Appalachian Trail

The proposed 600-mile-long Atlantic Coast Pipeline would bisect the Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway and a pair of national forests.
“To survive those deployments in Iraq and to die like this is just devastating,” Ronald Sanchez's former wife said.
When it comes to choosing a travel destination, 63 percent of global travelers surveyed by Booking.com said a key consideration
As a kid in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, one of the small pleasures was to venture outside during the magic hour
Conservation groups are rallying against the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
4,330,207 steps, 345,122 calories, 2,190 miles: How do you measure the Appalachian Trail?
She's defying odds with the help of groundbreaking technology.
To be human is to feel uneasiness or even dread. But not all humans allow themselves the self-awareness to recognize painful experiences and use those experiences as a catalyst for personal exploration and to make decisions that are good for them and only them.
The Great Smokies demonstrated something to me that I so easily forget when I dwell solely on human's degradation of the environment: nature is resilient, when given the chance
Like many women who watched the movie 'Wild,' I was inspired by Cheryl Strayed's courage and how she was able to turn her grief and desperation into triumph. And I wondered if I could do something similar.
The Land and Water Conservation Fund fostered an idea endemic to our country: that precious landscapes should be set aside for the long-term enjoyment of all, not the short-term gain of a few.
Though often remote, the Appalachian Trail was a route like any other. Ordinary roads ran near it and intersected it as it wound its way around towns, over rivers and across forested valleys. What was to stop me from tracking the trail by . . . car?
The Appalachian Trail is back in the news these days. Some of us have indelible memories of our experiences on the trail. Here's my tale of tracing the entire length of it, years back, in, uh, a rented Geo Prizm.
I swear I trained, but only the week before because running a ukulele festival and playing banjo and touring and performing folk music is not particularly good training for the A.T. A week before departure, I started training on a North Carolina mountain loop.
Robert Redford and Nick Nolte co-star in the film "A Walk In the Woods," which is based on a book of the same name by Bill Bryson. It is an aimless film about two disparate men who team up to walk the Appalachian Trail, a trek of some seventeen hundred miles.