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New York City,Trail Town

New York City,Trail Town

Like so many other native New Yorkers, I live in metropolitan Atlanta, the economic and cultural hub of the American Southeast; in fact, its gateway to the world via Hartsfield-Jackson...

Jun 30, 2016 : Joe Schmidt
Dream come true

Dream come true

Sitting here on the deck at Qu's Whistle Stop Restaurant in Vermont soaking up the early evening sun on a cloudless day and it just hit me; I'm living the...

Jun 30, 2016 : Sara Ecay
How to Take a Zero Day in the Woods

How to Take a Zero Day in the Woods

We all know that thru hikers need to take time off in town for chores - laundry, resupply, stocking up on calories, charging up electronics - but what about a...

Jun 30, 2016 : Carla Robertson
1,800 miles in, still figuring it out

1,800 miles in, still figuring it out

A few days ago, something weird happened...we entered New Hampshire. How is it possible that we have already made it to the second to last state? It feels like yesterday...

Jun 30, 2016 : Mischa Egolf
Hello From The Other Side (of Virginia)

Hello From The Other Side (of Virginia)

Hello there old friends! We know it's been a while since we've posted a blog update, and that's been incredibly purposeful. We've experienced a wide variety of emotions, struggles, physical...

Jun 30, 2016 : The Stones
Love and the Appalachian Trail

Love and the Appalachian Trail

There's nothing quite like it. That mounting sense of excitement as years turn to months, months to weeks, and weeks to days. And then it's here. Your pack is ready....

Jun 30, 2016 : Bandit
Week 3: Dalton, MA to Bennington, VT (Mile 1568.7 – 1632.2)

Week 3: Dalton, MA to Bennington, VT (Mile 1568.7 – 1632.2)

MA & VT Mt. Greylock This was the first big* mountain I've climbed since I was living out Hudson's Adventure Island. At the Wilbur Clearing Shelter I saw Tangerine and met a...

Jun 30, 2016 : HaHa
Days 108 to 117: Kindness Changes Everything

Days 108 to 117: Kindness Changes Everything

Manchester Center, VT to Hanover, NH Highlights: Everything smelling like Christmas. Hitting the 500 miles to Katahdin mark! Watching the sunset from the Lookout shelter. Trail magic

Jun 30, 2016 : Lisa Maher
Episode #60 – Trail Days 2016

Episode #60 – Trail Days 2016

Here is our Trail Days 2016 wrap-up show. In this episode we discuss everything from the 10+ hours of footage pox has been combing thru from Trail Days 2016, why...

Jun 30, 2016 : Pox & Puss Podcast
5 Tips for Preparing to Thru-Hike the Continental Divide Trail

5 Tips for Preparing to Thru-Hike the Continental Divide Trail

The following is a guest post courtesy of Felecia Moran, aka  With hiking the Divide comes responsibility. Responsibility to keep yourself found! Although there are Johnathan Leys free map set and

Jun 29, 2016 : Guest Post