What is ALDHA?

An off-trail family of hikers, dreamers and friends of the trail working to preserve, protect and promote the long-distance hiking community.

Mission Statement

The fourfold purpose of the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association is to:

  • Represent and promote the welfare of the Appalachian long distance hiking community;
  • Provide service in a cooperative spirit with other Appalachian hiking organizations;
  • Provide education on the use and preservation of Appalachian long distance trails;
  • And provide opportunities for interaction and camaraderie within the Appalachian distance hiking community.

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