Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail
Clingmans Dome in Tennessee is a major point in your early adventure

Exploring the Tennessee Section of the Appalachian Trail

Love the outdoors and looking for an adventure? Then a hike along the Appalachian Trail in Tennessee ...

Basics, Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail
AT Signage and a split view of the PCT badge on a tree

AT vs. PCT: Rise to the Challenge of an Epic Thru-Hike

Are you an avid hiker looking for a challenge? Are you trying to decide between the Appalachian ...

Appalachian Trail
White blaze on a tree showing the path to follow for the Appalachian Trail

Exploring the Appalachian Trail’s Roller Coaster: What You Should Know for a Thru-Hike Adventure

One of the most iconic sections of the Appalachian Trail from Ashby Gap to Snickers Gap when ...

Appalachian Trail
Amicalola Falls when I visited from the bottom looking up

Amicalola Falls: How To Start On Your NOBO AT Thru-Hike

For someone looking to get started hiking their thru-hike NOBO on the Appalachian Trail, you have to ...

Appalachian Trail
AT sign on the trail in fall with trees having very few leaves left

16 Key Items You Shouldn’t Bring on the Appalachian Trail

While everyone is typically excited about their thru-hike start date, they’ve gone through their gear five hundred ...

Appalachian Trail, Basics, Preparation
Man hiking up to the bald of a hill looking out over mountains with full backpacking gear

AT Thru-Hike: Focus On Physical & Mental Preparation

So you want to hike the Appalachian Trail? This epic, challenging wilderness path covers nearly the entire ...

Appalachian Trail, Basics
The final sign at the top of Katahdin signifying the completion of a NOBO Appalachian Trail Thru-hike

Summited Katahdin: How To Manage Finding Your Way Home

Once you have reached the summit, prayed to the Katahdin sign, and completed your Appalachian Trail thru-hike, ...

Appalachian Trail, Planning
Man exploring the Appalachian Trail after getting time off from a job

Time Off: How to Request Time to Hike the Appalachian Trail

For most aspiring thru-hikers, their biggest roadblock is managing their current employment. They want to know whether ...

Appalachian Trail
Blood Mountain Shelter on the Appalachian Trail

AT Exploration: Why Thru-Hikers Love & Enjoy Shelters

For anyone looking to attempt a thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail, there is a huge benefit in ...

Appalachian Trail
can you have a fire on the appalachian trail

AT Camp Fires: Why Most Thru-Hikers Choose Against Fires

Can you have a fire on the Appalachian Trail? This is a question that many hikers ask ...

Appalachian Trail
do you have to hitchhike on the appalachian trail

Hitchhiking: Do You Have To On The Appalachian Trail

For many hitchhiking is a scary proposition. The thought of sticking out your thumb and trusting a ...

Appalachian Trail
blood mountain shelter discussing if you can you hike the appalachian trail without camping

Is It Truly Possible to Hike the AT Without Camping?

If you’re looking to hike the Appalachian Trail but are not a huge camper may wonder if ...