Videos About Earl

Earl Shaffer Shelter

Dismantling and packing out the Earl Shaffer Shelter on August 2, 2008 for preservation to be part of the Appalachian Trail Museum.

Bart Smith speaking about meeting Earl Shaffer and the Katahdin Art Project

Bart Smith speaking at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History October 2nd, 2008. -"40th Anniversary celebration of the creation of the National Trail System".

ALDHA Members talking about Earl Shaffer

Members of the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers' Association recall meeting with Earl at meetings and enjoying his company and music. Clip from timestamps 6:10 to 6:50

Along the Appalachian Trail

The first song is performed by Earl Shaffer. Earl first walked the entire Appalachian Trail in 1948, The Smithsonian credits that hike as the first thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. The second piece of music is titled Appalachia Waltz, it is performed by Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor and Yo-Yo Ma. All but one of the images are from Bart Smith. One image is from Earl Shaffer .

Earl Shaffer Shelter Longer Version Part 1

This is part 1 of the Longer Version of the Earl Shaffer Shelter Dismantling for the AT Museum on August 5, 2008.

Earl Shaffer Shelter 2

This is part 2 of the Longer Version of the Earl Shaffer Shelter Dismantling for the AT Museum on August 5, 2008.

Warrior Hike - Veterans' Organization Inspired by Earl 

Warrior Expeditions is a veteran nonprofit outdoor therapy program that helps veterans transition from their wartime experiences through long distance outdoor expeditions.

Warrior Hike / PBS: Windows to the Wild

Warrior Expeditions is a veteran nonprofit outdoor therapy program that helps veterans transition from their wartime experiences through long distance outdoor expeditions. Clip about Earl and his role in inspiring Warrior Expeditions begins at 0:40.