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Martinsburg Man Hikes Entire Mid State Trail, 331 Miles

After retiring from working in education all of his life, Chuck Kensinger, 74, of Martinsburg has taken up hiking as a new hobby with a goal of trekking the entire Mid State Trail in Pennsylvania.

The Mid State Trail is 331.6 miles and often called the “wildest trail” because of the varied terrain, Kensingner said.

“I enjoy setting goals,” he said, about what he liked about hiking.

His friend Bob Shinskie, 68, a retired school administrator from Spring Mills, Pa., near State College, and he set this goal about 10 years ago to hike from Maryland to New York, and found the Mid State Trail was th...


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