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Online Data Guide for Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers

Welcome to Hikerbox, home of THE Databook, an online database containing Appalachian trail data and elevation maps for long distance hikes, weekend hikes and hiking enthusiasts. If you want to hike the Appalachian Trail, whether you’re just popping out for a day hike or planning an expedition, take a look in THE Databook Appalachian trail guide for information.

THE Databook is an online community database of information for long-distance trails and its hikers.
Click The Appalachian Trail Databook link above to access the main databook page.
 

A Bumpy Ride

Apologies for the access problems to hikerbox.net lately – it was due to a transfer of domain registrar which didn’t go quite as planned, leaving the site offline for over a week! We’re back up and running now (as you can see) and I hope your hike planning goes well.

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Still trudging along

It’s a long old journey, and unless you are doing it day in, day out then the path never seems to get much shorter. No, I’m not talking about the trail, I’m describing the other lonely journey of website developer. Hikerbox is still up and running and the renewal is due shortly, but have no … Continue reading »

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We’re moving again

Hopefully you won’t have noticed, but we’ve moved webhost again. If you can see this, then you’re using the new system.  I haven’t managed to do any updates that I had planned for 2012, but this is the first step and, time allowing, I’m excited about redeveloping THED and making it even better.

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What’s New for 2012…

Welcome to the All New Hikerbox.net I’ll be making some changes around here in 2012, and the first one is the facelift and functionality update to the Hikerbox.net website allowing a bit more community interaction from y’all. Later on I’m planning on doing a complete re-write of THE Databook using the CodeIgniter programming framework. This … Continue reading »

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One Thousand Miles

Woohoo, it’s only taken me 5 years of toil, but I have now reached 1000 miles of Appalachian Trail data which I have dragged kicking and screaming out of my various notes and observations during my thru-hike. Unfortunately, that means that the data I have entered will now also be out of date by a … Continue reading »

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Rick’s Message for 2012

OOPS! It was all Rick’s fault, honest! It looks like ‘Rick’ has an apology to make, because he caused Hikerbox to go offline for the past month. He denies all responsibility, but I’m not letting him get away with it, no siree! Anyway, now that he appears to have paid the hefty ransom, we again … Continue reading »

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