How to Hike the Appalachian Trail: A Comprehensive Guide to Plan and Prepare for a Successful Thru-Hike

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Unknown #ad - If you are planning on or just thinking about hiking the Appalachian Trail, this book is for you. Planning an Appalachian Trail thru-hike is overwhelming. This book is everything I wish I would have known before starting. Inside is a step-by-step guide to efficiently plan for a successful thru-hike. I know. Complete with personal tips and experiences.

The goal of this guide is to help you complete the 2, 185 mile long adventure, feel confident in your preparation and have a great time every step of the way. Learn how to budget wisely, save money and not waste cash. Know how to carve out 6 months from your family, job and home. Master a massive gear guide on everything from your spork to your tent.

How to Hike the Appalachian Trail: A Comprehensive Guide to Plan and Prepare for a Successful Thru-Hike #ad - Understand clothing, layering and materials. Hear about what life is really like on the trail. Know which direction to go, when and why. Familiarize yourself with a state by state breakdown of the trail. Learn how to mentally prepare for the "I-wanna-quit-days"Understand the physical demands and methods to prevent injury.

Prepare for the nutritional needs with favorite meals and food ideas. Know the real dangers on the AT.

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Appalachian Trials: The Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail

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Good Badger Publishing #ad - Katahdin• the common early stage pitfalls and how to avoid them• how to beat “the virginia blues”• the importance of and meaning behind “hiking your own hike”• 5 strategies for unwavering mental endurance• the most common mistake made in the final stretch of the trail• The top method for staving off stress • Tips for enjoying rather than enduring each of the five million steps along the journey• Strategies for avoiding post-trail depression and weight gainIn addition, the Bonus Section of Appalachian Trials includes: • A thorough chapter on gear written by thru-hiker of the AT and Pacific Crest Trail, to avoiding chafing, and professional backpack gear reviewer• Information about the trail's greatest and most unknown risk and how to guard against it• 9 tips for saving money before and during your thru-hike• A thorough FAQ section including information ranging from how to obtain sponsorship, to the best stove for the trail, and much more! .

Why then, zach davis, author, do so many hikers quit prematurely?After successfully thru-hiking the AT in five months with zero prior backpacking experience, is convinced he’s discovered the answer. This groundbreaking book focuses on the most important and overlooked piece of equipment of all- the gear between one’s ears.

Appalachian Trials: The Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail #ad - Given the countless number of how-to books and websites offering information about logistics, and endurance training, one would think that more people would finish this 2, gear, 200 mile trek. I really loved it…appalachian Trials is full of specific tactical tips for mental preparation, which is key well beyond the AT.

Tim ferriss, author of new york times Best Selling The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body. Each year, it is estimated that more than 2, 000 people set out to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, yet seven in ten ultimately fall short of their goal.

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Take A Thru-Hike: Dixie's How-To Guide for Hiking the Appalachian Trail

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Homemade Wanderlust, LLC #ad - While preparing for my journey on the Appalachian Trail AT, I often felt lost in a sea of information, usually overturning more questions than answers. Planning a thru-hike can be a somewhat daunting and overwhelming task, especially for a beginning backpacker. I want to leave you feeling more confident about your upcoming escapade, rather than intimidated by the thought of planning it.

Take A Thru-Hike: Dixie's How-To Guide for Hiking the Appalachian Trail #ad - My first overnight backpacking trip was thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, so I hope my perspective can be appreciated by novice and seasoned hikers alike. Some of the topics included in this ebook are:-physical & mental Prep-Gear List-Picking a Pack-Backpacking Stoves-Shelter Selection-Hygiene on Trail-Financial Breakdown of my hike-Etiquette -Safety & Wildlife-Hiking With a Dog.

. And more!download a free sample! The purpose of this guide is to help cut through the confusion, condense the information and present it in a straightforward and simple way.

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Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail: 100 Tips, Tricks, Traps, and Facts

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#ad - You will find the answers to questions such as:why do most people quit and how can i avoid their mistakes? how do i do the doo in the middle of the woods?what animals should I worry about? What do zero,  slack-packing and pink blazing mean?How do I plan and budget for a 5-7 month hiking trip?What permits will I need? How do I hike 2200 miles without destroying my feet?What gear do I need?Where should I NOT have sex when thru-hiking? This book also includes a full list of thru-hiker slang words, as well as four different hikers’ gear lists for you to peruse.

Thru-hiking the appalachian trail is the perfect primer for anyone who wants to take this epic journey. So, you want to hike the entire 2200 miles of the appalachian trail, which stretches across 14 states from Georgia to Maine? Bestselling authors Greg Seymour and Jen Beck Seymour, who completed the trail on their first attempt, share their insights and personal stories in this easy-to-use guide.

Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail: 100 Tips, Tricks, Traps, and Facts #ad - Their 100 tips, traps, tricks, and facts tell you everything you need to know to plan a successful thru-hike. And succeed.

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AWOL on the Appalachian Trail

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Awol on the appalachian trail is miller's account of this thru-hike along the entire 2, 172 miles from Georgia to Maine. This is not merely a travel guide, but a beautifully written and highly personal view into one man's adventure and what it means to make a lifelong vision come true. In 2003, software engineer david Miller left his job, family, and friends to fulfill a dream and hike the Appalachian Trail.

AWOL on the Appalachian Trail #ad - On page after page, the isolation and reverie, readers are treated to rich descriptions of the valleys and mountains, the inspiration that fueled his quest, and the life-changing moments that can only be experienced when dreams are pursued. While this book abounds with introspection and perseverance, it also provides useful passages about safety and proper gear, with a view into a professional hiker's preparations and tenacity.

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Lost on the Appalachian Trail

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Primal Publishers #ad - Make some friends for life, learn the finer points of long distance hiking, and realize that what you take within your backpack is not nearly as important as what you bring within yourself. Confront the terrain, severe weather, injury, dangerous wildlife and questionable characters as you grow and learn as Kyle did from start to finish of this epic adventure.

Join kyle and his little dog "katana" as they take you along for every step of their 2, 185 mile adventure hiking the entire Appalachian Trail. You will be inspired, while learning what it takes mentally and physically to accomplish an undertaking such as hiking thousands of miles through mountainous wilderness while braving countless obstacles all determined to make you quit.

Lost on the Appalachian Trail #ad - Nobody said it was easy, but if you can make it to the end, your life will be changed forever. What are you waiting for? adventure is calling…For more content from the Author, present, as well as to follow his past, and future adventures; check out the following pages!Website/Blog: BoundlessRoamad. Cominstagram: @boundless_roamadFacebook: facebook.

Com/kyle. Rohrig. 7youtube: youtube. Com/c/boundlessRoamad. This exciting and often times humorous narrative does more than simply tell the story of Kyle and Katana's adventures on trail.

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Sole Searching on the Appalachian Trail

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Rose Publishing #ad - The countless unexpected acts of kindness Sam I Am received from strangers slowly peeled each dirty layer away. When he stands on top of katahdin nearly six months after he started, covered in dirt from the trail, it is the cleanest he has been in decades. The journey was long, dangerous and took a toll on his body, but as he lay in his hammock after yet another day of endless climbs and punishing descents, he was determined to finish… or at least make it to day three.

This book takes the reader on a modern-day adventure along a 2, 189-mile hike from Georgia to Maine on the Appalachian Trail. Thru-hike with “sam i am, ” a newly-retired prison guard who finds himself lost when his two sons leave for the Air Force and his K-9 partner passes away. First-time hiker and retired prison guard “sam I Am” entertains the reader with trail stories which are humorous, poignant and informative as he hikes northward in his quest to become a “Thru-Hiker.

Sole Searching on the Appalachian Trail #ad - Comparing himself to a bruised and dirty onion from a career spent inside prisons, Sam I Am takes the readers along as he interacts with thousands of people on the trail and worldwide. One month after deciding to hike the 2, 189- mile trail, and after three weeks of intensive YouTube-training, Sam takes his first step north, armed with all the critical gear REI could part with.

With no hiking experience, he bought a backpack and a plane ticket to Georgia and started walking home to New England. With the help of social media and YouTube, these people watched as he shared his adventure from the trail.

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Balancing on Blue: A Thru-Hiking Adventure on the Appalachian Trail

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#ad - When the long-distance hiker chose to backpack all 2, 180 miles of the Appalachian Trail, he left ordinary life behind for five months. 2, 000+ miles of unforgiving wilderness. Enduring an incredible test of physical and psychological strength, foskett was pushed to his limits…Accompanied by an array of eclectic characters – including a drug dealer, and writes with insight, a world-champion juggler and a sex-starved Minnesotan – he weaves a route through some of America's wildest landscapes and history, humour and reflection.

Venture beyond the journal-entry style of most outdoor books and join the humorous hike of a lifetime. Balancing on Blue is a superb standalone travel memoir. Keith’s wonderful perspective of the trail reflects this freedom. Jennifer pharr davis author and previous record holder for the fastest ever thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.

Balancing on Blue: A Thru-Hiking Adventure on the Appalachian Trail #ad - An entertaining and inspiring account of one of the world’s longest walks and the people who walk it. Balancing on blue is something completely different and once again, Keith invites you to the world that he calls home. Be prepared for great story telling, unique and interesting characters, humour and insight.

Andrew skurka long distance hiker, adventurer and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2007. It’s a lifetime’s worth of adventurous memories crammed into one simple walk.

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Painted Blazes: Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Loner

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Shadow Archer Press #ad - Who would have ever guessed that during his journey, run completely out of money twice, spend the night under a jail, lose 80 pounds, happen upon a plane crash, see a ghost, come face to face with a black bear, be in a car accident, “Loner” as he’s known in hiker circles, chat with a wanted fugitive, would be bitten by a dog and a lobster, and find the girl of his dreams.

All to have the time of his life, feel the kindness of others, and ultimately learn, he’s not a loner after all. Documenting his trip on YouTube for friends and family, thousands more also followed along, vicariously. This story captures the excitement, funny characters, sometimes sadness, and danger of a thru-hike with many added details, and dozens of incidents never revealed before.

Painted Blazes: Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Loner #ad - More than just a memoir, hammock camping, living on a budget, aspiring thru-hikers will find “Hiker Tips” on ultralight backpacking Loner’s pack weight was just 13 pounds, etc. Readers will also gain rare insight into a subculture with its own ethics, hostel system, language, trail names, and folklore.

Happy hiking! and don’t forget…Find some adventure - in your adventure! A chance meeting led to Jeff’s discovery of the Appalachian Trail.

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Whistler's Walk: The Appalachian Trail in 142 Days

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Palmetto Publishing Group #ad - In whistler's walk: the appalachian trail in 142 days, author bill Monk brings readers his real-life, from intense, day-to-day account of hiking the Appalachian Trail in its entirety, necessary preparation at the start to the emotionally charged conclusion of summiting Mount Katahdin. Anyone who has hiked, or plans on hiking the appalachian Trail, and those who know what it's like to accomplish a seemingly insurmountable feat will relish the uplifting story of Monk's successful, 2, lovers of nature, 189-mile trek.

Whistler's Walk: The Appalachian Trail in 142 Days #ad - With every milestone achieved throughout his life-changing, and what it's like to fully immerse oneself in nature's glorious, Monk paints a magnificent portrait of the outdoors, unbelievably difficult journey, awe-inspiring-and challenging-beauty. Based on monk's journal entries written daily along the way, readers are afforded the up-close and intimate privilege of witnessing his very real trials and triumphs, and each incredible, beautiful moment as he experienced it.

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Hiking Through: One Man's Journey to Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail

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Revell #ad - Nature-lovers, and those grieving a loss may not be able to hike the AT themselves, armchair adventurers, but they can go on this spiritual pilgrimage with a truly humble and sympathetic guide. What he learned during the next four and a half months changed his life--and will change readers' lives as well.

Hiking Through: One Man's Journey to Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail #ad - In hiking through, readers will join paul on his remarkable 2, 176-mile hike through fourteen states in search of peace and a renewed sense of purpose, meeting fascinating and funny people along the way. They'll discover that every choice we make along the path has consequences for the journey and will come away with a new understanding of God's grace and guidance.

After paul stutzman lost his wife to breast cancer, he sensed a tug on his heart--the call to a challenge, the call to pursue a dream. Paul left his stable career, traveled to Georgia, and took his first steps on the Appalachian Trail.

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