Adventures from the People’s Trail

myATstory Season 2

Watch the second season of inspiring tales ​from the Appalachian Trail, featuring unique individuals ​describing how the A.T. has changed their lives forever — and how they are giving back to the A.T.

Stay Together

At the end of their freshman year, all students at St. Benedict’s must participate in a backpacking project that culminates in a five-day trip on the Appalachian Trail starting at High Point, N.J., and ending at Delaware Water Gap, Pa.

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Once a struggling mountain community, the town of Damascus, Virginia has become an inseparable part of the Appalachian Trail’s identity.

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A Lasting Legacy: Dave Field’s Story

Meet Dave Field, the Appalachian Trail legend who has been maintaining the Trail in Maine for over 50 years — and he wants to inspire a new generation of A.T. lovers to do the same.

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Voices from the Mountains

Large landscape conservation means maintaining not only the federally protected A.T. footpath and its corridor, but also protecting the areas surrounding the Trail.

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All the way

In 2013, Vietnam War veteran Don “All the Way” Lenc began a thru-hike of the A.T. In the face of the physical and emotional challenges — and even a broken arm — Don was able to find something beautiful: a sense of peace.

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