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PPR hiker luke jordan 1025

P-R PHOTO/ALVIN REINER Luke "Strider" Jordan (front left) and Elizabeth Lee, followed by John Davis (not visible at left), Chris Maron (center) and Melinda Chapman, cross the Crown Point bridge. Jordan had just completed the 4,600-mile North Country Scenic Trail, which stretches from Lake Sakakawea State Park, N.D., to the Champlain Bridge. The locals kept him company as he began hiking the proposed Vermont extension that connects to the Long Trail and Appalachian Trail.