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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
This Map Predicts Peak Fall Color Change in Every US County

This Map Predicts Peak Fall Color Change in Every US County

Autumn is finally around the corner, though it may not feel like it at the moment. Much of the country is still baking in very summer-like heat, but cooler weather...

Sep 8, 2021 : Kelly Floro
Shenandoah National Park and the Rollercoaster

Shenandoah National Park and the Rollercoaster

  My battle with the rocks seemed to be over on my first day hiking in Shenandoah National Park. The trail smoothed out and the walking was easier. The fact...

Aug 5, 2021 : Kat Tracks
WV, MD, & PA

WV, MD, & PA

Farewell, Virginia After saying a somewhat reluctant goodbye to my parents, we set forth to leave Virginia once and for all. Jet Pack had new trekking poles waiting for him...

Jul 29, 2021 : Kara and Nick
Family backpacking weekend

Family backpacking weekend

My family came to visit us on the AT over Father’s Day weekend! I’m excited to share the weekend with you all from the perspective of my mom, Carolyn. Mom,...

Jul 23, 2021 : Kara and Nick
ATC Announces New Visitor Experience Updates

ATC Announces New Visitor Experience Updates

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy has announced plans to restructure their visitor experience in the form of updated visitor centers and hiker resources throughout the length of the trail. In

Jul 19, 2021 : Colleen Goldhorn
Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia

Since Virginia has over 500 miles of AT running through it, here are some bits from the second half of the journey. Zero Day in Daleville Shortly after completing the...

Jul 19, 2021 : Kara and Nick