Appalachian Trail Community

More than Just a Footpath

The beauty of the Appalachian Trail includes those who choose to walk it. Below, peruse the latest news, events, community photos and more.

What we’re talking about

A maintaining crew revives a section of the Appalachian Trail.

Trail Work: My Pilgrimage

Reflecting on three summers spent on the S.W.E.A.T. crew, Bryan explains why volunteering for a Trail maintaining crew is his ideal way to give back to the A.T.


Mountain Valley Pipeline: dangerous, unnecessary, and unwanted

Promoters say the Mountain Valley Pipeline would be a safe, environmentally friendly economic asset developed after thoughtful dialogue. If only this were true.

Harpers Ferry — Flip Floppers Heading North

Catch You on the Flip Side: The Thru-Hike Experience As Told by 2016 Flip Floppers

We asked a group of 2016 flip flop thru-hikers to tell us more about their experiences on the Appalachian Trail.




ATJourneys Magazine Inside Layout

​a.t. journeys  magazine

A.T. Journeys is our award-winning member magazine. We strive to provide equal representation of hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, the environment, the community and education in connection with the A.T. and ATC. The magazine is published four times a year, and advertising revenues directly support the publication and production of the magazine and help meet the ATC’s objectives.

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