American Hiking Society
Memos, newsletters, etc.

This is a consolidated list of memos, newsletters, etc., from the AHS and related organizations.
The articles have previously been added to The Progression of HikaNation, which details the
HikaNation  journey with various organizational memos, letters, newspaper and magazine articles.

These articles were obtained from various people with credits noted on individual webpages.

More contributions ( articles or photos,  etc. ) are always welcome: e-mail HikaNation.

Date Memos, newsletters, etc.:
click links below to access individual pages.
August 1978 Hikers Needed to Hike Across the United States
October 26, 1978 Memorandum #1
(Hike postponed to April 1980)
?? HikaNation and AHS overview, including proposed budgets
Winter 1978 Winter 1978 Memo from Jim Kern
January 1979 Memorandum #2
Feb/March, April/May,
August, Oct/Nov : 1979
1979 Updates on AHS HikaNation
April 1979 Memorandum #3
June 1979 AHS News: Vol. 3 No. 3
AHS Holds First Annual Hike-in
June 25, 1979 Memorandum #4
August 1979 Memorandum #5
August 1979 AHS News: Vol. 3 No. 4
Exploring The Cross-Country Hike Route in California
October 1979 Memorandum #6
October 1979 AHS News: Volume 3, Number 5
AHS Hike-A-Nation Progress
November 1979 Information Sheets for HikaNation,
Suggested Equipment List, Trip Preparation List
?? Guidelines
December 23, 1979 Memorandum #7
?? A Sponsorship Proposal for HikaNation
?? HikaNation Participants & State Planners
February 1980 Memorandum #8
February 1980 AHS News: Vol. 4 No. 2
Hike-A-Nation Kick-Off April 12
March 1980 Memorandum #9
March 5, 1980 Special Memo to Through Hikers
April/May 1980 California Route Information
?? The American Hiking Society News
Hike-A-Nation Begins April 12
April 12, 1980 HikaNation Opening Weekend Registration Packet Fact Sheet
with "Route through San Francisco"
March/April 1980 AHS News: Volume 4, Number 3
HikaNation Kick Off: A Resounding Success
April 21, 1980 Memorandum to State Route Planners
May 1980 Route Across Nevada for the Cross County Hike (HikaNation)
by Jean Beam, Jr.
May 10, 1980 Memorandum #10
May 1980 AHS News: Volume 4, Number 4
HikaNation: Into Nevada
Utah:
June 13 - August 5, 1980
1980 AHS Hik-a-Nation Utah Section newsletters by Jerry Evans
July 1980 AHS News: Volume 4, Number 6
HikaNation Update: Utah
August 1980 Memorandum #11
August 1980 Colorado Schedule for HikaNation by Gudy Gaskill
August 1980 AHS News: Volume 4, Number 7
Kern, Kemsley and Hales to join HikaNation in Silverton, Colorado
September 1980 AHS News: Volume 4, Number 8
1,500 mile mark passed
October 1980 Memorandum #12
Kansas
November 8, 1980 Cross-County Hikers in Oklahoma
Transcontinental HikeaNation headed this way
November 1980 Special Notice (Re: Monty)
November 15, 1980 AHS News: Volume 4, Number 9--Oct/Nov 1980
AHS HikaNation Reaches Midway Point:
Wagoner County, Oklahoma
November 23, 1980 Arkansas itinerary
December 20, 1980 Missouri itinerary
January 1981 Memorandum #13
January 15, 1981 Illinois Schedule for HikaNation
January 16, 1981 HikaNation Virginia No. 2
Missouri into Illinois update
January/February, 1981 AHS News: Volume 5, Number 1
The HikaNation: Still Going Strong
February 1, 1981 HikaNation Virginia No.3
Illinois into Kentucky newsletter update
February 15, 1981 HikaNation Virginia No. 4
Kentucky update
February 20, 1981 HikaNation Virginia
Special Notice to Virginia Planners
February 26, 1981 American Hiker: HikaNation Report
by Jeannie Harmon & Dave Backus
March 1981 Tom Floyd for The American Hiking Society
HikaNation Arrival
March 1981 Memorandum #14
March 1, 1981 HikaNation Virginia No. 5
Virginia entry update
March 18, 1981 HikaNation Virginia No. 6
HikaNation enters Virginia on 3/8
April 14, 1981 HikaNation Virginia No. 7
Hollins College Snowstorm update
April 21, 1981 NPS: Appalachian Trail Project Office Memorandum
Harpers Ferry preparations for May 8-9
April/May 1981 American Hiker: Vol. 1 No. 2
Washington Gears Up for HikaNation Arrival
May 1, 1981 Memorandum #15
May 8, 1981 Bolivar Heights, West Virginia
Transcontinental Hikers Hoof It To Harpers Ferry
May 9-13, 1981 HikaNation Arrival
C&O Canal Segment:
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, to Washington, D.C.
May 13, 1981 American Hiker---Vol. 1 No. 3, June 1981 issue
HikaNation Comes to Washington
May 15, 1981 Suppliers & Supporters of HikaNation
May 16 - 24, 1981 Maryland Route after Washington, D.C.
May 1981 Delaware Itinerary
?? Bruce Ohlson's HikaNation Stats
Memos, newsletters, etc. After HikaNation
August 1981 Memorandum
October - November 1981
April - May 1982
American Hiker HikaState snippets
November 1981 HikaNation Quarterly
November 26, 1981 1981 Thanksgiving Gathering
Dallas, Texas
February 1982 HikaNation Quarterly
March 1982 American Hiker
May 28 - 31, 1982 1982 HikaNation Reunion
White Rock Mountain Recreation Area, Arkansas
Summer 1982 American Hiker
HikaNation Reunion 1982
Fall 1982 HikaNation Quarterly
Fall 1982 American Hiker
AHS Board members Legislative Alert
1981 - 1984 updates HikaNation II
Jan, Feb, April, May 1983 American Hiker
The Golden State Trail uses HikaNation route
HikaNation Summer Hikes for 1983
HikaState: California
The Mini-Commmorative Stroll Survives
February 1983 American Hiker
Spring 1983 HikaNation Quarterly
May 28 - 30, 1983 1983 HikaNation Reunion
Monticello, Utah
Fall 1983 HikaNation Quarterly
Winter 1983 HikaNation Quarterly
August 15 - 16, 1984 1984 HikaNation Reunion
Strawberry, California
October 1986 1986 HikaNation Reunion
Front Royal, Virginia
April or August 12, 1990 1990 HikaNation BBQ Cookout
Doug's Place, Michigan
May 17 - 19, 1991 1991 HikaNation Reunion
Cape Henlopen, Delaware
January 13, 1992 HikaNation influences the American Discovery Trail
Winter 1992 American Hiker
Thirty-seven intrepid hikers
May 19 - 21, 2000 2000 HikaNation Reunion
20th Anniversary Reunion
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
2011 Remembering HikaNation
30th Anniversary - 2011 Reunion

Mt. Magazine State Park, Arkansas
August 2013 2013 HikaNation Reunion-BBQ
September 18-20, 2015 35th Anniversary HikaNation Reunion
Marys Lake, Estes Park, Colorado
August 4 - 6, 2017 Doug & Janet's HikaNation BBQ-Reunion


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