Hiking the appalachian trail

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The Appalachian Trail twists and turns for 2,190 miles through 14 states from Georgia to Maine. And it has become so popular that 3 million people a year step foot on it, in some form or another. But just how dangerous is hiking the Appalachian Trail, and what are those potential dangers? In this article

Brittany Swetson
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How cool would it be to hike from Georgia to Maine with all homemade or handcrafted gear? Or how nice would it be to head north with the finest gear on the market that does just about all but hike for you? Well, one would be easy on the wallet, the other would wreak havoc. I’m close to having a complete set of gear, though I constantly find myself on Facebook pages that are selling gear, ...

Lexi Montoya
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For many avid hikers, thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail (AT) is a life-long goal. Many spend countless days testing their mettle on trails far and wide before they set off on the journey of a lifetime from Georgia to Maine. But, can a beginner hike the AT, or is it just for experts? It is possible

LouAnn Oberto
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he Appalachian Trail has a lot of ups and downs… some sections more than others. We polled 2016 thru-hikers on a lot of different aspects of the trail, including what sections they considered the most difficult. Difficulty can be determined by any combination of terrain, weather, trail conditions, time of year, and local novelties. Most difficult doesn’t necessarily mean most disliked, however. Several sections voted most difficult were also among the favorites: The White Mountain National…


Planning a thru-hike can be part of the excitement of the trip. Researching trails and vistas or reading stories from hikers past. When you’re considering hiking the Appalachian Trail end to end, you may be wondering how long it will take you. There are a lot of factors involved in overall hiking time, and it