Troop 306 is planning a trip during Fall Break.
North: 36.177529066852095, -82.01182319949325
South: 36.031987609457346, -82.42031471931783
Quest Outfitters - Great for buying bulk material is making your own equipment. I used this when making my own backpack.
White Blaze - Appalachian Trail Information and Hiking Articles
The Appalachian Trail Facebook group with several resources and great awareness of what's going on around the trail.
The Overnight Backpacking Checklist on the Appalachian Trail Conservancy web is nice and a great place to start.
Troop 306 Packing ListCopy to your own Google Sheet or download as a PDF or XLS.
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Map - This map is for general use only. Provided by National Park Service & U.S. Department of the Interior.
Interactive Map from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy