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The Truth Behind 9 Common Appalachian Trail Myths

The Truth Behind 9 Common Appalachian Trail Myths

Whether you’ve hiked the Appalachian Trail, are in the planning stages, or simply dreaming, chances are you’ve heard a lot of “facts” about the AT that may or may not...

Jun 24, 2019 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Stories from the Trail Summer Movie Shakedown: A Walk In The Woods

Stories from the Trail Summer Movie Shakedown: A Walk In The Woods

Fozzie, Voldemort, and I, rewatched this "beloved classic" film recently and on purpose so that it would be fresh in our minds while we compared notes on our experiences. We...

Jun 19, 2019 : Gary Sizer
Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers Share 99 Tips for Aspiring Thru-Hikers

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers Share 99 Tips for Aspiring Thru-Hikers

If you’re thinking about hiking the Appalachian Trail, you probably have a lot of questions right about now. Who better to answer them than the people who have already been...

Jun 17, 2019 : Kelly Floro
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

It's approaching summer on the Appalachian Trail and Instagram abounds with thru-hikers blessing our feeds with the good stuff. Welcome back to our weekly roundup of the most spectacularly beautiful,

Jun 15, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Why Do You Hike? | Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Interviews from Trail Days 2019

Why Do You Hike? | Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Interviews from Trail Days 2019

“Why do you hike?” is a question that most thru-hikers get asked. Understanding the "why" can give hikers a sense of purpose and can serves as motivation to start the...

Jun 6, 2019 : Jenna Duesterhoeft
TRAIL DAYS 2019: Hiker Portraits and Festival Experience

TRAIL DAYS 2019: Hiker Portraits and Festival Experience

Hello, folks! Furiosa (or Fury) here, bringing you a rewind and reflection of Trail Days 2019 in Damascus, VA. I had the pleasure of working with the gang at The...

Jun 6, 2019 : Amber Redfield
What’s Your Trail Name? | Thru-Hiker Interviews at Trail Days 2019

What’s Your Trail Name? | Thru-Hiker Interviews at Trail Days 2019

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." This Shakespearean quote may be true for Romeo and Juliet, but when...

Jun 3, 2019 : Jenna Duesterhoeft
Isn’t the Hike Challenging Enough?

Isn’t the Hike Challenging Enough?

So here we are, in the arena of the Appalachian Trail.  There have been blood, sweat (lots of it), and tears.  It is an emotional dig that will expose your...

Jun 2, 2019 : Alexia
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

Happy (almost) National Trails Day! Celebrate the beloved hiker holiday by reveling in pictures taken by Appalachian Trail thru-hikers. They’ve been blessing our Instagram feeds with the good stuff,

May 31, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Trail Correspondents #9 | Reactions to the Murder on the Appalachian Trail

Trail Correspondents #9 | Reactions to the Murder on the Appalachian Trail

Today's episode was not supposed to happen.  At the beginning of the season, we outline the subjects in which we want our hikers to share with you. Today's show was...

May 30, 2019 : Zach