Hiking the Appalachian Trail

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Dates 20 Apr '13 to 1 Oct '13

Flexible? Yeah, sure

Est. Cost 1,000 - 3,000 USD (USD United States Dollars)

Type Travel Partners Wanted

Name Hiking the Appalachian Trail

I've always wanted to hike the Appalachian Trail, and if I'm going through all the work it takes to get there and get ready to backpack, I figure I might as well go all the way. I've done hiking/backpacking/camping before, but nothing of this magnitude. It would be nice to find some folks who want to make this commitment with me (or just keep me company for a section), and it will get me more excited about the trip if I don't have the pressure of doing it alone.

I'm planning on doing the Appalachian Trail Institute's 5-day preparedness course in Sept. '12, if anyone's interested in joining me for that as well. It's $300, but well worth it to learn from someone who's hiked the whole trail 16 (!!!) times!

I don't have a start/end date set in stone, but weather pretty much dictates finishing by Oct., and it takes about six months to hike.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail

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Caitlin
Caitlin Did you end up going?
11 months ago
free2trektrails
free2trektrails A friend of mine is leaving soon on this trip.
1 year ago
Anna
Anna Also, planning to hike the Appalachian this summer and also looking for hiking partner. Would be coming in from Houston and want to hit the trail by mid-April.
1 year ago
Ariana
Ariana Hi, I'm planning on hiking a section of the trail in late spring (late April, early May) into mid summer. I don't have any firm plans but if you want a travel buddy for some miles, I'm game.
1 year ago
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Carla Brauer Carla Brauer
United States of America
 

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snowflake Trailblazer12 ByrdJames Ariana Anna Sue Nick free2trektrails Caitlin

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North America

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  • Trekking & Hiking
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  • Backpacking