307 Results for "connecticut"

Appalachian Trail State Profile: Connecticut

Appalachian Trail State Profile: Connecticut

Connecticut is among the shortest sections of the Appalachian Trail. It stretches just 50.1 miles from Hoyt Road on the New York border (mile 1,457.6) to Bear Mountain at the...

Oct 10, 2019 : Kelly Floro
Connecticut! I Walked Home!

Connecticut! I Walked Home!

I think I started smiling the second I hit the Connecticut border and not sure I stopped all the way through. I hit the green Gateway to New England sign and...

Jul 6, 2019 : Kristen Fiedler
Connecticut: Must-See Day Hikes on the Appalachian Trail

Connecticut: Must-See Day Hikes on the Appalachian Trail

Connecticut's section of the Appalachian Trail may be short, but what it lacks in length it makes up for in diversity. In its 52 miles, the trail traverses everything from...

Mar 14, 2019 : Colleen Goldhorn
Connecticut: Short and Sweet

Connecticut: Short and Sweet

Connecticut (Aug. 20 - 22) Three days, 52 miles I had a bug stuck in my eyeball for half of Connecticut, so for that I am thankful it was not...

Sep 9, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Connecticut, Massachusetts: Gateways to the North

Connecticut, Massachusetts: Gateways to the North

Connecticut and Massachusetts were a bit of a blur, though both perfectly lovely states to hike through, and nice gateways to the north. Connecticut only boasts about 50 miles of...

Aug 7, 2018 : Audrey Payne
Heat Waves and Heat Illness in Connecticut

Heat Waves and Heat Illness in Connecticut

I just got back on trail from my trip to New York City and was still in a state of sensory exhaustion. It was turning toward July and a "heat...

Jul 5, 2018 : Ryne Tobar
AT 8: Connecticut… Connecting the Footsteps

AT 8: Connecticut… Connecting the Footsteps

As always, a compilation video and photos of the state follow this update! Connecticut In terms of miles, Connecticut, comprising 51 miles, barely makes an appearance on the 2189.8 mile...

Nov 6, 2017 : Koty Sapp
Pfft!  What was that?  Connecticut!

Pfft!  What was that?  Connecticut!

With only about 50 miles, Connecticut went by fast. It was a beautiful state with many gentle hills. A lot of up and down, but none of it severe or...

Aug 17, 2015 : George
Crossing Into Connecticut & Reflections On Our Home State

Crossing Into Connecticut & Reflections On Our Home State

Yesterday we crossed into Connecticut. We completed Massachusetts over 7 days, including a zero day at Upper Goose Pond.   Into Connecticut  Having hiked so much in Massachusetts,

Aug 12, 2015 : George
We All Have an Origin Story

We All Have an Origin Story

Mine begins in 1990, when I was just ten years old. My father decided that we’d kick off my summer vacation that year by going on a backpacking trip together,...

Nov 13, 2019 : Shepard