grandma gatewood

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
7 Women Who Made History on the Appalachian Trail

7 Women Who Made History on the Appalachian Trail

I've noticed a pattern. In my research of parks, mountains, and other places of interest on the Appalachian Trail, I've come across a great deal of names. A great deal of...

Dec 30, 2015 : Kat Ignatova
13 Unlikely Appalachian Trail Hikers (If They Can, You Can)

13 Unlikely Appalachian Trail Hikers (If They Can, You Can)

Do you dream of hiking the AT, but believe the reality to be impossible?  What's holding you back? Most people argue time or money, which is addressed, among other places,  It...

Jul 22, 2015 : Maggie Wallace