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The Earl Shaffer Foundation is part of a wonderful community of organizations that advocates for conservation of the environment, particularly along the Appalachian Trail, and celebrates the legacy and culture of long-distance hiking. 

Organizations we support:

Organizations that Earl was involved in during his life:


Events the ESF often participates in:

Community writings and projects that highlight Earl's work:


Online communities by long-distance hikers of the AT and other trails:

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