Appalachian Trail Community

More than Just a Footpath

The beauty of the Appalachian Trail includes those who choose to walk it. Below, peruse the latest news, events, community photos and more.

What we’re talking about

Harpers Ferry — Flip Floppers Heading North

Catch You on the Flip Side: The Thru-Hike Experience As Told by 2016 Flip Floppers

We asked a group of 2016 flip flop thru-hikers to tell us more about their experiences on the Appalachian Trail.

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Boiling Springs Fire

More Than Fire: The effects of the Southeast wildfires on the Appalachian Trail community

To get a full picture of how the 2016 wildfires fires affected the Appalachian Trail, author Jim Fetig made a whirlwind trip in December throughout the Southeast to assess the damage, both physically and economically, to the Trail and its surrounding communities.

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Outdoor Afro at the ATC

A Hike Through History: Following the Path of the Underground Railroad

In October 2016, a group of seven African-American outdoor enthusiasts embarked on a four-day backpacking trip on the A.T. to retrace the journeys of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad through the Appalachian Mountains.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

ATJourneys Magazine Inside Layout

​a.t. journeys  magazine

A.T. Journeys is our award-winning member magazine. We strive to provide equal representation of hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, the environment, the community and education in connection with the A.T. and ATC. The magazine is published four times a year, and advertising revenues directly support the publication and production of the magazine and help meet the ATC’s objectives.




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