FAQ

Questions from the office

Questions from the office

A lot of people at the office I work at don't do much hiking or backpacking, so naturally they had a TON of questions. Here are some of the more...

Jul 4, 2016 : Yard Sale
Who Was the Oldest Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker?

Who Was the Oldest Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker?

Sandy B. writes... Q: How old was the oldest male through hiker? A: This is a fairly common question, and I think the uncertainty stems from confusing Google results (see below)....

Apr 19, 2016 : Zach
The Appalachian Q&A with Tom and Shannon

The Appalachian Q&A with Tom and Shannon

I just ran out of deodorant and I have have 4 days before leaving for Baxter State park to start my southbound hike. My mind has been a mess of...

Jul 16, 2015 : Thomas Vernali
8 Questions You SHOULD Ask a Thru-Hiker

8 Questions You SHOULD Ask a Thru-Hiker

Every year, about 500 people complete the Appalachian Trail (source: Appalachian Trail Conservancy).  That’s smaller than the average US middle school (source: National Center for Education

Dec 9, 2014 : Maggie Wallace
13 Very Important Facts About the Pacific Crest Trail

13 Very Important Facts About the Pacific Crest Trail

As a prospective PCT thru hiker, I have spent a lot of time doing research on the trail. Here is a compilation of the most very basic facts of the...

Oct 31, 2014 : Carlie Gentry