Mar 25, 2020
We're joined by Sandi Marra, the president and CEO at the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. As noted in our previous podcast, the news and guidelines around COVID-19 and the trail system has been evolving rapidly. At the time of the previous recording, the ATC asked people to postpone their thru-hikes. Since that recording, the ATC has increased the severity of their recommendations- urging people to avoid the Appalachian Trail altogether, even for day hikes.
Today's interview will largely center around that subject,
including how the ATC arrived to this decision, when Sandi predicts
that the trail will be safe to hike and backpack again, amongst
many other Coronavirus related questions.
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