A new movie follows two lost souls on the Appalachian Trail
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Only five others—all men—have completed the thru-hiker’s Holy Grail in fewer than 365 days
Told here in full for the first time, this is the horrifying story of the first murder on the Appalachian Trail, the kidnapping that followed, and how one woman learned to survive.
The route patches together portions of five other thru-hikes and includes sections of trail-less meandering through the Sonoran and Mojave deserts. It's no wonder that only one person has ever completed it—yet.
Want to take the kids along? Follow these tips from families who've done it the long way.
Karel Sabbe set a new record of 41 days, 7 hours, and 39 minutes. And he did it without much money or fanfare, proving that you just gotta run like hell.
Up at 4 a.m., then run the equivalent of two marathons before dusk. Now repeat that for 45 days.
Here's how to truly leave no trace
Ultrarunner Harvey Lewis is vying to clutch the fastest known time for a supported run on the 2,190-mile thru-hike—and so far he's on pace
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