2013 Appalachian Trail Hiker Stories

Even if this is as close as you ever come to trekking the Appalachian Trail from end to end, reading the accounts of those who hit the Trail can make it all feel real. Without the bugs.

About the Author Robert Sutherland:
Robert Sutherland is a travel writer enjoying life. Robert has two adult daughters and six grandchildren.
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Scott on Aug 2, 2014
Hello all, I am planning on hiking part of AT from Maine to Connecticut. I would appreciate advice on equipment, food, do's and do not's, I am a novice hiker but this has long been a goal of mine. Thanks