National Geographic film on the Appalachian Trail

Date: 
11/09/2009
Source: 
National Geographic

 

America's Wild Spaces: Appalachian Trail
A National Geographic Television Documentary


Tuesday, November 10th
8 pm EST
National Geographic cable channel

Don't miss this exciting new full length documentary America's Wild Spaces: Appalachian Trail capturing the Appalachian Trail as only National Geographic can. In addition to breathtaking scenery along the entire Trail, you will get a chance to meet hikers, volunteers, angels, agency staff, and scientists. Celebrate with fellow ATC members Frank Wright volunteering on Springer, Laurie Potteiger greeting visitors in Harpers Ferry, and Gary Hill completing his 2008 thru-hike atop Katahdin.


The film airs this Tuesday, November 10th, at 8 PM EST on National Geographic's cable station, again at 11 PM as well as the following Tuesday (Nov. 17th) at 4 PM EST.


"Join National Geographic on a rollercoaster ride of agonizing ascents and rewarding vistas -- all courtesy of mountains roughly 480 million years in the making. Explore this 5 million step journey through the five distinct regions of the A.T. landscape and learn what it takes to keep this ribbon of green safe, healthy, and totally wild."