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I've found this sentence in Google Books:

Somewhat more permanent are small anodized metal “A.T.” diamonds that the original trailblazers nailed along the path in the 1930s and 1940s.

Context here.

Am I right that "A.T." means "Appalachian Trail" here? The following sentence in Wikipedia made me think so:

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine.

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Yes. The referenced book's context is specifically along the Appalachian Trail, or 'A.T.'. As well, 'A.T.' is common nomenclature for those familiar with the trail.

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