An on-line survey is now available for an academic study which seeks to understand the value, meaning and therapeutic notions of the Appalachian Trail thru-hiking experience. All current and alumni thru-hikers are invited to participate. The study inquires into characteristics of a thru-hikerís experience such as escapism, solitude, identity, perseverance, challenges, meaningful places, hospitality, community, connection to nature and spirituality. ... read more
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