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Kristian Morgan Aims for Another Appalachian Trail FKT

Kristian Morgan Aims for Another Appalachian Trail FKT

In an incredible display of endurance, professional running coach Kristian "Captain Morgan" is attempting to set the fastest known time on the Appalachian Trail. Morgan currently holds a supported

Jun 7, 2024 : Ariella Nardizzi
Loudoun AT Festival To Be Held on June 8th

Loudoun AT Festival To Be Held on June 8th

The annual AT Festival in Loudoun, VA will be held this year on Saturday, June 8. The festival is sponsored this year by Loudoun County’s three AT Communities: the towns...

Jun 3, 2024 : The Editors
Appalachian Trail at Bear Mountain Reopens After 10-Month Closure

Appalachian Trail at Bear Mountain Reopens After 10-Month Closure

A section of the Appalachian Trail in New York's Bear Mountain State Park reopened to the public on Memorial Day weekend, ten months after a severe storm forced the park...

May 30, 2024 : Kelly Floro
Authorities Investigating Fish Hooks Stuffed In Dog Treats Along Appalachian Trail

Authorities Investigating Fish Hooks Stuffed In Dog Treats Along Appalachian Trail

Over the weekend, a hiker stumbled upon a disturbing scene of dog treats laden with fish hooks along the Appalachian Trail between PA Route 873 and the George W. Outerbridge...

May 8, 2024 : Ariella Nardizzi
“A Race Against Time” as Rescuers Save Stranded Hiker from Maine AT

“A Race Against Time” as Rescuers Save Stranded Hiker from Maine AT

A hiker was rescued from the Appalachian Trail in western Maine's Bigelow Mountains over the weekend after the man became stranded near the summit of Little Bigelow Mountain (AT northbound...

Apr 23, 2024 : Kelly Floro
Total Eclipse a Boon for AT Hostels in the Off-Season

Total Eclipse a Boon for AT Hostels in the Off-Season

A rare total solar eclipse crossed a small band of the US from Texas to Maine on Monday. This narrow strip, home to 30 million people and a small section...

Apr 12, 2024 : Kimberly Fetherston
Norovirus Alert: Appalachian Trail Hikers Urged to Stay Vigilant Amid Outbreak

Norovirus Alert: Appalachian Trail Hikers Urged to Stay Vigilant Amid Outbreak

Thru-hikers on the Appalachian Trail this season are being urged to take extra precautions as reports of gastrointestinal illnesses, suspected to be caused by norovirus, have surged along sections of

Apr 11, 2024 : Ariella Nardizzi
AT Hikers: Newfound Gap Rd Temporarily Closed Due to Winter Weather

AT Hikers: Newfound Gap Rd Temporarily Closed Due to Winter Weather

Newfound Gap Road is temporarily closed between Gatlinburg, TN and Cherokee, NC due to forecasted weather conditions, Great Smoky Mountains National Park announced yesterday. The National Weather

Apr 4, 2024 : Kelly Floro
FKT or Fastest known time

FKT or Fastest known time

The start date for my journey is fast approaching, while i can't give an exact date i can say i will begin by the end of march.This is a northbound...

Mar 17, 2024 : Chris Chmura
Appalachian TrailFest Canceled for 2024

Appalachian TrailFest Canceled for 2024

The Appalachian TrailFest in Hot Springs, North Carolina has been canceled for 2024. The TrailFest is the second-largest trail festival after Appalachian Trail Days in Damascus, Virginia.

Mar 8, 2024 : Diane Duffard