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Forest Fire in Shenandoah National Park Closes Section of Appalachian Trail

Forest Fire in Shenandoah National Park Closes Section of Appalachian Trail

A forest fire at Rocky Mountain in Shenandoah National Park has resulted in a closure to a section o

Apr 18th : Zach
Baxter State Park Announces Permit Cards for Appalachian Trail Hikers

Baxter State Park Announces Permit Cards for Appalachian Trail Hikers

It's no secret that Baxter State Park has it's eyes fixed on the hoards of Appalachian Trail thru-hi

Mar 10th : Mary Beth Skylis
Niki Rellon Writes History on the Appalachian Trail

Niki Rellon Writes History on the Appalachian Trail

400 Mile Marker Niki Rellon, better known as Bionic Woman along the Appalachian Trail, recently

Dec 30th : Mary Beth Skylis
Looking Back: 8 Events that Shook the AT in 2015

Looking Back: 8 Events that Shook the AT in 2015

2015 was undoubtedly a landmark year for the Appalachian Trail.  Here are the eight biggest news sto

Dec 28th : Maggie Slepian
How the ATC Plans to Sustain the Appalachian Trail

How the ATC Plans to Sustain the Appalachian Trail

Foot traffic on the Appalachian Trail is growing—Since the 1930s when only 5 people reported walkin

Dec 9th : Ashli Baldwin
A Farewell to the Finish? Solutions for Saving Katahdin

A Farewell to the Finish? Solutions for Saving Katahdin

If you love the Appalachian Trail, then you have surely heard of Scott Jurek. And unless you have be

Dec 8th : Sass
Traversing the Gender Gap on the Appalachian Trail

Traversing the Gender Gap on the Appalachian Trail

This week the New York Times featured an article written by women's Appalachian Trail supported reco

Nov 10th : Caet Cash
2015 Thru-Hikers: Sneak Peek Into Another Record Year

2015 Thru-Hikers: Sneak Peek Into Another Record Year

In recent years, conservationists encouraged thru-hikers to stray from the traditional north bound h

Nov 6th : Mary Beth Skylis
Interview with Heather “Anish” Anderson

Interview with Heather “Anish” Anderson

“Every inch of the forest on the AT is crawling or scampering or walking or slithering… there’s alwa

Oct 20th : Maggie Wallace
Interview with Appalachian Trail Speed Record Holder, Scott Jurek [Video]

Interview with Appalachian Trail Speed Record Holder, Scott Jurek [Video]

Last week I had the opportunity of sitting down with author, Scott Jurek. During our nearly hour

Oct 17th : Zach