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WHY IS MY LEG DEFORMED? oh it’s a muscle…

WHY IS MY LEG DEFORMED? oh it’s a muscle…

What has it been now, a week or so, since my last post; time slips by so easily when your alarm is a squeaky sleep pad and hiker midnight is...

Jun 30, 2015 : Jamie Molihan
We CAN have nice things!  This is how.

We CAN have nice things! This is how.

In November of 2014 the Baxter State Park Authority penned a letter to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.  Let's be honest, it may have been addressed to Wendy Jassen, but it was

Jun 30, 2015 : Dylan Niknot
Month Two (Part 1)

Month Two (Part 1)

Howdie, y’all! (hmm, maybe I’m spending a tad too much time in the south…) I know it’s been FOREVER since I posted, but apparently the south doesn’t believe in reliable...

Jun 30, 2015 : Scribe
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

We continue to peruse all of the wonderful pictures from Instagram with the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and #AppalachianTrials and select a few of the best each week! This week we take...

Jun 30, 2015 : Kenny Howell
Thanks, AT!

Thanks, AT!

In the most wonderful turn of events that has ever occurred, I will be returning to the Appalachian Trail on July 11th.  Just call it yet another extension on my...

Jun 29, 2015 : Lara McLellan
Boiling Springs, PA to Fort Motgomery NY.

Boiling Springs, PA to Fort Motgomery NY.

Day 67 Only did around 14 miles out of boiling springs. This first spot is the Darlington shelter and it is supremely crowded. Several weekend warriors and right now,  A...

Jun 29, 2015 : Oliver Hudgins
Checkpoints and Celebrations

Checkpoints and Celebrations

Firestarter and I packed out a special just-out-of-town feast, a celebration for the celebrations to come: drumsticks, corn, and beer. We grilled it all up at the Molly Denton Shelter...

Jun 29, 2015 : David
Walking to Bland

Walking to Bland

Posted from Bland, Virginia @ 590.1 miles Days 71-74.  June 24 -28 Every time we leave a town and head to the next one, I wonder if I'll run out...

Jun 28, 2015 : Jeanne Church
Gear Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1

Gear Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1

I've slept in hammocks, tents, and shelters. I've shared a REI Dash 2.  I've caught some z's in the Alps Mountaineering Zephyr 3 up to 10,000 feet. When I decided to...

Jun 28, 2015 : Ashli Baldwin
I’m Going to Hike the AT, Baby!

I’m Going to Hike the AT, Baby!

9 months. 9 months until I embark on the journey of a lifetime. I could theoretically go through the entire gestation period of a child. (I promise that will not...

Jun 28, 2015 : Emily Holzhauer