Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Tuesday, August 09, 2022
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133525)
 Advice (161580)
 Affiliate Programs (34788)
 Art and Culture (73842)
 Automotive (145680)
 Blogs (75446)
 Boating (9851)
 Books (17221)
 Buddhism (4129)
 Business (1330077)
 Business News (426438)
 Business Opportunities (366485)
 Camping (10971)
 Career (72777)
 Christianity (15845)
 Collecting (11639)
 Communication (115071)
 Computers (241922)
 Construction (38937)
 Consumer (49947)
 Cooking (17079)
 Copywriting (6732)
 Crafts (18205)
 Cuisine (7548)
 Current Affairs (20308)
 Dating (45902)
 EBooks (19700)
 E-Commerce (48247)
 Education (185377)
 Electronics (83517)
 Email (6439)
 Entertainment (159838)
 Environment (28923)
 Ezine (3040)
 Ezine Publishing (5452)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110929)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196540)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11851)
 Feng Shui (132)
 Finance & Investment (310511)
 Fitness (106442)
 Food & Beverages (63011)
 Free Web Resources (7939)
 Gambling (30227)
 Gardening (25194)
 Government (10512)
 Health (629907)
 Hinduism (2206)
 Hobbies (44079)
 Home Business (91593)
 Home Improvement (251145)
 Home Repair (46213)
 Humor (4717)
 Import - Export (5456)
 Insurance (45104)
 Interior Design (29591)
 International Property (3488)
 Internet (191011)
 Internet Marketing (146666)
 Investment (22859)
 Islam (1161)
 Judaism (1352)
 Law (80455)
 Link Popularity (4596)
 Manufacturing (20902)
 Marketing (99276)
 MLM (14140)
 Motivation (18232)
 Music (26999)
 New to the Internet (9497)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129728)
 Organizing (7809)
 Party Ideas (11853)
 Pets (38072)
 Poetry (2229)
 Press Release (12687)
 Public Speaking (5640)
 Publishing (7561)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126616)
 Recreation & Leisure (95461)
 Relationships (87650)
 Research (16180)
 Sales (80346)
 Science & Technology (110281)
 Search Engines (23497)
 Self Improvement (153287)
 Seniors (6216)
 Sexuality (35998)
 Small Business (49289)
 Software (83018)
 Spiritual (23481)
 Sports (116150)
 Tax (7661)
 Telecommuting (34073)
 Travel & Tourism (308186)
 UK Property Investment (3122)
 Video Games (13382)
 Web Traffic (11764)
 Website Design (56892)
 Website Promotion (36618)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35839)
Author Spotlight
RAM SEWAK

Myself Ram Sewak possessing indepth domain experience of more than 10 years in SEO, SEM, Web Develop...more
GRAEME DIXON

About Octopus Intelligence We provide greater certainty with excellent global Commercial Compe...more
DESIGNPLUZ DIGITALAGENCY

Designpluz has steadily matured from a passionate graphics design start-up, into a full service digi...more
LOUISADIKIBARASIKA BASSEY OKOKON

BIOGRAPHY AND TESTIMONIES OF HOW JESUS CHRIST APPEARED TO HIM. I am Louis Bassey Okokon, born on th...more
MANMOHAN SINGH

Digital marketing professional with 8 years of experience. A good listner, Stratgist and fun loving ...more


Bucket List Bonanza: Hiking the Appalachian Trail by Laura Jeeves





Bucket List Bonanza: Hiking the Appalachian Trail by
Article Posted: 06/13/2018
Article Views: 298
Articles Written: 4564
Word Count: 616
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Bucket List Bonanza: Hiking the Appalachian Trail


 
Travel & Tourism
What goes through 14 states, (approximately) 2,184 miles, and almost every climate and ecosystem America has to offer? The jaw-dropping Appalachian National Scenic Trail – known as the Appalachian Trail, or just the AT. It’s taken partway or end to end by over 3,000,000 hikers each year, and along with the Continental Divide Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail, it’s one third of the Triple Crown of US long distance hiking.

Where – and Which Way?

The trail runs from south to north, from Georgia up to Maine. If you’re on a roll, you can even continue into Canada to the Atlantic – a jaunt known as the International Appalachian Trail.

You can reverse the order too, going from Maine to Georgia. This has an impact on the weather and conditions you can expect: heat is more extreme in the south, cold in the north. If you’re starting in the winter or spring, go from Georgia north. But later in the year or autumn, starting in Maine while it’s warm will get you to Georgia as it cools.

Not a Walk in the Park…

Aside from the physical challenge of walking a dozen or more miles a day for several months – and they are considerable – the main issue you’ll face will be the equipment you’ll need to carry with you at all times. This can run to over twenty pounds. As with any trip to the USA, travel insurance is a must, doubly so when you rely so heavily on what you carry. Prepare physically with cardio and strength training, but if possible, take on some smaller local trails to test yourself and your gear.

Take in the Sights, and Beware the Bears

The camaraderie of those you’ll meet on the road is a highlight for many people... but not all of them are human. The trail is home to deer, snakes, raccoons and countless birds, and to large numbers of black bear, which are usually shy and avoid humans – but they will inspect your campsite at night. Keep food in a bear canister and hang it from a tree.

Some more things you shouldn’t miss: - The highest point is Clingman’s Dome, in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains, up to 6,625ft. The views can be incredible up here. - It’s possible if you plan carefully to do the whole AT without a tent. The whole length is catered for by over 250 huts – but they vary from 8 to 30 miles apart. More than adequate if you need them. - For a full list of what not to miss, see here: https://appalachiantrail.com/at-attractions/famous/. - Another guide worth following is Bill Bryson’s hilarious, heartwarming A Walk in the Woods – worth a pound weight in your bag, even more so as an ebook.

Preparing for the Trail – What You Need:

“The big four”: - Good quality backpack - Sleeping bag or quilt - Shelter (hammock, tent or bivouac) - Sleeping pad

More must-haves: - Lightweight shoes or boots - Waterproof clothes - Good USA travel insurance that covers what you need it to

Nice to haves: - A light foldaway camping stool - A French press coffee maker – for a little help warming you up in the morning.

Author Plate

Ethan Bailey is an experienced adventure traveller and insurance expert with the team at Let's Go Insure. Ethan’s passion is to inspire his clients to go just that little bit further, deeper and higher on their travels and his expertise in providing the ideal insurance cover allows them to do just that. If you're looking for the best USA travel insurance Let's Go works with the most experienced underwriters, intermediaries and insurers to offer a range of competitive insurance without compromising on cover.

Related Articles - USA, travel, insurance,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance


STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through the...more
ALEX BELSEY

I am the editor of QUAY Magazine, a B2B publication based in the South West of the UK. I am also the...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
ADRIAN JOELE

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
TIM FAY

After 60-plus years of living I am just trying to pass down some of the information that I have lear...more
SHALINI MITTAL

A postgraduate in Fashion Technology. Shalini is a writer at heart! Writing for her is an expression...more
WILLIAM BUCHANAN

William Buchanan has worked in the fields of marketing, advertising, and marketing research for almo...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2022, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license