Appalachian Trail: A Comprehensive Guide to Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail (Unabridged)
You're about to discover the #1 secret to the Appalachian Trail with this comprehensive guide to thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail! Every year, hundreds of thousands of people attempt a thru-hiking trip of the Appalachian Trail. However, only about 10 percent of these people complete the trip - about 90 percent just give up and go home after hiking a few miles.
If you can complete the trip successfully, you are definitely a rare breed. The key to completing the trip lies in proper preparation. It has little to do with strength or energy and everything to do with mental, physical, and financial preparation. Further, the best way to ensure you complete the hike is to seek advice from people who have actually been there and done that. In this audiobook, I lay out some practical advice and tips drawn from my personal experiences hiking the Appalachian Trail. These tips will help you plan adequately so that you can successfully thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.
Here's a small preview of what you'll learn:
History of the Appalachian Trail
Registration, licenses and permits
Budgeting, gear, packing, and pre-hike fitness
Transportation, arrival, and starting point
Shelter and accommodation
Ultra-light nutrition and feeding
And much, much more