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To "hike the Appalachians" is to cheat on your significant other.
Politicians love stealing our money and hiking the Appalachians.
by noncoercive June 24, 2009
A euphemism for having sexual relations.
"So, how did your date go last night? You hike the Appalachian?" or "I'm sorry, the Governor is not available. He's out hiking the Appalachian."
by Call Me Mr. Gee June 24, 2009
In June, 2009, South Carolina governor Mark Sanford disappeared from public sight for five days, a period during which neither his wife nor much of his staff apparently knew where he had gone. A Sanford spokesperson eventually told reporters that the Governor was on a secretive hike along the Appalachian Trial to clear his head after a tough legislative session. Turns out that Sanford had actually been in Argentina where he had been conducting an extra-marital affair.
"Why is Bob's wife angry with him?"

"He got caught hiking the Appalachian, if you know what I mean."
by bobjones55 June 24, 2009
Code for cheating on your spouse, significant other.
"If anyone needs me, I'll be hiking the Appalachians." -Gov. Mark Sanford

Guy 1: Dude, where were you Saturday night? I thought I'd see you at the club with your girl.
Guy 2: Nah, man, I was hiking the Appalachians.
by Bert-Bert June 24, 2009
Code for having an affair.

In the case of a Republican, more often than not it'll be a same-sex affair.
I hold a high-stress political job and my wife refuses to give head. I guess I'll have to go hiking the Appalachian when the current legislative session is over.
by Dr. Zoid Johnberg June 24, 2009

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