Pas d’eau, non. De pensées plutôt. Et de meilleure connaissance de l’espace-temps visité pour sûr.


Célébrités du trail

  • Thoreau, Henry David. Walden or life in the woods, 1854, PDF version.
  • Bryson, Bill. A Walk in the Woods, Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail, Anchor, December 2006.
  • Whitman, Walt. “Songs of the Open Road”
  • Whitman, Walt. “Give me the Splendid Silent Sun”
  • Shaffer, Earl V. Walking with Spring, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, June 2004.


Informations historiques, géologiques, anthropologiques, etc.


  • Miller, David “Awol”. The AT guide Southbound 2014, Jerelyn Press.
  • Pinkham, Steve. “Katahdin”, Mountains of Maine, Intriguing Stories behind their names, Down East Books, June 2009.
  • Emblidge, David. The Appalachian Trail Reader, Oxford University Press, November 1997.
  • Frazier Nash, Roderick. Wilderness and the American Mind, 4th Edition, Yale University Press, 2001.
  • Chew, V. Collins. Underfoot: a geologic guide to the Appalachian Trail, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, January 2010
  • Pancartes du Shenandoah National Park
  • Fortune Hall, Louise et Hall Preston Marylou. History of Damascus, Virginia 1950-1978, Louise Fortune Hall, January 1978.
  • panneaux de Damascus
  • Edwin Lillard, David. Appalachian Trail Names, Origins of Place Names Along the AT, Mechanichsburg: Stackpoles Books, 2002.



Journaux du trail, locaux et nationaux

  • Maine Sunday Telegram, August 2nd 2015: p.A8-A9
  • “Life and Leisure”, Valley News, August 16th 2015: p.E2
  • “The Long Distance hiker” in ALDHA journals, Winter 2014-2015
  • “New challenges to save the AT”, ALDHA journal, Fall 2015
  • Waynesboro news
  • “A walk in the woods”, Journeys, The Appalachian Trail Journal, Fall 2015.
  • Bristol Herald Courier, November 11th 2015.
  • “Opinions”,Pearisburg news, November 3rd 2015.
  • Backpacker, the magazine of wilderness travel, March 1989.
  • Appalachian Trailway News, November-December 1980.
  • “Reset”, Running magazine, December 2015.
  • “The power of parks”, National Geographic (USA), January 2016.


Autres histoires de thru-hikers


  • Pharr Davis Jennifer. Called again, A story of love and triumph, NY: Beaufort Books, 2013.
  • Carrotquinn. Thru-hiking will break your heart, kindle version.


Littérature américaine

  • Berman, David. Actual Air, NY: Open City Books, 2012.
  • Vonnegut, Kurt. Slaughterhouse Five, NY: Dell Publishing co, 1991.
  • Abbey, Edward. Desert Solitaire, A Season in the Wilderness, Touchstone Book, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1990 (1968 for the first edition).
  • Vonnegut, Kurt. Breakfast of Champions, NY: Dell Publishing co, 1973.
  • Nabokov, Vladimir. Lolita, 1955.
  • Cather, Willa. My Antonia, 1918.