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Preparing for the AT is for the dogs…

Preparing for the AT is for the dogs…

Being that our hike starts in a couple of weeks, I've been thinking back to last summer when I made the decision for Andi and me to hike the AT....

Mar 31, 2016 : Hollywood Coquito
Don’t let the hiking get in the way of the hike.

Don’t let the hiking get in the way of the hike.

With 3 states covered, over three weeks camped, 200 miles under our belts, and 30 plus pounds on our backs we can say we are hikers.  The last three weeks...

Mar 31, 2016 : Liz Schmitt
Welcome to The Culture Club

Welcome to The Culture Club

Day 7 and I made it to Hiawasee with the trail fam. We're all staying at the Budget Inn which is exactly what you would expect (thanks Ron Haven). But...

Mar 31, 2016 : Olivia - Blueberry
My First 10 Days on the AT

My First 10 Days on the AT

   Hey guys! It's been a very busy past few days for me and I'm finally taking a day off the trail to rest up and take some time to...

Mar 31, 2016 : Scotty Hayden
Food is Your Friend, but The Hikers are too

Food is Your Friend, but The Hikers are too

At the luxurious Hostel, Top Of Georgia, we were welcomed with a hot shower, clean laundry, and complimentary coffee that was brewed freshly all day in the living room. I...

Mar 31, 2016 : Dylan Siebenhaar
Who was the First Female Thru Hiker?

Who was the First Female Thru Hiker?

Perhaps you've seen this post shared on a hiking or camping Facebook page. With an audience of 45,000 folks and 33,000 shares, it has been spread far and wide in...

Mar 31, 2016 : Caet Cash
The First Week

The First Week

Update: wrote this post a week ago. Covers March 18-25 (miles 1-70 approximately)   My Dad and I have been on the trail for a week now, and so far...

Mar 31, 2016 : Kelly Edwards
Heading South

Heading South

Mom and I have made it to Georgia! It has been raining all day and when we pulled up the drive way to the Hiker Hostel the sun began to...

Mar 31, 2016 : Isabelle
Week 2: Hitting Milestones… Still a Mess

Week 2: Hitting Milestones… Still a Mess

Today I find myself hunkered down in my tent on a ridge near Cold Spring Shelter (just a days hike from the NOC) hoping to ride out these looming thunderstorms...

Mar 31, 2016 : Molly Bybee
The Top Eight Regrets of Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers – Food for Thought

The Top Eight Regrets of Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers – Food for Thought

The opportunity to take six months away from real life to attempt an Appalachian Trail thru-hike is a gift of which most people can only dream.  Open your mind to gain...

Mar 31, 2016 : Clarity