“I think this book is worth 10 Appalachian Trail memoirs.”
~ Evan “eWolf” Schaeffer – Evan’s Backpacking Videos (YouTube)
THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL tells you what you need to know to plan a thru-hike.
- 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?
- How do I plan and budget for a 5-7 month hiking trip?
- What permits will I need?
- What gear will I need?
This book is the perfect primer for anyone who wants to take this epic journey… and succeed.
Buy it here.
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