Archived Outdoors

Hike the MST in nine minutes

A nine-minute tour of the 1,175-mile Mountains-to-Sea Trail is now available from the comfort of any couch within reach of an internet connection.

On Sept. 9, the trail’s 40th birthday, more than 1,700 people collaborated to hike the entire trail in a single day. Volunteer Jerry Barker turned the photos hikers sent into a video that pictures the trail from Clingmans Dome to Jockey’s Ridge, also capturing the beauty and fun of that special day.

The video is available at

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