Appalachian Trail Section Hikers: Share Your Experiences with Us!

Appalachian Trail section hikers…we want you!

If you’ve taken on the Appalachian Trail in pieces, whether you intend to finish the complete trail or not, we want to highlight your experiences in our forthcoming Appalachian Trail Section Hiker Survey roundup.

This year we ask that people only participate who are hiking the Appalachian Trail IN SECTIONS (not as a thru-hike). The main purpose of this survey is to educate and assist future Appalachian Trail section hikers. The survey typically takes 10-15 minutes to complete. Results will be published on If you would like to be informed when results are posted, subscribe to The Trek newsletter.


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Comments 3

  • Beth Monarch : Nov 5th

    I was so excited when I started reading this article. I’ve section hiked for 15 years, completing at least one good section of every state. There is so much to share. Then boom… only section hikers planning to complete the AT are invited to participate. Oh well

    • Lori : Nov 7th

      Calls for section hikers only NOT thru hikers! Share away!

    • Kerry Smithwick : Nov 15th

      Yes, reply. It says you need only be a section hiker.


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