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10 Things I Would Do Differently For My Appalachian Trail Thru Hike

I'm so happy with how my trip turned out and I wouldn't do most things differently because what I did worked for me. Hopefully though, with my guide, someone who is thinking about thru hiking the Appalachian Trail will consider heeding my advice and learning from some of the mistakes I made along the way.

Abby's Appalachian Trail Gear List - The Trek

After deciding to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail this spring, I unlocked a new obsession: backpacking gear. Through much fixation, research, and mini shakedown hikes, I’ve got the gear I need (or at least think I do at the moment.) Here’s a summary of everything I’ve accumulated since May 2022 (when I graduated college and started my backpacking obsession.) A complete list of my gear can be found here. Sleep System/Pack ULA Circuit Originally, I started out with the Osprey Aura but decided…

3 Very Real Threats on the Appalachian Trail (And How To Protect Yourself)

The sun sets in the west, water freezes at 32 degrees fahrenheit, and this dress is blue and black. These are but a few unescapable facts of life. Another such reality is the reaction one receives after announcing their intentions to walk from Georgia to Maine, which can be summarized along the lines of: “Are you f*cking crazy?! What about bears, rattlesnakes, and deranged, inbred hillbillies?” Anyone who’s done any amount of research into thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail already knows the…

A Photographer's Favorite Images From The Appalachian Trail - The Trek

The 2018 Appalachian Trail hiking season is nearly upon us, and potential thru-hikers are setting off on an enormous journey. For me, having daily reminders of why I would even consider hiking 2000+ miles was important to my success. So, my fellow hikers, I present to you the top photos from my 2017 hike. Strive not only to be inspired, but to inspire others. The Great Smoky Mountains are one of the most amazing sections of the trail. ...

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Megahiking: The 12,500-mile All-in Trek

Sam Gardner plans to hike the North Country Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, the Continental Divide Trail, and the Appalachian Trail back-to-back-to-back-to-back.

The Appalachian Trail is also on our Bucket List. In the end, we would love to "Triple Crown" - the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail - 2,650 mi.), the CDT (Continental Divide Trail - 3,100 mi.) and the AT (Appalachian Trail - 2,100 mi.)

Hello! This map of the Appalachian Trail (AT) will be the beginning of my journey as far as flickr photos go. I will be thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail starting March 24th at Springer Mountain in Georgia, hiking northbound to Mount Katahdin in Maine - 2,175 miles! Tomorrow I will board a over night Amtrak train bound for Gainesville Georgia. I'll be picked up by the hikers hostel and shuttled to Dahlonega, GA where I will spend Tuesday night at the Hiker's Hostel…

11 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Hiking the Appalachian Trail

When I say "rain-test your gear," I mean set up your tent in the YMCA locker room, turn every shower head towards it, and play solitaire inside for an hour.

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Hiking the Appalachian Trail! | Annapolis Rock
For many avid hikers, thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail (AT) is a life-long goal. Many spend countless days testing their mettle on trails far and wide before they set off on the journey of a lifetime from Georgia to Maine. But, can a beginner hike the Appalachian Trail, or is it just for experts?
Maine has indeed a lot to offer to outdoor enthusiasts. It has an iconic rocky coastline, that is steeped in history and dotted with lighthouses. And the famous Appalachian trail ends here at Mount Katahdin. For a trip to Maine, there will be a lot of great things to see and do. #mainecamping #mainecampingroadtrip #campinginmaine #bestcampinginmaine #rvcampinginmaine
@alinazbv The town of Harpers Ferry, a confluence of history and nature, is in West Virginia. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣The Appalachian Trail passes right through the center of Harpers Ferry.⁣⁣ ⁣ 🚘 Parking:⁣⁣ There is hassle-free parking(171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425). ⁣ ⁣⁣ 🚌 Harpers Ferry NHP has a free shuttle bus service that is available at no additional cost. The service begins at 9 a.m. daily, but evening hours vary by season. Plan your next trip! https://amzn.to/3DcwnTJ