It's not always possible that one can finagle six months off the thru hike the Appalachian Trail. Sometimes, its even a little longer of a period than you want between chances to get out for a few nights of backpacking or a good day hike. Good thing there are tons of great memoirs about the Trail to keep us going during those times! If you are looking for a good story about hiking, full of adventure and wild tales, you've come to the right place. Mountain Crossings has lots of great suggestions
for Appalachian Trail themed reading that will tide you over until the next time you can come visit!