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


Tim McGrath is a Geographer and Software Engineering Manager with experience from the U.S. Geological Survey, Microsoft Mapping, Nokia/HERE Maps, and others. He is managing the APT interactive map.


Thank you for the support!

Outdoor Vitals – Ultralight Gear


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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