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Appalachian Trail Conservancy
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The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail – ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail – ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.

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Looking for ways to reduce your #backpacking load? Aaron "Sling" Owens explains how she shredded her #AppalachianTrail pack weight by half! Check out her article here: http://ow.ly/OXLD30c2eNP

How have you reduced weight from your #camping gear?
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Love the #AppalachianTrail? Have web and graphic design skills? We're looking for a full-time Creative Graphic Design & Web Manager at our headquarters in Harpers Ferry, WV!

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#WrongWayMVP: the Mountain Valley Pipeline project would not only have a devastating impact on the #AppalachianTrail — it also disrespects the opinions of the public.

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That's a wrap for #TrailDays 2017! Until next year, Damascus!
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Tips for preventing the hiker's bane: blisters.

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#TrailDays 2017 is in full swing! Stop by the ATC booth and enter for a chance to win great backpacking gear!
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5/19/17
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Tomorrow is the beginning of #TrailDays in Damascus, Virginia, the largest #AppalachianTrail celebration each year! We will be posting photos and videos on our various social media accounts (including our new Snapchat account, "ATconservancy") so everyone can join in on the fun!

Who else is heading to Trail Days this year? Hope to see you there!
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Check out this awesome #AppalachianTrail tattoo by "Lint," a three-time Triple Crowner who has logged over 29,000 miles on America's trails. It seems he never wanted to be too far from the #AT!

How do you show your love for the Trail and #hiking?
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Don't have the time (or the desire) to complete an #AppalachianTrail thru-hike? Author & 2,000-miler Jeffrey H. Ryan explains why his 28-year section hike was an ideal way to experience the #AT.

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#MondayMotivation: Rob shares his failed attempt to hike the entire Connecticut #AppalachianTrail, and why he keeps coming back.
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