About the Author: Candace AKA “Socks” is on a 7-year quest to complete the Appalachian Trail. She doesn’t care if she travels north, south, or plays hopscotch among 14 states. Not a goal-setter by nature, she’s latched on to one that has brought purpose to her wanderlust.
Section hiking the Appalachian Trail means you don’t have to scrunch your journey to fit.
Mount Katahdin’s whims. This Maine terminus holds a key that can make or break the thru-hike. SOBOs wait to begin their trek until winter eases sometime in June; NOBOs push to end before mid-October when winter sets in.