Quote Originally Posted by MuddyWaters View Post
Aside from AT and LT, its not exactly a normal way to hike.
So its pretty limiting if thats a necessity .
But that also explains AT popularity with many
not a ncessity at all. i hike other places where there are no shelters. i stay in my tent on the AT when it makes sense to as far as daily mileage and so forth. but if it's there, i generally take it