The Appalachian Trail Angel
What if we told you someone on the trail had cold beverages, home cooked meals and plenty to go around?


Most people seek out the Appalachian Trail to find peace. Paul Stiffler seeks out the Appalachian Trail to find opportunity. Affectionately dubbed Ponytail Paul, he’s built an incredible reputation as a “Trail Angel”, honing the opportunity to serve thru-hikers along the Appalachian Trail’s 2,186-mile journey. Watch his awesome story, presented by REI. It’ll restore your faith in humanity and it’s sure to fuel your wanderlust.



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