Sarah Jones Decker

Sarah Jones Decker is a photographer, writer, farmer, AT Trail Maintainer, and all around outdoorswoman. She graduated from Virginia Tech University and the Savannah College of Art and Design and is the co-owner of Root Bottom Farm in Marshall, NC. A long-time friend of our show, Sarah is also the author of The Appalachian Trail. Backcountry Shelters, Lean-Tos, and Huts.

March 26, 2024

Trail Writing

The Appalachian Trail winds its way through Appalachia which is a place where people make sense of their world through stories. Stories of their lives in the mountains. Stories of the land and its riches. Stories, both ficti…
March 4, 2022

Give Me Shelter

When you are hiking on the Appalachian Trail and it starts raining, it’s nice to know that somewhere up ahead there is a cozy shelter you can duck into. Luckily, there are more than 250 trailside shelters on the AT.