A Brief History Of The Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is the nation’s longest “marked footpath,” stretching approximately 2,178 miles (the exact figure fluctuates) from the summit of Springer Mountain in Georgia to the top of Mount Katahdin in Maine. The trail blazes through 14…

Local Trail Highlight: Lost Lake Trail

Lost Lake is a large, brackish pond in Guilford, CT, which years ago was cut off from Great Harbor just to the south by railroad and highway bankings. Since then it cannot lay claim to being a part of Long…

Planning for an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike

Thinking about thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail–that 2,174-mile footpath between Springer Mountain, Georgia, and Maine’s Mt. Katahdin? Great! I highly recommend the journey, which was one of the most soul-satisfying, difficult, wonderful, uncomfortable, inspiring, tiring, exhilarating, challenging, and fun experiences of…
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