The Appalachian Trail (AT) is a long-distance hiking trail that goes from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mt. Starting your hike. The journey lasted just over six months. Sunday, October 04, 2020 Destination: Stealth campsite @ 1183.9 Today's Miles: 10.70. The trail’s elevation profile is included and every landmark is aligned to the profile. I ENJOYED READING THE TRAIL A Stories article in the summer 2020 issue of A.T. Journeys (“The Visitor Experience”), especially the episode about the bear sleeping on the tent. Trip Miles: 1116.40. That means, … Teej "[ATers] represent three percent of our use and about twenty percent of our effort," retired Baxter Park Director Jensen Bissell. However, out of the thousands of people who have completed the journey, only about 1,250 hikers, as of 2014, have completed the SoBo Appalachian Trail. I'm hoping my stories will inspire others to thru hike during the off season. Read Sail Away's Journal. In order to complete the entire trail, you’ll need to carve out six months. Appalachian Trail Thru Hiking Class of 2016 A Walk in the woods. Signed the logbook. Here are just a few new features in the book this year for 2020: The book now has the Approach Trail, including profile, elevations, coordinates, and Amicalola Falls State Park information. The book contains thousands of landmarks such as campsites, water sources, summits and gaps. A group for all 2020 MEGA hikers and supporters to team up to help plan successful southbound hikes! This is the biggest bonus of hiking SOBO. I created The Last SOBO as a place to share experiences and information about hiking the Appalachian Trail through the fall and winter, provide advice on cold weather hiking, and connect with more of the AT community. The Appalachian Trail (or the A.T.) is one of the longest footpaths in the world. I created Appalachian Trail Weather over a weekend half way through my thru-hike in 2011 while visiting family. Hiking the Appalachian Trail is completely customizable based on your skill level and goals. Appalachian Trail Shuttle Providers listing and corresponding map. I'll be doing trail magic around Front Royal and the Roller Coaster this year. That’s ~2,190 miles. I plan to keep the blog going for future hikes in various parts of the world. I created Appalachian Trail Weather over a weekend half way through my thru-hike in 2011 while visiting family. Appalachian Trail Section Hikers Group (TN/GA/NC) Appalachian Trail Thru Hikers 2021. I'll be doing trail magic around Front Royal and the Roller Coaster this year. News Archives. Klang-on's 2020 Appalachian Trail Journal Solo Sobo. In 2016, I went on my first High Adventure backpacking trip with my Troop which consisted of an 8-day, 70-mile hiking trip. One of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world, the Appalachian Trail runs from Springer Mountain, Georgia, to Katahdin in Maine. This date can vary from the end of May to the beginning of June. Appalachian Trail Thru Hikers Class 2020 (still hiking) Appalachian Trail Thru Hikers: Class of 2018. “The Awol Guide,” is the guidebook of choice for hikes of any length on the Appalachian Trail. SOBO Logistics For Starting A Southbound Thru-hike. Ever. 02-02-2020, 04:06 #10. david653. Interactive town maps available. I kept a blog throughout to help others who may be interested in doing a thru-hike and to keep me company in the woods. Welcome! The words: “we love the Trail. What I have always had: WhiteBlaze pages is designed for easy use by all variety of hikers: day hikers, section hikers, and long-distance thru-hikers, (NOBO, SOBO, and flip-floppers). I created The Last SOBO as a place to share experiences and information about hiking the Appalachian Trail through the fall and winter, provide advice on cold weather hiking, and connect with more of the AT community. For three years, my dad prepared to hike the Appalachian Trail. I'm hoping my stories will inspire others to thru hike during the off season. Hiking the Appalachian Trail is without a doubt an impressive feat for anyone to accomplish, and being a part of the 2,000-Miler club is something to be proud of, no matter how long it took or what route worked out best. I finished a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail on January 19, 2020. Then stepped past the FIRST white blaze. It proved to work well back in 2011 and several 2012 thru-hikers found success as well. Unlike much of the southern A.T. known as the "Green Tunnel", the Highlands offer summits which provide unhindered views of the mountains of east Tennessee and western North Carolina. More About Me... Legal Information. Are you a junior or senior in high school and want to explore a bit of the world before starting college? Appalachian Trail Thru hikers, section hikers, weekenders NoBo, SoBo, Flip-flop – all are invited! Backpacker Radio is a show all about the wonderful world that is thru-hiking and long distance backpacking. Good luck to all NOBO and SOBO 2018 hikers as well as section hikers this year. The AT is the subject of tales, books and movies. If you’re a student, attempting a SOBO thru hike could be the best decision you’ll ever make in your life. Have fun! What an experience!. However, on average, people cross 10 to 15 miles every day. Katahdin in Maine on the U.S. East Coast. It proved to work well back in 2011 and several 2012 thru-hikers found success as well. I got the inspiration to hike the Appalachian Trail from the Boy Scouts. Categories. August 8, 2020 August 8, 2020 by Andrew Baldwin. From the Appalachian Trail to the Pacific Crest and everything in between. Most people start with 5 to 10 miles per day. Baxter State Park opens Katahdin only when snow has melted and conditions in the alpine zone can sustain hikers. It's about 100 yards to Springer Shelter from there. Appalachian Trail 2020- Day 28 “Crossing into New Hampshire” Appalachian Trail 2020- Day 28 “Crossing into New Hampshire” Appalachian Trail 2020- Day 28 “Crossing into New Hampshire” I plan on leaving Michigan after my last final and going down to Georgia to start from Springer Mountain. For 5 months in 2019, I walked (or thru-hiked) the entire length of the Appalachian Trail (or “AT”), a 2,192-mile north-to-south footpath that crosses the Appalachian Mountains of the eastern United States. By choosing to go SOBO rather than NOBO, you free yourself from a ton of stress. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine. I’ve decided to take some time here to answer some of the questions you asked me. Start Location: Keys Gap Trailhead @ 1173.2 Trip Miles: 1116.40. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. The trail is about 2,200 miles (3,500 km) long, though the exact length changes over time as parts are rerouted or modified. As always, I welcome this transition, but each time I do so with a small dose of seemingly incurable apprehension. When I lived and worked in Millinocket during the 2013 thru hiker season I had an idea in my head that Southbounder (SoBo… May 18, 2020 - Most people reading this blog know that I thru hiked the Appalachian Trail as a northbounder, or a NoBo as it will be abbreviated in the rest of this post. See more ideas about appalachian trail, hiking, appalachian. Following graduation (hopefully May 2020) I will be thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. Co-hosts, Zach "Badger" Davis and Juliana "Chaunce" Chauncey muse on the backpacking life and the latest from the trail every other week. But I arrived at the official southern terminus of the AT at 4:00. Appalachian Trail Shuttle Providers listing and corresponding map. Check out the SoBo forum here on WB, The 2020 SoSBo Guide to Baxter and Katahdin, and join the 2020 SoBo Facebook group to meet your fellow southbounders. Shanty’s SoBo Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear List. I’ll then take the next four-six months to walk from Springer to Mount Katahdin in Maine. Oct. 21, 2019 - Sail Away finishes Quebec section of SIA . Like, LOVE it” choked me up because my wife’s and my A.T. thru-hike dreams were shattered this year. 2623 Mile to trail landmarks. Woodstock's 2020 Appalachian Trail Journal : Springer Mtn -- May 4, 2020 : Trail Journals, Backpacking and Hiking Journals "Not gonna lie, it was tough and difficult. That being said, it is not surprising that hikers take from 5 to 7 months to cross it. Destination: Stealth campsite @ 1183.9 Start Location: Keys Gap Trailhead @ 1173.2 Today's Miles: 10.70. Six Moon Designs, Purple Rain Adventure Skirts, LightHeart Gear, AntiGravity Gear, Ever Green Adventure Foods, AT Chaplaincy, Goosefeet Gear, Benton-MacKaye Trail Association, Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association (ALDHA), Backpackers Pantry, Etowah Outfitters, Carol and Jim Steiner, ZPacks, Karen Lord Rutter, Discover Georgia Outdoors, Sarah Jones Decker … Appalachian Trail Section Hikers. Took my pictures. Track Jerry's progress as he hikes sections of the Appalachian Trail. with point by point cumulative mileage (both NoBo & SoBo) including… 1139 Water sources (potentially unreliable sources noted) 347 Identified campsites or tent-sites on, or convenient to, the A.T. 319 Shuttle services Interactive town maps available. Appalachian Trail SOBO 2020 has 492 members. It starts from Katahdin Stream Campground. But it was the last paragraph that reached in and squeezed my heart. The Appalachian Trail follows the Hunt Trail up Katahdin. Read Redbeard's Journal. Appalachian Trail Section Hikers. May 10, 2020 - I hiked 1,166 miles of the AT, beginning June 29, 2018 and ending off on Oct. 3 at Harpers Ferry (SOBO). Oct. 2, 2019 - Redbeard completes his SoBo on the IAT from Newfoundland to Katahdin. Good luck to all NOBO and SOBO 2018 hikers as well as section hikers this year. Every year, thousands of people attempt a “thru-hike” on the AT, but only hundreds finish. The full A.T. thru-hike extends 2,189 miles along the eastern U.S. between Springer Mountain, GA and Mount Katahdin, ME. Appalachian Trail SOBO 2020. The Roan Mountain Highlands are often voted the favorite section of the Appalachian Trail by thru hikers and section hikers alike. Search. December 2020; November 2020; October 2020; September 2020; August 2020; July 2020; June 2020; May 2020; April 2020; March 2020; January 2020; December 2019; … Cassie “Mountain Cat” Smith has 1,850 photos and videos on their Instagram profile. 2020 ATKO Vendors. First Previous Next Last. 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