The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, is a footpath in the eastern United States for outdoor enthusiasts, extending about 2140 miles from Maine to Georgia, along the crest of the Appalachian Mountains. The trail passes through 14 states and is maintained by 34 different trail maintenance organizations. It is the longest marked, continuous footpath in the world, at some points reaching elevations of more than 6000 feet. Wooden signposts and white paint marks on rocks and trees are placed along
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below the pack where a sleeping bag can be lashed to the frame. An internal frame pack is a design where the frame is contained inside the pack. The "frame" is nothing more than two aluminum, plastic or fiberglass, stays that run vertically from the top to the bottom of the pack. They provide the primary means of support for the shoulder straps and hip belt, and the basic structure to hang the pack from.