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Missing Hiker Geraldine Largay’s Official Medical Examiner Report

Sunset on the Appalachian Trail in Maine. ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Read the State of Maine’s Medical Examiner’s report of the death of Geraldine Largay here.

Early Bird Hikers Get the Snow on the Appalachian Trail

Springer Mountain ~ Courtesy of Hiker Hostel

The early bird gets the worm.  The second mouse gets the cheese.  Folks who hike in winter get the snow on the Appalachian Trail. If you’re prepared, hiking in the glorious solitude of winter can be breathtaking.  If you’re not prepared, it can be life-threatening. Facebook posts about newbies hitting the Trail in the winter are […]

The Most Popular Appalachian Trail Stories for 2015, Part 2

Jason Parish passed away on Sunday, March 15th, 2015, while camping on the Appalachian Trail.

People of the Appalachian Trail made the list of the most popular Appalachian Trail Stories for 2015.  As with the Trail itself, there were highs and lows. Scott Jurek I remember following his harrowing quest to run the Appalachian Trail in record time, watching his plots on an online map of the AT.  Many of […]

Appalachian Trail’s Top Stories for 2015, Part 1

The site where Geraldine Largay's remains were found in Redington Township, Maine.

There’s still time to add to the Appalachian Trail’s top stories for 2015. Although it would be hard to top our five most popular recent stories. I would have thought our coverage of the “Walk in the Woods” movie with Robert Redford would have been number one, but it wasn’t.  Our most-read stories have been about the heights […]