for the 2022 print edition

Due to the pandemic many services, or trail facilities may be closed or their hours curtailed. It's advised to call any facility to check on their status before arriving.

If you're aware of any updates or corrections in the 2022 Thru-Hikers' Companion, please use the form below so we can update this page, and the pdf. 

  Front Matter


  North Carolina

Page 22:  Recently opened RetroRest828 is a glamper B&B hiker hostel for women run by Deena Bouknight. (near Winding Stair Gap). More information is available at instagram.com/retro.rest.828

Page 26: correct info for Cabin In The Woods is  www.thecabinsinthewoods.com, craig@thecabinsinthewoods.com, 386 W Stecoah Heights, Robbinsville, NC 28771. Call or text: 980-406-6446 or 224-420-0273. Hawks Hiker Haven $25 per hiker (holds 3) can be taken private for more.  TV, WiFi, shower, pets allowed; for fee shuttles and slackpacking/resupply. Mail drops accepted for guests. Larger cabins subject to availability. Try our trail famous Breakfast Burrito ($7). 

 Smoky Mountains


The Discerning Hiker Hostel, 4319 Groundhog Rd, Cosby, TN  37722423-721-5278. Starting at $65 per person per night Includes laundry, pickup from trail, ride to resupply, and breakfast. Space for 4 hikers.

Opens March 16, 2022.

(mile 237.5, 13 miles west of trail crossing at I-40)

Page 50 (tables):  mileage was flipped, should read: West- 0.2m to Kincora Hiking Hostel. East 0.4m to Black Bear Resort


Page 60 (tables): Glade Mountain Road is closed, no access or parking. Also, Marion no longer has Greyhound Bus service 

Page 63: Broken Fiddle, bunks $40; pet friendly but must book private room. No tenting or hammocking allowed in town except for Trail Days and certain holiday weekends.

URL for Lady Di's B&B should be https://www.ladydibnb.com/

age 70: Marion no longer has Greyhound Bus service.

Page 104: Elkton has an outfitter, Appalachian Trail Outfitters, 311 W Spotswood Trail, Elkton, Va. 22827, (540) 713-9015

Page 112: The David Lesser Shelter also has a pavilion, several tenting areas below the shelter with a bear box. The spring is .25 mi downhill from the shelter.

 West Virginia



Page 138: The Doyle Hotel has a new phone number and website (717) 596-0455. www.doylehotelpa.com

Page 140: Rock n Sole Hostel is closed until further notice.

Page 148: In Stroudsburg, Ready Set Run, 431 Main Street, Stroudsburg, PA  18360. Trail running and hiking footwear, inserts, socks, nutrition etc.  Mail drops accepted.  Open Monday – Saturday.  Call 570-424-6431 or after hours 570-242-8931 (leave message).  www.readysetrunpoconos.com

 New Jersey

 New York

Page 166: New shelter at the AT hiker camp area in Fahnestock State Park. At mile1427.7 take blue-blazed side trail 0.3 mi to lake beach, 0.2 mi to campsite and shelter.



Page 182: Link for The Pass is https://www.thepass.co/


Page 194:  The existing Seth Warner shelter will be replaced this season in a different location. Further details will be posted when they become available. (date/location)


 New Hampshire


Page 247: Shaw's Hiking Hostel,  rates have changed, bunks $30, private rooms $70 s/d, tenting $15, and breakfast $11.


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