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Happily Ever After The AT

Happily Ever After The AT

I DID IT! Blossom I mean, WE DID IT! Botany We summited Katahdin on Sept. 19. It was a beautiful day atmospherically and emotionally. When chatting with folks about my...

Sep 30, 2014 : Kayla Carter
7 Reasons to Attend the ATC’s Fourth Annual Fundraiser [And How You Can Win FREE Tickets]

7 Reasons to Attend the ATC’s Fourth Annual Fundraiser [And How You Can Win FREE Tickets]

The following post has been provided by our friends at the Sam Henegar’s “The Appalachian Trail: An American Legacy” takes viewers back to before the Trail even existed, highlighting how it...

Sep 30, 2014 : Zach
Ever Wonder What It’d Be Like To Fly Off McAfee Knob? This Video is For You.

Ever Wonder What It’d Be Like To Fly Off McAfee Knob? This Video is For You.

McAfee Knob is the most photographed location on the Appalachian Trail.  This iconic point has been featured dozens of times in the video below by Paul Stoutamire features ariel views of Catawba

Sep 30, 2014 : Zach
Keeping the Trail Weird for Austin…

Keeping the Trail Weird for Austin…

       In one way or another, the Appalachian Trail has already affected all of our lives. Whether you’re an aspiring hiker, have a loved one that’s interested in...

Sep 30, 2014 : Rob Wager
The Best Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail This Week

The Best Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail This Week

We continue to peruse all of the wonderful pictures from Instagram with the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and #AppalachianTrials and select a few of the best each week. If you would like your picture

Sep 29, 2014 : Zach
What Am I Doing??

What Am I Doing??

What am I doing? What was I thinking? Our inspiration.... And then we saw them through the fog - two scruffy-looking, smelly individuals with scraggly beards running up from the...

Sep 29, 2014 : George
7 Things You Should Never Take Out of Your Backpack

7 Things You Should Never Take Out of Your Backpack

It's tempting to shuffle these items around when you are off the trail but prevent yourself the trouble and just leave these items where they belong: in your bag.  Keep...

Sep 29, 2014 : Owen Stone
Halfway Home

Halfway Home

When I left Port Clinton, PA, I was slated to hit Duncannon on a Sunday, which wasn't going to work, because I had mail waiting for me there, and I...

Sep 28, 2014 : Dayna Thomas
Congratulations to This Week’s Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations to This Week’s Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!

This post is all about celebration! We want to feature your incredible accomplishment of successfully thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail right here on AppalachianTrials.com! If you've completed

Sep 26, 2014 : Zach
This is Badger’s Current Gear List

This is Badger’s Current Gear List

Because I get this question on a fairly regular basis, it seemed more efficient just to publish a state of the union of what's in my pack. I must preface this by stating I am not...

Sep 25, 2014 : Zach