Katahdin Sign

In the 77 years since the Appalachian Trail was completed, only 15 families with young children have finished an end-to-end “thru-hike” of the 2,160-mile trail stretching from Georgia to Maine.

Today, a Maine family is expected to become No. 16 when its four members  – Dave and Emily Kallin and their children, Nathan, 9, and Madeline, 8 (and their dog Orion) – reach the summit of Mount Katahdin in Baxter State Park, according to an article on PressHerald.com.

Read about a Maine family with young children completing an Appalachian Trail thru-hike.