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10 books about hiking the Appalachian Trail

Pick up one of these featured titles on hiking the Appalachian Trail in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on hiking the Appalachian Trail. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben Montgomery

Category: Environmentalists & Naturalists

This book was published 5 years ago by Chicago Review Press and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson

Category: Essays

This book was published 15 years ago by Anchor and takes approximately 13.2 hours to read.

When You Find My Body: The Disappearance of Geraldine Largay on the Appalachian Trail by D. Dauphinee

Category: Women

This book was published 2 years ago by Down East Books and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.

How to Hike the Appalachian Trail: A Comprehensive Guide to Plan and Prepare for a Successful Thru-Hike by Chris Cage

Category: Excursion Guides

This book was published 4 years ago by Independently published and takes approximately 7.4 hours to read.

Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail: 100 Tips, Tricks, Traps, and Facts by Jen Beck Seymour

Category: Excursion Guides

This book was published 3 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 7.9 hours to read.

Lost on the Appalachian Trail by Kyle S Rohrig

Category: Excursion Guides

This book was published 6 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

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$15.99

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AWOL on the Appalachian Trail by David Miller

Category: Memoirs

This book was published 9 years ago by Brilliance Audio and takes approximately 0.0 hours to read.

The Unlikely Thru-Hiker: An Appalachian Trail Journey by Derick Lugo

Category: Black & African American

This book was published 2 years ago by Appalachian Mountain Club Books and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

Appalachian Trials: The Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail cover

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$7.99

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Appalachian Trials: The Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail by Zach Davis

Category: Sports Psychology

This book was published 9 years ago by Good Badger Publishing and takes approximately 5.8 hours to read.

America's Great Hiking Trails: Appalachian, Pacific Crest, Continental Divide, North Country, Ice Age, Potomac Heritage, Florida, Natchez Trace, Arizona, Pacific Northwest, New England by Karen Berger

Category: Reference

This book was published 7 years ago by Rizzoli and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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