Can’t fit two to five months into your schedule to hike the PCT? No worries. These monthlong thru-hikes are just as good.
Thru-hiking is hard. Here's one women's story of why she failed and what she could have done differently.
This road trip will deepen your knowledge of American history and geography. The Appalachian Trail passes through 14 states, but the best driving routes are the Skyline Drive in Virginia and the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. Let's get goin'!
Awesome places to see when hiking the Appalachian Trail.
When planning a section hike along the Appalachian Trail, you need to factor in a hiker shuttle, parking, resupply points and water sources.
Backpacking Menu: 8-day Appalachian Trail Hike. I have a hunch this will come in handy someday.
Where to Send Mail Drops on the Appalachian Trail
A collection of hiking recipes and backpacking food ideas. Find quick and easy meal recipes for your next trail!
credit: Peter Dunn. It's a map of the famous Appalachian Trail, but done subway-style. The trail is so long - 2,184 miles/3,515 km - that even as a map it doesn't all fit on a screen.