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Why I’ve chosen to do an ultralite thru-hike

Why I’ve chosen to do an ultralite thru-hike

We'll get to my reasons, but first... A bit about me.   My Dad's pack and mine, before we set out. My name is Kai, I don't want to choose...

Aug 31, 2016 : Kai Meka
Episode 14: The Shifting State

Episode 14: The Shifting State

Ashland to Bend (Mile 1981) The Oregon trail started slowly. For impatient days we were still in the trees. The meandering trail in Northern California had trained us to expect...

Aug 31, 2016 : Maggie Wallace
Summiting Katahdin

Summiting Katahdin

Hi Friends, I've hesitated in writing this post for two reasons. 1) I'm too lazy and have enjoyed down-time. 2) If I write it, it's real. It's over. Adventure complete....

Aug 31, 2016 : The Stones
Embrace Change

Embrace Change

It has been almost 6 weeks since I summited Katahdin leaving behind my favourite white blazes. It came as no surprise to me that I felt a little lost and...

Aug 31, 2016 : Lisa Maher
Still Walking South

Still Walking South

Hello world. Pringles here. Grab your popcorn because I’m about to update you on the last 2 months of trail life. This blog is going to be different than usual....

Aug 31, 2016 : Ashley Schellhase
Congratulations to This Week’s Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 8.28.2016)

Congratulations to This Week’s Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 8.28.2016)

It's that time of year again! The time where thru-hikers are crossing the finish line; 2,189 miles of joy, blood, sweat, tears, and ice cream. Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is...

Aug 31, 2016 : The Editors
The Beer Drinker’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail [Georgia Edition]

The Beer Drinker’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail [Georgia Edition]

Some may say doing a thru hike is like being on a very long vacation, but after a few days in the woods and as you’re approaching town, it can...

Aug 31, 2016 : Stubbs
This Ticks Me OFF

This Ticks Me OFF

There's nothing fun, glamorous or exciting about TICKS!   I've been very careful about Where I hike of late because in Missouri in the summer, ticks abound! If you head...

Aug 30, 2016 : Up-n-Ready
How to Thru-Hike the Wonderland Trail (An Unconventional, Photo-Heavy Guide)

How to Thru-Hike the Wonderland Trail (An Unconventional, Photo-Heavy Guide)

In my last post- source) to create a new permitting software, so it's likely that this will look at least somewhat different moving forward.  I will update this section when the park...

Aug 30, 2016 : Zach
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...

Aug 30, 2016 : Kenny Howell