In the 33 years between 1936 and 1969, only 59 Appalachian Trail thru-hikers were recorded by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Only ten people made the whole trek in 1970.
Do you know how many made it to Harper's Ferry -- about halfway to Mount Katahdin? Ever wondered what percentage of voyagers make it all the way to Maine?
Well, wonder no more. Our friends at ATC have compiled the latest trail statistics for us. The results are fascinating.
We hope you'll follow in the footsteps of those who gave their hearts and soles to the Appalachian Trail.
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Published Sep 18, 2013.
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Published Oct 29, 2014. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) held a membership drive in Atlanta on 10-25-14. They showed the film: The Appalachian Trail: An American Legacy.
Published Oct 30, 2014. On 10-29-14, Appalachian Trail Conservancy Director of Marketing & Communications Javier Folgar released details of the ATC's new Five-Year Strategic Plan.
Published Apr 24, 2014.