AT Service Provider Grant Program
Appalachian Trail Hostel Support
Service Providers on the Appalachian Trail
Hostels and other various service providers along the Appalachian Trail are a key component to the modern long distance hiking experience, and in many cases, without these dedicated service providers and hostel owners, a sizable number of would-be Appalachian Trail thru-hikers would never complete their journey.
Providing lodging, laundry, and meals, hostels along the Appalachian Trail provide everything that long distance hikers need when they hike the Appalachian Trail. Although there is a small percentage of service providers who try and take advantage of hikers, there are many important service providers that are owned and operated by some of the most dedicated people in the long distance hiking community, and in many instances, these dedicated hostels manage to barely break even.
Recognizing just how valuable hostels and service providers are to the Appalachian Trail Experience, the One Percent Club is dedicated to providing assistance to those long standing hostels and service providers who have made a major investment of time and resources to the long distance hiking community. In keeping with One Percent Club principles, we will provide financial and direct material support to those service providers who have truly contributed to the long distance hiking experience above and beyond what is normally associated with hostels on the Appalachian Trail.
Further, the One Percent Club will award an annual cash grant to one hostel on the Appalachian Trail so that they can further invest in their service operation. This Annual grant will be awarded every year on the 1st of May. Please download the file below to apply.
One Percent Club Hostels and Service Providers
The below listed Hostels and Service Providers on the Appalachian Trail will be recognized, and receive support from the One Percent Club
Baltimore Jack's Memorial Hostel
The Hike Inn
Standing Bear Hostel
Elmer's Sunny Bank Inn
Laughing Heart Hostel
Mountain Harbour Bed & Breakfast and Hostel
Mount Rogers Outfitters
Crazy Larry's Place
Troutdale Baptist Church
Holy Family Hostel
4 Pines Hostel
Mountain Home Hostel
Bears Den Hostel
Trail Angel Mary's
Maria McCabe's Boarding House
Green Mountain House
Mad Hatter and Ma Buddah's Place
Hikers Welcome Hostel
Rattle River Lodge & Hostel
Shaw's Hiker Hotel
Appalachian Trail Lodge