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12 Appalachian Trail Predictions for 2025

The ATC Sells Adopt-a-Trail Sponsorships to Corporations

The release of the movies “Wild” and “A Walk in the Woods” in 2014 resulted in a huge backpacking boom that saw a 1000% increase in the number of thru-hikers and section hikers on the Appalachian Trail. Things were never quite the same on the AT after that and it …

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Gossamer Gear Announces iGorilla Backpack with iPad Pocket and Kinetic Energy Recharger

Gossamer Gear iGorilla Ultralight Backpack with iPad Pocket and Kinetic Energy Recharge

Ultralight backpack maker Gossamer Gear announced a new backpack today that includes a rechargeable iPad Pocket™ for ultralight backpacking. Built using Kinetic Recharger Technology™, the iGorilla™ backpack automatically recharges your iPad or any other USB compatible electronic device by converting the energy produced by hiking into electric current that can be used …

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