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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Changes

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Changes Tonight I want to address something I talked about sometime ago here on this blog.  People continually ask me why attempt a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail?  The answer I have settled on is that, … Continue reading

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AT Happiness: Changes

AT Happiness: Changes Bill Bryson has probably written the most famous book about hiking the Appalachian Trail. However it’s a terrible book to read if you are considering a thru-hike.  He is writing for comic effect and so he over … Continue reading

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AT Happiness: Quitting the Appalachian Trail

AT Happiness: Quitting the Appalachian Trail I’ve been on the Appalachian Trail almost a month now.  All of the past statistics and anectodal information say that a lot of people have quit. Typically thirty percent drop before Neels Gap around … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Pre-trail Changes

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Pre-trail Changes You need special shoes for hiking — and a bit of a special soul as well.               ~ Terri Guillemets I’ve been asked a lot why I would want to undertake a 2200 mile walk, … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Getting Started, Reading & Research

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Getting Started, Reading & Research As I’ve mentioned previously I have undertaken planning to do a thru-hike next year on the Appalachian Trail (AT). My hope is that I will walk all 2,200 miles of the … Continue reading

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