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Fantastic Hiking Experience

My wife and I have been hiking with John and his team for the past 10 years. We keep on coming... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great guides

We came to ATA in mid June of 2018 for a couples retreat. What a luxury to be able to be taken to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Appalachian Trail Adventures is a hiking spa that provides daily guided hikes, caving and kayaking throughout the Green Mountains of Vermont for adventurist of all abilities on the Appalachian Trail. ATA's all inclusive Hiking Vacation consists of...more
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78 Weathervane Drive, Killington, VT 05751
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been hiking with John and his team for the past 10 years. We keep on coming back year after year because they make hiking fun. Each hike is geared to one's level, from novice to advanced. The groups are small...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to ATA in mid June of 2018 for a couples retreat. What a luxury to be able to be taken to hiking trails every day, based on our discussion over breakfast. John is gifted in being able to provide the level of challenge...More

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I organized a trip for myself and 7 other women to hike in VT. I organized the event with John at Appalachian Trail Adventures and the trip was a huge success. John was very attentive to the group and made sure each day was customized...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family's first time at kayaking. Contacted John and he was accomodating with suggesting a beginners kayaking route. Michelle was great as a guide and everybody from grandmom to daughter had fun.Thank you for your patience and help.

Thank luissX114OA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

John and Michelle were very patient with us novice kayakers! Very enjoyable, peaceful morning. "Dam" those beavers though! Ha! Thank you both!

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This was our first time in Killington and we wanted to take advantage of trails and kayaking, even though we are city people and have had little exposure. John was an incredible guide, very knowledgeable and patient. We enjoyed caving for the very first time,...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018

I travelled from Toronto to Killington and had a wonderful time. I was looking for a good mix of activity and relaxing and I got it. I highly recommend ATA for anyone who is travelling solo and looking for an adventure that mixes the outdoors,...More

Thank LisafromToronto1
Reviewed July 25, 2018

I went to Vermont to hike and get away from the day-to-day norm, and man did Appellation Trail Adventures deliver! The owner John is enthusiastic, and he and his staff extremely knowledgeable on the hiking trails and Killington area. I stayed for 5 nights -...More

Thank 312JAM
Reviewed July 24, 2018

I went with a few girl friends as a long weekend getaway trip and thoroughly enjoyed everything. The accommodations are nice, the meals included in the hiking trip were fabulous, we enjoyed both the Foundry and McGrath's for dinner and loved every meal. And the...More

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athikerinvt, Owner at Appalachian Trail Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Your very much welcome, we are all glad that you enjoyed ATA's adventures!

Reviewed July 24, 2018

We took an intermediate hike to the top of Killington Peak that was booked through John. Our guide was Jen, who was WONDERFUL! Jen pointed out wild strawberries along the way and even took us onto part of the Appalachian Trail where we met serious...More

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May 7, 2018|
Response from athikerinvt | Property representative |
hello lisa, this is john the owner how can i help you? you can checkout our website for contact info or you can 888 855 8655. hope that helps:-)
Laura B
June 19, 2015|
Response from athikerinvt | Property representative |
Hello Daniel, There sure is.. we hike with kids of that age regularly. It just depends how long of hike you prefer, I try to male sure the hike gives a "wow" factor to kids to get them excited about hiking. the wow factor... More