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A Piece of Toast Hiked the Entire AT

A Piece of Toast Hiked the Entire AT

  I'm above the clouds. But this time I'm not on Mount Washington. Views from Mt. Washington I'm sitting on an airplane waiting to get back to my family. Yesterday...

Jul 31, 2016 : Emily Holzhauer
Pennsylvania is the Worst

Pennsylvania is the Worst

Hey friends! I

Jul 31, 2016 : Nichole Young
Hiking Ignorance is Not Bliss

Hiking Ignorance is Not Bliss

Getting soaked in Maryland Ever since I decided to embark on this adventure, I've been plagued with second thoughts.  Am I insane? Why on earth do I think I can...

Jul 31, 2016 : Gail Barrett
Hiker Box Diaries Episode 11: Dream Baby Dream

Hiker Box Diaries Episode 11: Dream Baby Dream

  "Dream up, Dream up, Let me fill your cup, With the promise of a man."-Neil Young Dream Baby Dream Okay California. This is one more song about moving down...

Jul 30, 2016 : Digger
Well the first days are the hardest days don’t you worry anymore…

Well the first days are the hardest days don’t you worry anymore…

It's June 16th 2016, 3 o'clock in the morning and I'm walking the streets of Manhattan with with some good friends. We all seem like the average tourists except me...

Jul 30, 2016 : Rebecca Hatch
1,000 Miles Later

1,000 Miles Later

Well, it's been awhile guys. It's been almost 1,000 miles since I've updated. Out here on the trail, time does not exist. Time is a measure of miles for some,...

Jul 29, 2016 : Puma
Snagging a JMT Permit: A Case Study

Snagging a JMT Permit: A Case Study

My phone alarm rings at 4:03 am and I shut it off quickly, not wanting to wake my friend and her roommates next to me in the frigid, non-insulated cabin...

Jul 29, 2016 : Sprout
Days 140 to 147: Don’t let your dreams be dreams

Days 140 to 147: Don’t let your dreams be dreams

Monson, ME to KATAHDIN July 20th. Mile 2189.1 I'm done. My last week on the trail felt like a dream. It was filled with waterfalls, swimming, beauty views, and lots...

Jul 29, 2016 : Lisa Maher
Trail Update: Days 12-14

Trail Update: Days 12-14

Day 12: July 26th Miles 114.5-126.5 We left out of Monson at a decent time, and the miles flew by. Before we knew it, we had reached the first shelter....

Jul 29, 2016 : Yard Sale
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Time for some more of that sweet instagramy goodness to satiate your unquenchable hiker lust. If you're sad you're not out on the trail today just sit back and join the rest...

Jul 29, 2016 : Kenny Howell