Experienced AT Thru-Hikers as Instructors • AT Backpacker 101 Courses • All Levels of Experience Accepted
Geared towards folks who are new to backpacking and need hands on Instruction. This 24 hour course is taught by a highly experienced AT thru-hiker in an outdoor setting. It includes 24 hr instruction, lodging, Instructor fee, dinner and breakfast.
Once attendees finish the 24 hr course and receive their certificate, they are invited to take a free hike along the AT to gain some valuable hands on experience using gear and seeing what hiking on a long distance trail is really like.
An Appalachian Trail Backpacking School is in the works. Please check back often for updates.
Here at Wandering Boots we want to take away all the stress & worries of planning such an undertaking as hiking the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. We are totally committed to helping you reach your goals. With our experienced A.T. hikers, we plan, Instruct, offer support, and provide transportation from beginning to end to ensure that you complete your goal of hiking the entire 2,179 mile journey from GA to ME. We ensure that each hiker is well prepared for this amazing but challenging endeavor and all logistics taken care of. Our small group size ensures that each hiker is given undivided personal attention and lots of encouragement so that their life changing journey can be fun and stress free.
So, come along and join us for a journey of a lifetime!
This website is undergoing changes due to changing policies along the Appalachian Trail. Please check back often for updates.