FAQ

AT FAQ: With Answers That Are Shorter Than This Blog Title, Maybe

AT FAQ: With Answers That Are Shorter Than This Blog Title, Maybe

Maybe you are sick of answering the same questions over and over again. Maybe you want to know for yourself, and don’t want to read paragraph after paragraph. Here are...

Dec 13, 2016 : Stubbs
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