Although commonly mistaken for the word “at,”

AT-AT Walker 2

or mistaken for these guys,

the letters “A” and “T” also stand for the Appalachian Trail or the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

AT symbol Hot Springs sidewalk

The AT symbol in the sidewalk of Hot Springs, NC


Example: “Imagine all of the AT-AT’s hiking the AT at once.”

Fun Fact: The AT was the first national scenic trail, completed in 1937. As of 2014, it runs 2,185.3 miles.

Keep reading: this blog,, and The Appalachian Trail Conservancy website

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