Video: 20 Appalachian Trail Hikers Tell Us Why Theyโ€™re Making the Journey

Have you ever wondered why someone would want to dedicate six months of their life to hike 2200 miles (3500 km) along the Appalachian Trail? In this video, produced by Outside magazine, we meet 20 of those hikers, who share their stories and the reasons behind their trek. As you can imagine, their motivations are as varied as the people, but youโ€™ll find some good stories mixed in as well. What would it take to get you motivated to make that hike?

Kraig Becker