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Appalachian Trail Backpacking Gift Guide

Appalachian Trail White Blaze T-Shirt

Here is a selection of must-have holiday gifts for the Appalachian Trail Thru-hiker or Section Hiker in your family. These high quality plastic license plate frames are hand-made for your order. Covered in high quality outdoor vinyl lettering, these frames are designed to last a minimum of 7 years and will …

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10 Frugal Thru-Hiking Tips

Appalachian Trail - 2000 Mile Mark in Maine

Taking time to hike the Appalachian Trail can be expensive if you don’t spend your money wisely. Here are a few tips to keep your costs to a minimum without going primal. Being a frugal thru-hiker or section hiker can halve the estimated $5000 that it takes to hike a long …

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Appalachian Trail Cell Phone Guide

Powermonkey Extreme charging an Android Phone in camp

Cell phones have become a ubiquitous sight in the Appalachian Trail and for good reason. Cell phone service is pretty good along most of the trail, provided your phone is on the Verizon Network or serviced by a discount network like StraightTalk. (StraightTalk is much less expensive than Verizon but has …

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Hikers’ Stories from the Appalachian Trail

Hikers Stories from The Appalachian Trail

What do all of these hikers have in common? Beside hiking the AT, we all contributed chapters to a new book published by Stackpole, called Hiker’s Stories from the Appalachian Trail. Amanda “Veggie” Redpath Amanda, Jarrod “Hansel” and Becca “Gretel” Schlenker  Bruce “Birdman” Nichols Corwin “Major Chafage” Neuse Deb “Ramkitten” …

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