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West Virginia & Other Things

West Virginia & Other Things

West Virginia (Sept. 13 - Sept. 21) 4 miles, 8 days I know what you may be thinking. It took you eight days to walk four miles, what are you...

Oct 17, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
West Virginia & Maryland: Must-See Day Hikes on the AT

West Virginia & Maryland: Must-See Day Hikes on the AT

With only 17.5 miles of the AT in West Virginia and 40 miles in Maryland, these two states are known for being the smallest on the trail. Their small size...

Jul 26, 2017 : Colleen Goldhorn
Early Leaf Peeping in the Dolly Sods Wilderness

Early Leaf Peeping in the Dolly Sods Wilderness

Fall comes early to the Dolly Sods Wilderness, a windswept plateau astride the Allegheny Front in West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest.  With elevations reaching 4,700 feet, the climate and

Oct 17, 2018 : Guest Post
The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

Maryland (Sept. 12 - 13) 14 hours, 38 minutes The following will describe my experience as well as provide an additional five tips that may aid you in the Maryland...

Oct 12, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Will Permits Ever be Required to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail? [AT FAQ]

Will Permits Ever be Required to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail? [AT FAQ]

The Trek recently introduced a new primitive commune with nature for those who hike it. Two major components of "The A.T. Experience" are the trail itself as well as the...

Oct 10, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Finding a SOBO Party on the Trail

Finding a SOBO Party on the Trail

After hiking the first half of the trail solo, I enjoyed a more social week on trail after crossing the halfway mark. Of course, my definition of a "party" might...

Oct 10, 2018 : Kreg Moccia
1,100 Miles, and Why It Doesn’t Matter if I Finish

1,100 Miles, and Why It Doesn’t Matter if I Finish

Hello! I’m Kreg (trail name Carrot Top),  a southbound thru-hiker on the Appalachian Trail. I’m joining The Trek blogging community halfway through my trip, so this is my first post,...

Oct 4, 2018 : Kreg Moccia
When a Thru-Hiker Meets a Hurricane

When a Thru-Hiker Meets a Hurricane

As I was on trail for a consecutive 74 days, it's been hard coming to terms with getting off trail. I was with Dreamer and Sun Chaser when we got...

Sep 17, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
19 Days of Intermission Featuring Florence

19 Days of Intermission Featuring Florence

On the list of displaced people from Florence, it is unlikely that Appalachian Trail thru-hiker might pop up. Yet, we are here. The trail, our home, is closed. We are...

Sep 16, 2018 : Clara Hatcher
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Pick Your Celebrity Thru-Hiker Fantasy League

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Pick Your Celebrity Thru-Hiker Fantasy League

Welcome to Mailbag with The Pursuit of Endurance is available now. Have a question for an upcoming Mailbag? Email [email protected] and we’ll pass it on. If your question is chosen for our next

Sep 12, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis