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Clearance Sale at the Ultimate A.T. Store


It’s time for two things at the Ultimate Appalachian Trail Store®:

  1. Preparing new editions of our two most popular books.
  2. Clearing the shelves so Santa has more room for holiday surprises!

Effective right now while supplies last, you'll receive 40% off the 2019 editions of the Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers’ Companion and the Appalachian Trail Data Book!

2019 A.T.
Thru-Hiker's Companion


2019 A.T.
Data Book


Also available at 40% off:

A.T. Women's Fleece Vest

Mountaintop Sunrise T-shirt

White Blaze Pendant Necklace

A.T. Compass Bi-Blend T-shirt

A.T. Marker Bronze Earrings

White Blaze Prints
$37.50 each

We have lots of other A.T. items on steep discount — from wallets to coffee-table books — which you can find by visiting  our clearance page today!


*While supplies last. All offers are subject to availability and selection may vary. Prices are subject to change.

Want to place an order over the phone? Call us toll-free at 888-287-8673 during weekday business hours!

The Appalachian Trail in your mailbox

Special Delivery: The Appalachian Trail! Looking for a great way to share your love of the Appalachian Trail with friends and family? Send them a special Trail-themed message with one of our beautiful A.T. watercolor postcards! Crafted by artist and A.T. thru-hiker Rebecca Harnish, these postcards feature beautiful hand-painted depictions of some of the Trail’s most memorable [...]

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The Last 2 Miles

The Last 2 MilesCopyright 2018, Appalachian Trail ConservancyA continuous Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia should have been pronounced open, under ATC Chairman Myron H. Avery’s schedule, in 1936. By that time, he had walked and measured every step of the scouted or constructed route and become the first “2,000 miler” on the footpath.One mile remained between Davenport Gap and the [...]

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Walking with Spring

Walking with Spring/”The Long Cruise”Copyright 2018, Appalachian Trail ConservancyThe bit of Appalachian Trail history that was made in 1948 was the appearance of the first “thru-hiker,” Earl V. Shaffer of York Springs, Pennsylvania, who reported completing the entire 2,050 miles in an uninterrupted backpacking trip beginning April 4 and ending August 5. Shaffer had lost his closest friend while they were [...]

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Farmer Family

Wouldn’t it be great if, instead of sitting on hard classroom chairs, children could learn from nature and hard work? This year, one family will do just that. In January, we had the chance to interview Christen Farmer, who will be taking four of her children, ages 17- to 11-years-old, on the Appalachian Trail for [...]

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Celebrating America's Hiking Trails

This December we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of naming The Ultimate Appalachian Trail Store®. There is no better way to celebrate than by spotlighting four spectacular books about America's hiking trails. It doesn't hurt that the Appalachian Trail is prominent in three of the four books!  The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is proud to have copublished [...]

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Repurpose Your Old Maps

If you're like us, you have a stash of old, outdated Appalachian Trail maps scattered around your house. For America Recycles Day, we decided to break out those old maps and find a new use for them. It doesn't hurt that we got to do a little DIY magic. Take a look below for inspiration on [...]

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Mona Lisa Flip Flop

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) defines a thru-hike as completing the entire Appalachian Trail in 12 months or less. Each year more people attempt a thru-hike, and increasingly, hikers are choosing to start somewhere in the middle of the Trail. Generally, these alternative itineraries offer a gradual progression from easier to more difficult terrain and [...]

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Safety on the Appalachian Trail

Fall is here and the temperatures are dropping. As you pull out your fall and winter hiking gear, remember that hunting season is also upon us. Hunting is allowed near the Trail along portions of the 2,000-plus miles and 14 states the Trail traverses. Hunting season laws and schedules vary between states. The ATC suggests [...]

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Interview: Joe "Stringbean" McConaughy

On August 31, 2017, Joe "Stringbean" McConaughy completed his northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) considers every hiker that completes the Trail a "2,000-miler," whether they take the average 6 months to thru-hike or a lifetime of section hikes. However, Joe earned his 2,000-miler status with an impressive 45-day, 12-hour, [...]

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