230 Results for "connecticut"

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
Once More into the Fray: Hiking the Cohos Trail

Once More into the Fray: Hiking the Cohos Trail

"Hey, Erica," my boss started. "We've noticed that you seem a bit burned out. We're overstaffed for next shift so we're going to have you sit this one out." It...

Aug 18, 2018 : Erica Notini
We All Start Somewhere: Beginner Backpacking Stories from Experienced Backpackers

We All Start Somewhere: Beginner Backpacking Stories from Experienced Backpackers

When asked about their first overnight trip, your average outdoor enthusiast may describe a perfect weekend spent ogling dramatic landscapes and sleeping under starry skies. But what they may be

Aug 15, 2018 : Colleen Goldhorn
Walking North: Trail Legs, Family, and Hiker Funk

Walking North: Trail Legs, Family, and Hiker Funk

But their strength is the strength of numbers and of stubbornness and persistence; do not underestimate it. – Robin McKinley Bascom Lodge, Mount Greylock. With 11 states done, OneFoot reports

Aug 11, 2018 : Cheryl and Ray Galli
Finding My Rhythm, Discovering a New Normal

Finding My Rhythm, Discovering a New Normal

Greetings, folks! I'm writing today on Aug. 7, my 108th day on this epic journey. I've gotten as into the groove of things as possible, which on trail means being...

Aug 7, 2018 : Carl Stanfield
Thoughts Entering the Last 500 Miles of the AT

Thoughts Entering the Last 500 Miles of the AT

Less than 500 miles left in this crazy journey. Wow. Just wow! When you’re hiking through the woods day after day, you think a lot. I want to share a...

Aug 6, 2018 : Meredith Johnson