Hiker Resources

MST Hiker Contributions

February 11th, 2019|Hiker Resources|

Many from the MST community document their time on the trail.  Some of these are shared here: Tara Dower produced short movies about her Fastest Known Time hike in September of 2020. Watch those on her YouTube page,

Hiking the MST – “Start exploring North Carolina – one step at a time.”

February 14th, 2018|Hiker Resources|

“I’d like to hike the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST), but where do I start? Is there a map to follow? When is the best time to hike? Are there dangers? Can I do it alone?” When we begin thinking about doing a 1,000-mile trail there are also a thousand questions we ask. And even if we’re only thinking of hiking a short section, we still have questions to resolve before we take the first step. The purpose of this article is to give an overview of the MST, help familiarize you with others who have hiked the trail, and provide advice from previous hikers that will prove useful as you hit the trail.

Start exploring North Carolina – one step at a time.
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