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In 1959 Washington ranchers Don and June Mulford decided to try what everybody said couldn't be done - ride the entire length of the 2,400 mile Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada on horseback in one year. Armed with a movie and still camera they documented life on the trail. This program showcases the Mulford's stunning photography and retells an adventure still fresh after many years.

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Pacific Crest Trail: A Ride to Remember

OPB | Jan. 24, 2011 9 p.m.

In 1959, Washington ranchers Don and June Mulford decided to try what everybody said couldn't be done -- ride the entire length of the 2,400 mile Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada in one year.  It would prove to be the adventure of a lifetime.  Armed with a movie and slide camera they documented life on the trail and captured surprises along the way.  A Ride to Remember showcases their stunning photography and will delight viewers with memories still fresh after fifty years.

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