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Why Do You Hike the Appalachian Trail?

  My friend Martin left a comment on my last trip report, saying the he was beginning to see the appeal of hiking the Appalachian Trail. To put this in context, Martin lives in the UK and hikes a lot in Scotland. He's a lightweight backpacker like me and is …

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Appalachian Pages: A Hiker’s Trail Guide

  Appalachian Pages is a hiker’s guide to theAppalachian Trail designed and written by AT hikers for AT hikers. I first got a good look at this book last month, when I met Jared, a southbound thru-hiker, on the Appalachian Trail in the 100 mile Wilderness. We were sitting around waiting …

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