Posted: Submitted by wtanaka (648) on Sun, 2005-10-16 08:41. | Subject: Couple walks 4900 miles (7886 km) across the U.S.
POINT REYES, Calif. - A husband-and-wife team reached the Pacific Ocean on Saturday after a 4,900-mile cross-country hike, becoming the first to backpack the transcontinental American Discovery Trail in one continuous trek.
Marcia and Ken Powers started Feb. 27 at Cape Henlopen in Delaware. Nearly eight months later, they looked out over the Pacific Ocean at Point Reyes.
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