252 Results for "connecticut"

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 wilderness first aid course. I ran through the ABCs and SAMPLE acronyms, trying to note any relevant information. The Evaluation...

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
A Brief History of the Appalachian Trail

A Brief History of the Appalachian Trail

The history of the Appalachian Trail is as complex as its construction. The idea for the footpath was birthed by Benton MacKaye. In 1921 MacKaye made his ambitious vision public...

Jan 17, 2019 : The Editors
Why Hike? The Ultimate, Obvious Question

Why Hike? The Ultimate, Obvious Question

What in the world am I doing? Why hike is the most obvious question and yet is nearly impossible to answer. I'm a fearful creature who's scared of nearly everything,...

Jan 8, 2019 : Kristen Fiedler
Full Measure: The Road to Campo

Full Measure: The Road to Campo

April 11, 2017 I wake from a light sleep almost two hours before the alarm on my phone is set to go off. I'm not surprised by this. Anticipation has...

Dec 3, 2018 : Brandon Riesenbeck
When They Name the Wilderness: A Briefing on Toponyms

When They Name the Wilderness: A Briefing on Toponyms

When I was writing a guidebook to the 240-mile Trans Adirondack Route, History Inside the Blue Line and Place Names of the White Mountains and

Nov 28, 2018 : Erik Schlimmer