The Team

Our Team

Rue McKenrick

Executive Director, Designer, Creator

Rue McKenrick is a professional backpacker, triple crowner, and originator of the APT. He has completed the first official hike of the APT and continues development of the proposed sections of new trail.


Connecticut Lead, coordinator

Suzanne is a conservationist, hiker and is developing the APT in the state of Connecticut. She manages social media and is our membership coordinator.

Tim McGrath – Geographer

Our Sponsors

Thank you for the support!

Our Partners

Happy Cat Print Design

Graphic Designer & Merchandise

Sean provides much of the merchandise featured in our store. He handcrafts items for the APT.

Backcountry Foodie


Aaron Owens Mayhew is thrilled to be a part of the APTC team by providing nutrition guidance for Rue.

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