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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
The Appalachian Trail State by State Overview: Highlights, Hiker Tips, Maps, and More

The Appalachian Trail State by State Overview: Highlights, Hiker Tips, Maps, and More

Those who have hiked the Appalachian Trail agree: there's simply no other trail like it in the world. It may not be the longest footpath of them all, nor the...

Sep 7, 2020 : Kelly Floro
Energy Companies End Battle to Build Pipeline Under the Appalachian Trail in Virginia

Energy Companies End Battle to Build Pipeline Under the Appalachian Trail in Virginia

The energy companies behind a natural gas pipeline that would have run under the Appalachian Trail in Virginia have dropped their efforts to build the 600-mile pipeline. The decision by

Jul 5, 2020 : Hugh Owen
Appalachian Trail Footbridge Reopens at Harpers Ferry

Appalachian Trail Footbridge Reopens at Harpers Ferry

The Appalachian Trail footbridge at Harpers Ferry reopened on Friday, July 3, months after it was damaged when freight cars toppled across. "The Goodloe E. Byron Memorial Pedestrian Walkway

Jul 4, 2020 : Hugh Owen
Origin of the Thru Crew

Origin of the Thru Crew

I found a teeny husky and a hiker trash partner on the A.T. last year. Now we are hitting the Colorado Trail (plus one Great Dane and said Teeny Husky)...

Jun 26, 2020 : Katie Houston
Help Wanted: Beer Drinking Appalachian Trail Hiker

Help Wanted: Beer Drinking Appalachian Trail Hiker

Yes, you read that right. Despite the recent surge in unemployment, there is a position available that requires hiking the Appalachian Trail and drinking beer; and it includes a salary...

Jun 22, 2020 : Jim Rahtz
Supreme Court Gives Go-Ahead for Pipeline Under AT in Virginia

Supreme Court Gives Go-Ahead for Pipeline Under AT in Virginia

The  US Supreme Court ruled on Monday, June 15, that the US Forest Service has the authority to allow a natural gas pipeline to run under the Appalachian Trail in...

Jun 15, 2020 : Hugh Owen