Jared Madl is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has spent a significant amount of his life out in the woods. He spent six years planning and preparing to hike the Appalachian Trail and finally set out in March of 2021. In addition to the AT, Jared plans to hike the Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail to earn the “Triple Crown” of long-distance hiking in the U.S.
March 4, 2022
When you are hiking on the Appalachian Trail and it starts raining, it’s nice to know that somewhere up ahead there is a cozy shelter you can duck into. Luckily, there are more than 250 trailside shelters on the AT.