2012 Appalachian Trail Hiker Stories

AppalachianTrail.com reveres hikers who fulfill their AT dreams.

Some endure every one of the 2,181 miles between Georgia's Springer Mountain and Maine's Mount Katahdin. The truth is most don't make it all the way. They're still heroes in our estimation.

As we come across the published tales of those who take on the AT, we'll post the links here.

We cannot promise to find and post every tale there is to be told. But we'll do our best.

Just as the everyone does on the Appalachian Trail.

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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