of trail in Maine.