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Trail names, Smokies & Love…

Trail names, Smokies & Love…

It's official! Beautiful man & I now have our very own 'trail names'!! Truth be told we avoided getting them for as long as humanly possible, but it's inevitable. Something eventually sticks

Apr 30, 2015 : Sam
Human Mud Bogging and Other Extreme Sports: Hiawassee to Hot Springs

Human Mud Bogging and Other Extreme Sports: Hiawassee to Hot Springs

It has been a busy two weeks! The feet and legs are doing well, and I can definitely feel my body getting stronger.  My trail name, for better or worse,...

Apr 30, 2015 : Dakota Jackson
Getting Ready for a Flip Flop

Getting Ready for a Flip Flop

Now that the NOBOs have set off, and the SOBOs aren't quite ready to leave, the flip floppers will be departing in the coming week. The good folks of the...

Apr 30, 2015 : Liz Kibby
3 Weeks Down in Erwin, TN

3 Weeks Down in Erwin, TN

Zero Day Consumed many calories Enough said   mountain magnolia inn was amazing Day 19 5.3 miles in 2 hours 45 minutes Sitting here in my tent right now listening...

Apr 29, 2015 : Oliver Hudgins
4 Types of Snakes You Will Encounter on the Appalachian Trail

4 Types of Snakes You Will Encounter on the Appalachian Trail

Cue the Indiana Jones theme song and get ready to break out that whip because you're about to enter the viper pit. OK I may be exaggerating just a bit...

Apr 29, 2015 : Reptar
From Can to Can’t

From Can to Can’t

Over the course of preparing for this hike, we were often asked "How long will you hike every day?" Many times, Mel would just say, "From can to can't"--a quaint...

Apr 29, 2015 : Jeanne Church
Solomon’s pre-trail update #1

Solomon’s pre-trail update #1

Solomon had an exciting week this past week; he received his

Apr 29, 2015 : Kaili Morgan
This YEAR’s Best Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail (So Far)

This YEAR’s Best Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail (So Far)

What?! It's already almost May? Where has all the time gone? Thru-hiking season is finally in full swing as 2015 continues to fly by. In celebration we decided this week...

Apr 28, 2015 : Kenny Howell
The Rains Came…. and Stayed!

The Rains Came…. and Stayed!

Day 12 Cold Spring Shelter Miles: 15.8// mile marker: 125.6 Mood: one sad face (rained on and off) Day 13 Nantahala Outdoor Center Miles: 12.1/mm: 137.7 Mood: 1.5 smileys Day...

Apr 27, 2015 : Laurel and Eric
Hello, my name is……what?

Hello, my name is……what?

Introductions, introductions...what are introductions? My name is Cori Wright, but you all can just call me Raven. I'm a 25 yr old 2014 AT Thru-hiker from Western CT.  I consider...

Apr 27, 2015 : Raven