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Hiking The Appalachian Trail


In 2003, Andy & Chelsea (who later became "SvenSaw & Loony") thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail. Along the way, they wrote in journals, met a lot of great people, and learned quite a bit about the AT and hiking in general. Below are links to some compilations of info and experiences on the A.T.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail - HikeMore Online Newsletter - Spring 2004 - A wealth of invaluable information for anyone planning to hike the A.T., or anyone who wants to know more about what it's really like on the Trail. Includes a survey taken by nearly 50 thru-hikers from the Class of 2003.

Appalachian Trail Journals - Loony's journals from her and SvenSaw's 2003 thru-hike of the A.T. Includes more in-depth info on Appalachian Trail towns, shelters, hostels, maps, gear, and more.

Preparing for the A.T. in 2003 - Chelsea's thoughts before leaving for the Trail.


Appalachian Trail Links on the Web

Appalachian Trail Conference - Official website of the ATC. Find practically anything you need to know about the Appalachian Trail itself, preparing to hike the Trail, volunteering to help maintain the Trail, getting to the Trail, protecting the Trail, and more.

Appalachian Trail - The National Park Service's information on the Appalachian Trail, including and overview, history, and a map.

Personal Pages - A DMOZ.org directory category listing of sites relating to personal experiences on the Appalachian Trail.

Trail Journals - A home base for long trail thru-hikers. Includes journals, photo galleries, and more.

Cloudwalker's Appalachian Trail Page - A wealth of trail and backpacking information compiled by Cloudwalker, an AT enthusiast and section hiker.

Appalachian Trail Journal of Rick Holt - Read about Rick's adventures on the AT back in 1973.



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