Hiking the Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is a strenuous hike that crosses 14 states in the US. Hiking the Appalachian Trail is one of the most extended walking hikes in the world. Few people attempt to hike it each year. You can have an overview of the AT (or Appalachian Trail) by reading its Wikipedia article. If you check some videos on youtube, you will see exciting things. The ones that try to hike the AT get very emotive along the way.

If you make a list of tourist routes in the world, it is impossible not to tell about the most famous of them: the Appalachian Trail.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail Distance

Hiking the Appalachian Trail stretches along the eastern coast of North America for about 3.5 thousand km from Mount Katahdin (Maine) in the north to Mount Springer (Georgia) in the south.

Because there is no single path, it is impossible to measure its exact length. Also, in the entire history of its existence, the trail has repeatedly lengthened.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Currently, tourism on this route is prevalent. In the US, there are dozens of clubs lovers Appalachian trail.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail Map

There are no signs of civilization throughout the route. Unlike Pacific Crest Trail, here you will not find campgrounds, post offices or good people who feed you. To buy food, you must leave the route and go or hitchhike 20-30 kilometers to the nearest settlement.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Shawn Michaels
 

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