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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
A Brief History of the Appalachian Trail

A Brief History of the Appalachian Trail

The history of the Appalachian Trail is as complex as its construction. The idea for the footpath was birthed by Benton MacKaye. In 1921 MacKaye made his ambitious vision public...

Jan 17, 2019 : The Editors
Five Environmental Battles Worth Waging in 2019

Five Environmental Battles Worth Waging in 2019

A new year. A new beginning for some. The same old battle for others. And so it is with the environment, as perennial battles continue for the year ahead. Here...

Dec 28, 2018 : Hugh Owen
Squishy, Soggy, Mossy-Green Goodness: A Hike Through the Cranberry Wilderness

Squishy, Soggy, Mossy-Green Goodness: A Hike Through the Cranberry Wilderness

West Virginia---Wild, wonderful.  That's their slogan.  Now, I lived in West Virginia for a short time waaay back when I was 21. In 2000, and to be perfectly honest I...

Dec 16, 2018 : Michael Beierle
Court Quotes Lorax in Rejecting Pipeline that Would Cross AT in Virginia

Court Quotes Lorax in Rejecting Pipeline that Would Cross AT in Virginia

A federal court has rejected permits for a natural gas pipeline that would cross two national forests and the Appalachian Trail in Virginia, saying that the US Forest Service bowed...

Dec 15, 2018 : The Editors
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the most spectacularly beautiful, hilariously entertaining, and all-around best photos taken on the Appalachian Trail this past week. This week features photos

Dec 12, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
The Hard and Fast Numbers of the Appalachian Trail

The Hard and Fast Numbers of the Appalachian Trail

Well, I did it. I started April 22 and finished Aug. 31. In 132 days (four months and nine days), I took every step between Springer Mountain in Georgia and...

Nov 18, 2018 : Carl Stanfield
The Whites and Their Rocks Nearly Killed Me

The Whites and Their Rocks Nearly Killed Me

After 1,800 miles I finally made it to the infamous White Mountains.They proved to be the highlight of my hike. Check out the video: hellacious descent down Mount Moosilauke in...

Nov 10, 2018 : Danny Strayer