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Congratulations to This Week’s Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!!!

Congratulations to This Week’s Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!!!

This post is all about celebration! We want to feature your incredible accomplishment of successfully thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail right here on AppalachianTrials.com! If you've completed

Aug 29, 2014 : Zach
Pox & Puss Episode #41: Bert Kreischer

Pox & Puss Episode #41: Bert Kreischer

Here it is! Our conversation with Travel Channel Host, Stand Up Comedian, Author, and Podcaster: Bert Kreischer! Some of you might also recognize Bert from his appearances on podcasts such

Aug 28, 2014 : Pox & Puss Podcast
May Thru August = 1,000 miles

May Thru August = 1,000 miles

Update at last: Currently in New Hampshire and Botany (Noah) and I, now being called "Blossom," were literally blown away by Northern Appalachia beauty! Yesterday we climbed up and over...

Aug 28, 2014 : Kayla Carter
How to Use Your Thru-Hike in a Job Interview

How to Use Your Thru-Hike in a Job Interview

I can't speak for all thru-hikers, but I fully plan on exploiting the fact that I hiked 2,185.3 miles to my advantage in future job searches. Because why not -...

Aug 28, 2014 : Evans Prater
How to Fight Through On Trail and Post Trail Depression

How to Fight Through On Trail and Post Trail Depression

With the passing of Robin Williams this month, depression has been on my mind. I wrote specifically about this death here, but I’d like to explore the connection between depression...

Aug 28, 2014 : Caitlyn Cleary
Face your fears, make the commitment

Face your fears, make the commitment

The reality of doing anything different and getting out of your comfort zone requires facing your fears. This is true for everyone and recently I was at that crossroads in...

Aug 27, 2014 : Deb Beck
[GEAR GIVEAWAY] RENEGADE Pro Series Quilt by UGQ Outdoor Equipment

[GEAR GIVEAWAY] RENEGADE Pro Series Quilt by UGQ Outdoor Equipment

This is a sponsored giveaway presented by UGQ Outdoor Equipment, providers of "High Performance Sleeping Systems, Tents, and Accessories".    Free gear alert! Just in time for your 2015 thru-hike

Aug 27, 2014 : Zach
Another NOBO Hobo… Probably

Another NOBO Hobo… Probably

Hey there. My name is Jason – no trail name yet – and thanks to Zach, I have the supreme honor of sharing some of my thoughts and tribulations with...

Aug 26, 2014 : Scribe
Just Walk it Out

Just Walk it Out

I’ve always loved being in nature ever since I was a wee little Emily. It was when I was 12 and moved to Southern Utah though that everything changed. Walking...

Aug 26, 2014 : Emily Gibson
10 Reasons to Thru-Hike the Colorado Trail

10 Reasons to Thru-Hike the Colorado Trail

After completing an AT thru-hike in 2013, I decided it was time to start hiking again this summer and began my trek of the Colorado Trail on July 23rd. At...

Aug 26, 2014 : Cole Heathcott