National Trails Day with the American Hiking Society is just a week away! Where will you be #hiking on June 3?
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Christopher Nelson
Brigette Laplante
Neil Hunsinger
Joseph Ortiz
Rusty Gate Farms
Save the date: the ATC Maine Woods Conference begins on Aug. 4 at Colby College, featuring hikes, workshops and other activities! For more info and to register, visit ATC2017.org today!
Save the date the ATC Maine Woods Conference begins on Aug 4

2017 Maine Woods Conference | Appalachian Trail Conservancy

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Mike Jones
Looking for ways to reduce your #backpacking load? The Backcountry Foodie explains how she shredded her #AppalachianTrail pack weight by half!

How have you reduced weight from your #camping gear?
Looking for ways to reduce your backpacking load The Backcountry Foodie explains

Cutting pack weight by HALF and lessons learned! - The Trek

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Denny Procopio
Timothy Wallace
Brendon Smith
Love the #AppalachianTrail? Have web and graphic design skills? We're looking for a full-time Creative Graphic Design & Web Manager at our headquarters in Harpers Ferry, WV!
Love the AppalachianTrail Have web and graphic design skills Were looking for

Creative Graphic Design & Web Manager

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Sara Motes
Jordan Hendrickson
Karen Moore
#WrongWayMVP: the Mountain Valley Pipeline project would not only have a devastating impact on the #AppalachianTrail — it also disrespects the opinions of the public.
WrongWayMVP the Mountain Valley Pipeline project would not only have a devastating

Downs: Mountain Valley Pipeline disrespects our landscape, our opinions

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Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Bradley Simons
Corinne Hosfeld Smith
Tips for preventing the hiker's bane: blisters.
Tips for preventing the hiker's bane: blisters

How to Deal With Blisters on the Trail

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Andrew McIlree
Bob Warren
Bronwyn Stamps
That's a wrap for #TrailDays 2017! Until next year, Damascus!
That's a wrap for TrailDays 2017 Until next year Damascus
Chris Meadows
Wood Oven Eats Catering
Milissa Marshall
The #AT2017 thru-hikers parade through the slightly-damp streets of Damascus! Happy #hiking, everyone!
Brenda Hopkins
David Craig
Katie Bowles
#TrailDays 2017 is in full swing! Stop by the ATC booth and enter for a chance to win great backpacking gear!
TrailDays 2017 is in full swing Stop by the ATC booth and
Rafael Lopez
John Lovely
Seth Andrews
UPDATE: 5/23/17 Closed section in CT/NY has RE-OPENED

The following temporary closure has ended and signs posting the closure and re-route have been removed.

Due to a wildfire, a 7.5-mile section of the A.T. in Connecticut and New York is closed between Bulls Bridge and the Mt. Algo Shelter. The fire is centered on Schaghticoke Mountain in New York, south of the town of Kent,...
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UPDATE: 52317 Closed section in CTNY has REOPENED

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy - Trail Updates

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Sherry Scott-Mauritzen
Mark Stanavage
Art Gray
Tomorrow is the beginning of #TrailDays in Damascus, Virginia, the largest #AppalachianTrail celebration each year! We will be posting photos and videos on our various social media accounts (including our new Snapchat account, "ATconservancy") so everyone can join in on the fun!

Who else is heading to Trail Days this year? Hope to see you there!
Tomorrow is the beginning of TrailDays in Damascus Virginia the largest AppalachianTrail
Chris Meadows
Bob Marshall
Diane Caplin
Check out this awesome #AppalachianTrail tattoo by "Lint," a three-time Triple Crowner who has logged over 29,000 miles on America's trails. It seems he never wanted to be too far from the #AT!

How do you show your love for the Trail and #hiking?
Check out this awesome AppalachianTrail tattoo by Lint a threetime Triple Crowner
Denny Procopio
Rebecca King
Joe Nyberg Jr
Don't have the time (or the desire) to complete an #AppalachianTrail thru-hike? Author & 2,000-miler Jeffrey H. Ryan explains why his 28-year section hike was an ideal way to experience the #AT.
Dont have the time or the desire to complete an AppalachianTrail thruhike

Meet The Man Who Took 28 Years To Complete The Appalachian Trail

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Carl Garcia
Brandon Conner
Marc Vigliotti
#MondayMotivation: Rob shares his failed attempt to hike the entire Connecticut #AppalachianTrail, and why he keeps coming back.
MondayMotivation Rob shares his failed attempt to hike the entire Connecticut Ap

Taking a hike:

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Christopher Noel
Ronald St Pierre
Marilyn Richardson
“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” –Maya Angelou

Happy #MothersDay from the ATC! by Jarrod Hester. Pictured: Linda "Bluebird"
Deyling and Andrea "Hakuna Matata" Deyling-Hobbs.
To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in
Hiking by Outdoor Buffs
AyeJay Boggés
Heads up! How maintainers identify hazard trees on the #AppalachianTrail.
Heads up How maintainers identify hazard trees on the AppalachianTrail

Flashback Friday: Hazard Tree Inspections

appalachiantrail.org
Paul M Johnson
Hiking by Outdoor Buffs
The greatest compliment you can give a #trail crew: it looks like you were never there at all...
The greatest compliment you can give a trail crew it looks like

Behind the Scenery (Act 2): How U.S. Trail Crews Work to Remain...

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Take a #hike through history — join us on June 2 at the Appalachian Trail Museum to celebrate several legends of the #AppalachianTrail! For more info, visit our FB event page or click here: ow.ly/3Pnm30bDGQZ
Take a hike through history join us on June 2 at the

Seventh Annual Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Banquet

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Turtle Jewelry
Alyssa Vickers
Required hiker knowledge: what to do if you meet a bear on the #AppalachianTrail.

For more tips on protecting yourself and the bears, visit appalachiantrail.org/bears.
Required hiker knowledge: what to do if you meet a bear on the AppalachianTrail

Hiking safely with bears

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Tracey Branam Lawson
Jonathan Malkin
Jason Rogers