Hitchhiking, picking up strangers and making new friends. It is all part of the Appalachian Trail backpacking experience!
Despite detailed planning, adventures sometimes go awry. It is those experiences that make the funniest and most memorable trail stories!
This New York Appalachian Trail hike from West Mombasha Road, through Harriman State Park, over Bear Mountain and across the Hudson is a rocky trek with beautiful views.