Do people go missing in Appalachian? Gerry “Inchworm” Largay went missing from the Appalachian Trail in Maine in late-July. On October 3rd of 2012, I summited Mt. Katahdin in Baxter State Park, ending my 2000 mile Appalachian Trail journey.
Is there a serial killer on the Appalachian Trail?
|Randall Lee Smith|
|Date||May 6, 2008|
|Span of crimes||1981–2008|
How many bodies have been found on the Appalachian Trail? However, there have only been ten murders along the Appalachian Trail since the early 1970s. Considering that approximately 3 to 4 million people step foot on the Appalachian Trail each year, the number of murders on the trail over the past 40 years has been quite low compared to the rest of the United States.
Do people get kidnapped on the Appalachian Trail? I know what most people envision, as far as safety, when I say “thru-hiking”. They imagine murder, foul play and kidnapping. In all honesty, there have been instances of murder and foul play on the trail.