As many of you know, Ed Wright succumbed to complications of congestive heart failure in his sleep on the evening of 11/24/09 at the age of 84.
Mr. Wright was famous for having hiked to the summit of Mt. LeConte on 1,310 occasions. Many of those hikes are documented on his website.
His family is planning a memorial hike up Alum Cave Bluff Trail on Sunday, September 5, 2010. Family members will be at the trailhead at 7:00 a.m., and anyone is welcome to join them.
For more information on the Alum Cave Bluff Trail to the summit of Mt. LeConte, please click here.
One other thing, his family felt it would be a fitting tribute to continue posting guest hikes on his website. Ed's daughter Peggy will respond to email and post hikes just as Ed had done in the past.
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