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Corvettes, Silverados, and… Hiking Shoes?

Corvettes, Silverados, and… Hiking Shoes?

You know the old saying, "That's like comparing apples to oranges?" Well, this is kind of like that. I walked into And so, Rob proceeded to fit me for trail...

Jun 30, 2014 : Stacia Bennett
The Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail This Week

The Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail This Week

We continue to peruse all of the wonderful pictures from Instagram with the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and select a few of the best each week. If you would like your picture to be included, be...

Jun 30, 2014 : Zach
Over Halfway There

Over Halfway There

There have been a lot of big milestones since I last posted; 1000 miles, new states, the psychological halfway point, and also the actual halfway point. It has been a...

Jun 30, 2014 : Ellie B.
Top Ten Things I am Excited About for My Thru-hike

Top Ten Things I am Excited About for My Thru-hike

  10. Drawing and writing more than I have in the past few years. Once upon a time I wrote and drew all the time, and then somehow life took...

Jun 29, 2014 : Emmi Laakso
Life After the Appalachian Trail is What You Make of It

Life After the Appalachian Trail is What You Make of It

longest occupation in US history? After the prison closed, Native Americans proved an effective point by taking over and claiming it, since it was the same kind of crappy land...

Jun 25, 2014 : Sarah (Ent)
All roads lead to…. a footpath?

All roads lead to…. a footpath?

In the beginning... Growing up on a farm in south Georgia, "outdoorsy" meant riding around on tractors, sitting on the bank of a pond holding a fishing pole, or perhaps...

Jun 25, 2014 : Stacia Bennett
What To Do When Your Friends Quit…

What To Do When Your Friends Quit…

The AT started as this big party.  So why is it suddenly emptier than a second-day trail magic cooler? As you hike North, people will begin dropping out left and...

Jun 24, 2014 : Maggie Wallace
The Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail This Week

The Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail This Week

We continue to peruse all of the wonderful pictures from Instagram with the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and select a few of the best each week. If you would like your picture to be included, be...

Jun 23, 2014 : Zach
How did I get here?

How did I get here?

We are hiking the Appalachian Trail. The entire trail. Even after months of deliberating on this subject it still sounds unbelievable. It sounds impossible. Yet, I know that this thought...

Jun 23, 2014 : Dana
What is the Definition of a Thru-Hike?

What is the Definition of a Thru-Hike?

What is an Appalachian Trail thru-hike?   Seems like a fairly straight forward question, right? If only.  Pose this question to a group of 20 AT-fanatics and you'll get 20 different

Jun 23, 2014 : Zach