|Author:||Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association,Leslie Mass|
|Title:||Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers' Companion (2008)|
|Format:||lit txt mbr lrf|
|ePUB size:||1794 kb|
|FB2 size:||1719 kb|
|DJVU size:||1915 kb|
|Publisher:||Appalachian Trail Conservancy; 15 edition (January 16, 2008)|
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association collaborate on the guide for those who seek to hike the . from end to end. It is especially designed for potential thru-hikers who want the basic information (on towns and shelters and water) for a five- to six-month trek in the woods, at a reasonable price, but also want the adventure of finding out the extras for themselves.
An off-trail family of hikers, thru-hikers, dreamers and friends of the trail working to preserve, protect and promote the Appalachian Trail and the long-distance hiking experience. The fourfold purpose of the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association is to: Represent and promote the welfare of the Appalachian long distance hiking experience; Provide service in a cooperative spirit with other Appalachian hiking organisations; Provide education on the use and preservation of Appalachian long distance trails; And provide opportunities for interaction and camaraderie within the Appalachian long distance hiking community
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The Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association collaborate on this guide especially designed for potential thru-hikers. Purchased mainly by current thru-hikers, it is also sought out by. section-hikers and the top Appalachian Trail customer group: dreamers.
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Home All Categories Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers' Companion (2015). ISBN13: 9781889386911. Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers' Companion (2015). The longtime champion of thru-hiking guides for two decades Now with professionally crafted elevation profiles, almost 50 new maps, and redesigned tables (more information at a glance, including parking spots).
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy's web site has all kinds of strategies listed beyond the traditional northbound thru hike. Flip-flops, southbound (sobo), leapfrogs, head starts. All with their own pros and cons, and optimum starting times. 2010 May 25th 2009 May 20th for both Hunt and Abol. 2008 May 29th (Park had canceled May 15th opening) 2007 May 31st 2006 May 18th (Abol May 15th) 2005 June 4th 2004 May 16th 2003 May 24th 2002 May 15th (Day hikers summited via Abol May 10th) 2001 Prior to May 20th 2000 Memorial Day Weekend 1999 May 18th (per South. Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association.
Hikers of a wide range of ages have completed the . While about half of all thru-hikers are in their 20s, many people in their 30s, 40s, and 50s have thru-hiked the . About 750 people in their 60s have completed thru-hikes, but only about 50 people age 70 and above have completed. Two people in their 80s have completed a thru-hike; the oldest was 82. Teens comprise about four percent of thru-hikers; a very small number of children have completed the . Although hiking the entire Appalachian Trail is a demanding endeavor for a person in the best physical condition and optimal health, hikers with a variety of disabilities have successfully completed the entire . These include several blind hikers, an above-the-knee amputee, hikers with diabetes, and organ transplantees.