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Appalachian Trail Hike

I wanted to do the Appalachian Trail, at least a very small part of the 2100 miles. My opportunity... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
AMsays
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Thornhill, Canada
I can I did it

Well i did it! We started north from Caledonia State Park and made it north to mile 8 in 4 hours... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
sigs99
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Auburn, Indiana
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

I wanted to do the Appalachian Trail, at least a very small part of the 2100 miles. My opportunity came at Delaware Gap, PA. The start of your hike is just off the main road. There's plenty of parking here at the trailhead. Just a...More

Thank AMsays
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Well i did it! We started north from Caledonia State Park and made it north to mile 8 in 4 hours. We just about killed ourselves, but we still enjoyed ourselves. According to my phone we took over 17,000 steps and climbed 70 floors. On...More

Thank sigs99
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I have heard this is the rockiest section of the trail, but I find the trail to be rocky in other locations as well. I believe the issue is the type of rock in PA, which tends to be hard on shoes. But the trail...More

Thank William O
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I've hiked the PA section of the AT and spoken to dozens of thru-hikers. Most have nothing nice to say about Pennsylvania. The main complaint, and deservedly so, are the relentless rocks you hit going north from Swatara Gap for about 130 miles, well into...More

Thank jomo44
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I have been meaning to hike parts of the AT my whole life and I finally started in Pennsylvania! Wow. The effect is hard to describe. All I know is that I want to go back. It's not really an escape as much as it...More

Thank NancyLCarpenter
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Hiked a couple of miles near the NJ border - always interesting because every part is different. We went south from the parking lot, but the northern end just went into other trails or a roadway, so not sure how serious hikers find their way....More

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Greetings. My name is rocky and my cousin is rooty. Be prepared to meet the both of us on this trail. You need to be in some type of good shape to attempt any of the trail. Depending upon where you enter you may find...More

1  Thank M-F_Trackers
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We Did the 3.4 mile hike from East Stroudsburg, P.A. Beautiful views. Moderate hike and fresh air. We met people who started at Georgia and on their way to Maine. 4-7 month hike. Big props to them. My wife and I did 3.4 miles up...More

1  Thank Mar C
Reviewed 5 October 2013

If you are doing this stretch of the AT, you're looking at 10.5 miles. Hiking North to South is the easier direction - otherwise you have some serious uphill climbing near the start of your hike! We saw a boyscout troop heading uphill with heavy...More

1  Thank DCLizzy
Reviewed 1 June 2011

This is a "beginner trail" and I'm definitely a beginner---this was a great trail! I'm not in the best shape either but it was fairly challenging to me, my husband & our in-shape 14 year old daughter on Memorial Day weekend with high-70 degree temps...More

3  Thank phillygirl400
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