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Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is an enormous undertaking that requires ample preparation. The last thing you want to do is hit the trail without your mind, body, and gear being ready! Here are our top ten tips to help you prepare for a successful Appalachian Trail thru-hike: Budget wisely. You’re going to need some money. Stops along the way for food, showers, and the occasional warm bed or cold beer will quickly eat up your cash. Create a budget and stick to it. Pack light. You probably already know that the less weight you have on your back, the better...

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