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

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

TheĀ  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
Trailhead Access to AT Through Virginia Triple Crown Reopens June 13

Trailhead Access to AT Through Virginia Triple Crown Reopens June 13

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail will reopen access to 27 miles of the trail in Central Virginia known as the Triple Crown beginning June 13. The trail organization said in...

Jun 12, 2020 : Hugh Owen
Forest Service Reopens AT Trailheads in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia

Forest Service Reopens AT Trailheads in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia

Appalachian Trail trailheads and access points in four national forests in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia will reopen on May 22. In a statement here, the US Forest Service...

May 21, 2020 : Hugh Owen
Hi-Yo, Virginia! Away!

Hi-Yo, Virginia! Away!

Welcome to Virginia, for real! This near-150 mile stretch was a good one for us in many ways. For the first time, we did not have any deadlines or events...

Aug 16, 2019 : Kira Foxfeet Cotter
Dodging the Virginia Blues and More Than Halfway There

Dodging the Virginia Blues and More Than Halfway There

Virginia tends to be a love it or hate it state for many thru-hikers. The daunting number of miles that are ahead, the terrain, and the increasing heat and humidity...

Jul 16, 2019 : David
Verging on Virginia Blues in Vermont

Verging on Virginia Blues in Vermont

When northbound thru-hikers have hikedĀ  hundreds miles north from Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, and are still in Virginia, some of them find that they have a case of the...

Jul 9, 2019 : Ruth Morley
How to Beat the Virginia Blues

How to Beat the Virginia Blues

Virginia has 556.2 miles in it. Being over a quarter of the trail, it has the potential to feel endless. This yearning to get out of endless Virginia has been...

Jun 15, 2019 : Kristen Fiedler
Virginia Today, Maine Tomorrow: The Flip Flop

Virginia Today, Maine Tomorrow: The Flip Flop

Last week we hiked through the Grayson Highlands, then spent Memorial Day Weekend car camping there with our friends who live in Washington, DC. On Monday they drove us up...

Jun 6, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson