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Reality Check: Hiking the Appalachian Trail After 50

Age can be an asset on a long-distance hike

Hiking the Appalachian Trail from start to finish usually takes about six months, so it attracts people in transitional moments in their lives — those with the freedom to just "pack up and go." Accordingly, the majority of people who try to make the 2,200-mile trek have either recently graduated from college or recently retired. … Back to Article

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