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I Pooped in the Woods and Other Misadventures

I Pooped in the Woods and Other Misadventures

Hold on to your hats ladies and gentlemen, the third installment in my AT adventure is a big one (and it's coming from my cell phone)! Day 15: NOC to...

Apr 30, 2017 : Erica Notini
Angels and The Priest (4/30, 5/1, 5/2)

Angels and The Priest (4/30, 5/1, 5/2)

Day 64, 4/30: Punchbowl shelter -> Seeley-Woodworth shelter (25.3 miles) Pinata set her alarm for 6, but Rash and I stayed in our hammocks for as long as possible while...

Apr 30, 2017 : Snap
My First Week on the Trail: Embracing the Life

My First Week on the Trail: Embracing the Life

  Sometimes (a lot of times), this means embracing the suck. The first few days of this hike can really be summed up in an exchange I witnessed between a...

Apr 30, 2017 : Mary Meixner
We Summited Mt. San Jacinto!

We Summited Mt. San Jacinto!

A quick caveat to any readers using this as a guide for their summit attempt of Mt. San Jacinto; we completed our summit on the morning of April 26 and...

Apr 30, 2017 : Lisa Howatt
Rollercoastin’

Rollercoastin’

It started sunny and bright. I said my goodbyes to my mother and set off south on the bridge over the Shenandoah River. The "shame-down" at the flip-flop festival had...

Apr 30, 2017 : Ashley Hill
Small Trail Connections

Small Trail Connections

It's the end of week one and we've officially made it to mile 110, Warner Springs.  Adapting to life on the trail has been one of the quickest, most interesting...

Apr 30, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

'The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.' -Robert Burns You may not have guessed that's where Steinbeck coined his famous title from. You may also not...

Apr 30, 2017 : Casie Frederick
3…2…1…blast off.

3…2…1…blast off.

Welp. It's here. I'm gonna be hiking in less than 12 hours so, yes I should be asleep right now. I got a 20 mile day to Lake Morena tomorrow...

Apr 30, 2017 : Linnea Delucchi
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 3

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 3

Wrapping up the Smoky's After Frisbee's birthday shenanigans, we had to say goodbye to Peanut, followed by Pharmacist and Ears (who wanted to explore the US some more before her...

Apr 29, 2017 : Stubbs
Day 2  Hawk Mountan to Ramrock

Day 2  Hawk Mountan to Ramrock

The plan was to make it to Gooch Mountain Shelter, but plans are meant to be changed. It was a very wet night and I'm so glad I was in...

Apr 29, 2017 : Up-n-Ready