Transitioning From AT Thru-Hike To Quarantine


Last updated 5/4/2020 at 2:14pm

Jacob Myers

(Editor's note: Myers planned to publish stories from the Appalachian Trail in The Transylvania Times during his northbound thru-hike this Spring, but now he is self-isolating in his room after doing yard work for a man who is suspected to have COVID-19. Myers did not come in close contact with the man, but is choosing to quarantine for his roommate's safety.)

For almost two years now I had been planning to tackle my biggest hike to date – the notorious Appalachian Trail. I worked two, sometimes three jobs at a time to finance my own expedition. I trained relentlessly, often rising be...

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