reasons to hike appalachian trail

Hiker Intro : How I Became the ‘Barefoot’ Hiker

Hiker Intro : How I Became the ‘Barefoot’ Hiker

  Leave No Trace to me means respecting nature as if it were a holy site. Hi, everyone. My name is Jeremy. You can call me the "Barefoot" Hiker. This...

Mar 14, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
10 Reasons it’s so freaking cool to choose the Appalachian Trail

10 Reasons it’s so freaking cool to choose the Appalachian Trail

I remember decades ago when I was on a wilderness course in the snowy Cascade mountains in Washington, I told my instructors of my dream to hike the Appalachian Trail...

Jan 28, 2016 : Carla Robertson
Why the AT?

Why the AT?

You've heard about the white blazes. You've seen the pictures of breathtaking views taken from mountaintops. You know about the rocks and the rain and the mice and the moose. Those...

Jan 24, 2016 : Gary Sizer
You Only Get One Life: My Reasons For Hiking the AT

You Only Get One Life: My Reasons For Hiking the AT

Alright folks, it’s public commitment time! I am thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail because…. 1. It’s time to clean house: It’s been a long-time since I’ve done some deep self work....

Sep 25, 2014 : Laura Houston