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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
As Hiker Numbers Soar, the Appalachian Trail’s Future Lies in Educating Hikers

As Hiker Numbers Soar, the Appalachian Trail’s Future Lies in Educating Hikers

As thousands of aspiring Appalachian Trail thru-hikers began their trek north from Georgia in 2019, they were joined by a new breed of hiker—trail ambassadors who serve as role models...

Sep 11, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Hiking Is Hard. Hiking Is Worth It

Hiking Is Hard. Hiking Is Worth It

In some ways, I feel like I have been preparing for the trail my entire life. Living in the mountains, I fell in love with the outdoors at an early...

Sep 5, 2019 : Logan Roark