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The Psychology of a Trail Name

The Psychology of a Trail Name

Twelve Percent. Kickapoo. Aviator. Sparky. Iron Chef. Bobcat. Sloth. The Pope. Rain. Lotus. Einstein. Jersey Girl. Bama. Egret. Tum Tum. Hard Times (San Quentin). Robin Hood. Cartwheel. All In. Mama

Apr 30, 2014 : Evans Prater
Surpassing Expectations: My first few weeks on the trail

Surpassing Expectations: My first few weeks on the trail

So here I am, following my dream of thru hiking the Appalachian trail. It's everything I dreamed of and more but somehow nothing like what I was expecting. In the...

Apr 30, 2014 : Brittany Lea Neal
What Are the Best Hostels on the Appalachian Trail? [POLL]

What Are the Best Hostels on the Appalachian Trail? [POLL]

To the uninitiated, a large room full of small, stacked beds populated by stinky people and their gear might not seem all that enticing. Don't be fooled. For thru-hikers and...

Apr 29, 2014 : Zach
Episode #34 – Downtown Georgia Brown

Episode #34 – Downtown Georgia Brown

What do you do in the woods that you would never catch yourself doing in the "real world"? Now that's what I call a "Bounce Box"! Oh! Pox talks about...

Apr 28, 2014 : Pox & Puss Podcast
300 miles in the books

300 miles in the books

I've just crossed the 300 mile mark and so I thought I'd update my list of takeaways from the journey thus far: Hiking is still tough Although my body seems...

Apr 27, 2014 : Steve Gallagher
Trail Magic Round 1: Garenflo Gap

Trail Magic Round 1: Garenflo Gap

Round one of Trail Magic is in the books! "It was super boring," said the guy on opposite day. FIRST AND FOREMOST, A HUGE SHOUTOUT TO THE DAY'S TRAIL ANGELS....

Apr 27, 2014 : Zach
Top Instagram Pictures from The #AppalachianTrail Week 7

Top Instagram Pictures from The #AppalachianTrail Week 7

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. This week we are focusing...

Apr 25, 2014 : Jeff Vreeland
Gear Review: Gregory Sage 55 Backpack

Gear Review: Gregory Sage 55 Backpack

The Gregory Sage 55 is a women’s internal frame pack made for the female body. I highly recommend this pack if you are a petite hiker because Gregory provides their...

Apr 25, 2014 : Madison Dragna
Three weeks in!

Three weeks in!

4/20/14 Wayah Bald Shelter to Cold Spring Shelter Days miles: Still don't know. This information was torn out of my guide book for fireeeee.  Muahahahaha. Total trip miles:  125.5 Happy

Apr 25, 2014 : Amy
Days 9-15

Days 9-15

4/13/14 Dicks Creek Gap to Plum Orchard Shelter Days miles: 4.5 Total trip miles: 74.1 We left the Holiday Inn in Hiawassee on this morning.  I would definitely recommend staying...

Apr 24, 2014 : Amy