March 17, Appalachian Trail Planning and Blog Start


The AT Guide by Awol

Compared to some of the other Long Trails (and some shorter trails) there is far less planning that needs to be done to take on a Thru Hike of the Appalachian. A great resource for planning (both before and during the hike) is The A.T. Guide by David “Awol” Miller. It is incredibly detailed and displaying so much information has been well thought out, not to mention he updates it every year with additional online updates in between. Towns along the way are readily accessible every 3-5 days and no permits are needed before departure, so it was simply a matter of making the personal commitment and booking a plane ticket to Atlanta.   Continue reading