For early thru-hikers, steep hills and long distances were only part of the challenge.
Fifty miles a day for 45 days. No crew. Joe McConaughy’s AT thru-hike was one for the record (and history) books.
What would you do if your doctor delivered the scariest two words in the English language? Andy "Astro" Lyon went for a hike.
They say you can learn something by walking in another man’s boots. On the Appalachian Trail last summer, hikers learned what happens when you carry them.