In this June 2, 2011 photo Appalachian Trail thru-hiker Alan "Lemur" Downs displays the commemorative wooden spoon he got for completing the Half-Gallon Challenge at Pine Grove Furnace State Park in ... more 
In this June 2, 2011 photo Appalachian Trail thru-hiker Alan "Lemur" Downs displays the commemorative wooden spoon he got for completing the Half-Gallon Challenge at Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Gardners, Pa. For decades, Appalachian Trail thru-hikers arriving at the midway point of the Georgia-to-Maine footpath have made it a tradition to stop at the park in southcentral Pennsylvania and eat an entire brick of ice cream. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Michael Rubinkam
Sat, Jun 4, 2011 10:26 AM EDT