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A Trail For Danny

After a tragic loss, Kathi and Steve Cramer visited the Appalachian Trail to experience the comfort it provided for their son, Danny, who thru-hiked the A.T. in 2011.

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Learn more about the Appalachian Trail, the longest hiking-only footpath in the world. Explore the A.T., find shelters, locate parking and more.

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The Monson Visitor Center Life: A Reflection from ATC’s Northernmost Outpost

Kim Rosenbaum reflects on her role as a representative for the Monson, Maine Appalachian Trail Visitor Center.

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December 2 Update on the A.T. and the Southern Fires

Over the last few weeks, fires have raged across the southern Appalachian Mountains and the Appalachian Trail from Georgia up to central Virginia, and many major fires are still burning.

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Why the ATC is Opting Outside on Black Friday

Tell your family to "Take a hike" — #OptOutside this Black Friday instead of getting caught up in the holiday shopping chaos.

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Protecting the A.T. Experience - Current Issues

Mountain Valley Pipeline Simulation

Mountain Valley Pipeline Project Threatens Ecosystems and Landscape of Virginia and West Virginia

​The Appalachian Trail Conservancy ​is strongly opposed to the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline project, which would cause irreversible damage to several sections of the Appalachian Trail and surrounding areas.

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Proposed AT&T Facility on Short Hill Mountain, VA

The proposed facility would threaten the scenic and cultural landscape of the Appalachian Trail in Loudoun County and the surrounding region.

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Janet Steinert in Maine

Anticipating Climate Change and its Impacts on the Appalachian Trail

The health and sustainability of the Appalachian Trail is threatened by climate change. Impacts include more frequent droughts, more severe storms, increased risk of forest fires and more.

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