Walkin' with the Ghost Whisperers

Lore and Legends of the Appalachian Trail

Book Description

Three-time thru-hiker J. R. Tate explores the traditions and lore of the Appalachian Trail:

  • The thru-hiker who began his hike by parachuting onto Springer Mountain
  • The trail town that sentenced an elephant to death
  • Yogi-ing strategies
  • Trail hermits Old Hog Greer and Uncle Nick Grindstaff
  • Murders on the AT
  • Ghosts in the White Mountains of New Hampshire
  • About Tate, J. R.

    J. R. Tate is a retired Marine Corps officer who has hiked the Appalachian Trail three times since 1990. He lives with his wife Judith and their dog Katahdin in Woodlawn, Tennessee.