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Ten Days on the Trail

Ten Days on the Trail

Now that I've been walking the trail for ten days and have crossed the 100 mile mark, I thought I'd post my initial impressions of life on the AT: Hiking...

Mar 31, 2014 : Steve Gallagher
AT Class 2014 – Bringing Up The Rear

AT Class 2014 – Bringing Up The Rear

No, I'm not talking about butts. I'm talking about beginning a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail on April 5, which seems late compared to all of those who have probably...

Mar 31, 2014 : Kayla Carter
33 Things Only Thru Hikers of the Appalachian Trail Understand

33 Things Only Thru Hikers of the Appalachian Trail Understand

To be honest, anyone who has done a sizable chunk of any long distance hiking trail will be very familiar with many of these, but for the sake of avoiding...

Mar 31, 2014 : Carlie Gentry
Top Instagram Pictures from The #AppalachianTrail Week 3

Top Instagram Pictures from The #AppalachianTrail Week 3

I continue to look at and review all of the pictures from Instagram under the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and selecting a few of the best each week. I am a few days...

Mar 31, 2014 : Jeff Vreeland
My First Week on The Trail

My First Week on The Trail

Oh my goodness, how to even sum up the last week in a single blog post? Well, ok to start, I left home on March 22, and stayed at Hiker...

Mar 29, 2014 : Ellie B.
When do I really start?

When do I really start?

I seem to spend more days off trail than on.  No wonder I'm still moving at the speed of snail.  I mean, first, I came down to buy a new...

Mar 28, 2014 : Whisper
The intro

The intro

Hey! I'm Nate, and I'm excited to share my Appalachian Trail adventures with you. I'm currently residing in my hometown of Mount Vernon, OH. Besides packing and getting ready to...

Mar 28, 2014 : Nathan Howerton
Get Outside! 7 Scientifically-Backed Health Benefits of Being in Nature

Get Outside! 7 Scientifically-Backed Health Benefits of Being in Nature

Encouraging the uninitiated to get outside can be a trying task.  We know our experiences are special, but trying to articulate this feeling is like taking a photo of a beautiful...

Mar 28, 2014 : Zach
Gear List

Gear List

Most of my gear is new and it will stay that way until the first day of my hike.  I kept planning to spend a night on the back porch,...

Mar 28, 2014 : Amy
Episode #32 – Let’s Dance!

Episode #32 – Let’s Dance!

Our big Appalachian Trail Days Festival announcements are here! Where will you be able to find us? You'll have to listen! We listen to a voicemail....it's about booze. We recorded...

Mar 28, 2014 : Pox & Puss Podcast