Appalachian Trail Distance Calculator

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This program calculates the approximate walking distance in miles between two points along the Appalachian Trail. Simply choose a selection from each of the list boxes below, then click on the submit button. These distances are based on the Appalachian Trail Data Book for 2013, a publication of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, all rights reserved.

Appalachian Trail Distance Calculator.

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OMails: Things Hikers Sometimes Do, Chapter One: Seam Sealing A Tent

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If you’ve never bought a tent, or you’re the sort of person smart enough to only buy tents that are factory seam sealed, you may be unaware of how the process works.  The following describes my experience, with an added bonus product review.  Enjoy!

OMails: Things Hikers Sometimes Do, Chapter One: Seam Sealing A Tent.


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Hiker rescued near Glacier Peak intends to finish trek | HeraldNet.com – Local news

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Takahisa NezuDARRINGTON — A snow-stranded Japanese hiker rescued near Glacier Peak earlier this month hopes to finish his California-to-Canada trek along the Pacific Crest Trail some day.

Read His Story Here:

Hiker rescued near Glacier Peak intends to finish trek | HeraldNet.com – Local news.


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Tracking hikers with Google Earth « The Halfmile Project

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Many Pacific Crest Trail hikers are using satellite messaging devices like the Delorme inReach or SPOT Messenger to communicate with friends and family. Halfmile Project data from PCTMap.net and Google Earth can make these messages easier to understand for your followers back home.

Tracking hikers with Google Earth « The Halfmile Project.


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2014 Annual Day Zero Pacific Crest Trail Kick Off Set For April 24 – 27th At Lake Morena!

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The 16th ADZ will be April 24-27th at Lake Morena!

Annual Day Zero Pacific Crest Trail Kick Off – ADZPCTKO.


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The A.T. Guide

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The A.T. Guide is the premier full-trail handbook for the Appalachian Trail.

  • Landmarks, mileages, and elevations for the entire AT.
  • Maps for 70 towns along the trail, and listings of services available along the way.
  • Elevation Profile maps.
  • Coordinates for over 200 trailhead parking areas, so you can use your GPS to find your way to the trail.
  • Triple shelter mileages: see the distance to the next three shelters in each direction.
  • Symbols for quick identification of services.
  • Book comes with a heavy duty zip-lock bag.
  • Northbound, Southbound, and loose-leaf editions available
  • 224 pages, approx 8.6 oz.

The A.T. Guide.


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