On the Appalachian Trail the type of diary that's common at shelters is called a "Register."
Hikers share victories and failures at the end of arduous days ... and put their hopes for the trail ahead into writing as new days dawn.
Among the many precious treasures stored at the Appalachian Trail Museum, are trail journals -- some from as early as 1983.
Now, they're online! Meet new friends or recall folks you met on the AT.
Peruse the insights, wisdom, nonsense and poetic ramblings from those who put hiking boots on their dreams ... and hit the Appalachian Trail. If you believe you can write better stuff in AT registers. Go for it.
The best trail mix is healthy, tasty and beneficial. So is this Appalachian Trail advice that will inspire you and empower you to thrive the Trail.
Published Aug 12, 2013.
Published Sep 20, 2012.