Recession Hiking on the Appalachian Trail

Travel Blog  •  Michael Yessis  •  06.29.09 | 10:57 AM ET

Photo by Matt Phillips via Flickr (Creative Commons)

NPR’s Thomas Pierce set out to find out whether the recession has influenced who’s hiking the Appalachian Trail this season, and fell in with “Pusher” and “The Duder.” Maybe Pierce will return soon and find out if there’s also a Sanford effect out there.



1 Comment for Recession Hiking on the Appalachian Trail

Eva Holland 06.29.09 | 5:09 PM ET

I can’t get over that Appalachian Trail/Argentinean Tail line. It’s been what, a week? I’m still laughing.

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