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Appalachian Trail State Profile: West Virginia

Appalachian Trail State Profile: West Virginia

Of the 14 Appalachian Trail states, West Virginia is the shortest by far. Considering that there are only four (!!) miles of trail through the entire state, there's an incredible...

Aug 28, 2020 : Kelly Floro
How to Hike West Virginia’s Cranberry Wilderness

How to Hike West Virginia’s Cranberry Wilderness

I’ve been going through trail withdrawal hard since finishing my AT thru-hike in September. With winter quickly approaching and hiking season winding down, I decided to peel myself off my...

Nov 21, 2018 : Audrey Payne
West Virginia and Other Things

West Virginia and Other Things

West Virginia (Sept. 13 - Sept. 21) Four miles, eight days I know what you may be thinking. It took you eight days to walk four miles, what are you...

Oct 17, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
West Virginia & Maryland: Must-See Day Hikes on the AT

West Virginia & Maryland: Must-See Day Hikes on the AT

With only 17.5 miles of the AT in West Virginia and 40 miles in Maryland, these two states are known for being the smallest on the trail. Their small size...

Jul 26, 2017 : Colleen Goldhorn
Activist Locks Herself to Crane, Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline

Activist Locks Herself to Crane, Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline

Yesterday, construction on the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) in Newport, Virginia was slowed when an activist locked herself to construction equipment. Alice Elliot, with Appalachians Against

Apr 21, 2021 : Tina Mullen
My Semi-Successful Shakedown

My Semi-Successful Shakedown

Final shakedown hike before my thru-hike begins. Let's just hope I don't forget anything this important when I leave for Georgia...

Apr 1, 2021 : Laurie Adams
A Complete List of Appalachian Trail Hostels: 2021 Edition

A Complete List of Appalachian Trail Hostels: 2021 Edition

Hostels on the Appalachian Trail are part of what makes a thru-hike such a unique experience. We've listed 120+ places to stay between Georgia and Maine, including a few lodgings...

Mar 22, 2021 : The Editors
2,650 Miles of Happiness with my Mother

2,650 Miles of Happiness with my Mother

I can see her. Eyes closed, chin lifted upwards, a slight smile at the corner of her lips. My mother, whose eyes are usually open, aware, and analyzing, is standing...

Mar 9, 2021 : Tosser
ATC Rejects Mountain Valley Pipeline Opponents’ Request to See $19.5 Million Agreement

ATC Rejects Mountain Valley Pipeline Opponents’ Request to See $19.5 Million Agreement

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy this week denied a request to release the full text of its August 2020 "voluntary stewardship agreement" with Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC, the company overseeing

Feb 24, 2021 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
ATC Reveals Further Details of $19.5M Pipeline Agreement

ATC Reveals Further Details of $19.5M Pipeline Agreement

Facing criticism and questions on social media, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy has provided more details about its August 2020 decision to sign a “voluntary conservation stewardship agreement”

Feb 16, 2021 : Clay Bonnyman Evans