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So You Want to Set an FKT?

So You Want to Set an FKT?

With no official governing body, it’s up to athletes to prove their fastest-known-time claims. But as the stakes increase, substantiating these feats has become more complex than ever. For those who still intend to pursue an FKT, though, these guidelines will help.

The CDT Gets Blazed

The CDT Gets Blazed

Now you can be part of trail history by helping put signs up along America's often-overlooked (but perhaps most beautiful) thru-hike

Watching the Solar Eclipse from the Appalachian Trail

Watching the Solar Eclipse from the Appalachian Trail

August’s full solar eclipse is the first visible from the United States since 1979. Traveling over 14 states on its way east, from Oregon to South Carolina, the eclipse passes over the southern end of the Appalachian Trail - a 2,200-mile wilderness hike that winds from Georgia to Maine. Photographer Spike Johnson traveled to witness the event and survey the scene.

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