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Geraldine Largay Missing from the Appalachian Trail for 2 Years

Missing AT Hiker Geraldine "Inchworm Largay" - Courtesy of ALDHA

Geraldine “Inchworm” Largay vanished from the Appalachian Trail in Maine two years ago.  She’s gone but not forgotten. July 22nd, 2013 came and went largely unnoticed for most of us.  Nobody remembers that the national average price for a gallon of gas was $3.67.  Radio heads might recall Cruise was the #1 song for country folk.  The most […]

Jason Parish’s Impact on the Appalachian Trail Lives On

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

Heather Sparks sent AppalachianTrail.com a sweet note thanking us for our post on the passing of Jason Parish on Sunday, March 15, 2015, while camping on the Appalachian Trail (AT). A tree limb fell upon Jason at the Ed Garvey shelter on the AT near the town of Weverton, Maryland, east of Harper’s Ferry, WV, after hiking with […]

Appalachian Trail Shelters Close in MD After Hiker’s Death

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In an abundance of caution, the Maryland Park Service has temporarily closed all Appalachian Trail shelters and campgrounds on the Maryland portion of the Trail, following the death of Jason Parish at the Ed Garvey shelter on March 15, 2015. That shelter is owned by the National Park Service and located six miles north of Harpers Ferry, […]

Appalachian Trail Hiker Jason Parish Suffers Fatal Injury

We regret to inform you of the death of Jason Parish, 36, of Philadelphia, PA. ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

We regret to inform you of the death of Jason Parish, 36, of Philadelphia, PA.  Jason incurred a fatal injury on a hike along the Appalachian Trail (AT) on the morning of Sunday, March 15, 2015. Jason Parish had camped for the night at the popular Ed Garvey shelter on the AT near the town of Weverton, Maryland, […]