The Appalachian Trail is not wilderness nor is it isolated. But it is a trail gives many people a sense of the wild and a sense of nature.
A substantial day hike to the start of the famous Appalachian Trail and back. We saw the waterfalls, stopped by the Hike Inn, and finished the day with beer and pizza at the Amicalola Lodge.
An almost 60-mile loop on the Bartram and Appalachian Trail. Views from balds, wildflowers flourished, and pleasant walks along streams in dense woods abounded.
A watershed moment for me on this day: I started my thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.
A mash-up of The Oregon Trail game from years past with a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Fun and entertaining!
The guide to carry when hiking the Appalachian Trail throughout the 1990s and the first years of the 2000s by Dan “Wingfoot” Bruce.
A look at thirteen of my favorite campsites from over the years.
An overview of a seminal two-volume set about the early years of the Appalachian Trail. A compendium of some of the first 46 people to travel this storied path.
A look at a favorite book of mine: The Appalachian Trail Reader. One of the many viral trends currently happening is to list ten of your favorite books. Books
With the hype over Wild, here’s a look at my favorite thru-hiking memoir: On the Beaten Path.