Video: Hike the Entire Appalachian Trail—in Five Minutes

Stop-motion film "Green Tunnel" takes you through the length of the Appalachian Trail
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Do you aspire to hike the entire Appalachian trail, but simply don't have the time? Kevin Gallagher just did you a huge favor: His stop-motion film Green Tunnel is a lyrical, aptly-named trip through the entire AT—all in under five minutes.

You'll see airy balds, fields of flowers, and —yes—miles and miles of trail boring through an endless green forest. Watch:

Green Tunnel from Kevin Gallagher on Vimeo.

Just like the real thing, minus the hiker names, rodent-filled shelters, and sweat-earned sense of accomplishment. What do you think, AT finishers: Did this bring back fond memories?

—Ted Alvarez


Thanks, Jason