Melanie Vogel

For the next two years Melanie Vogel will be hiking solo across Canada using the Great Trail system. She began her journey by setting out from St. John’s, Newfoundland on June 2. She arrived on PEI Oct. 9 and entered Alberton Nov. 7. Melissa Heald photo

With a 60 pound backpack strapped to her back and a Nordic Walking Pole in each hand, Melanie Vogel came off the Confederation Trail at the Old Stone Station Park in Alberton just before 2 pm on Nov. 7.

Ms Vogel is hiking solo across Canada.

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Eugene H

This is an awesome adventure! I've wanted to bicycle across Canada on the trail since they started to build it!

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