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[UPDATED] Man’s Death on AT In Maryland Ruled an Accident

[UPDATED] Man’s Death on AT In Maryland Ruled an Accident

The death of a man whose body was was found July 9 below Black Rock overlook on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland has been ruled an accident. Michael Joseph Mack,...

Jul 10, 2018 : The Editors
The Beginning – Starting With My Home State (Maryland)

The Beginning – Starting With My Home State (Maryland)

I decided to complete the Maryland section before embarking on my northbound thru-hike. I felt like it would be good training and a good gear shakedown, plus it would be...

Mar 1, 2018 : Erin
Rhys Treks the AT – Maryland

Rhys Treks the AT – Maryland

Howdy folks I've mostly made the switch to video from writing because I'm lazy and it's easier. Also, it's a bit more fun for me when I'm out there slogging...

Jul 30, 2017 : Rhys Hora
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
Maryland and the start of Pennsylvania

Maryland and the start of Pennsylvania

Back in the north. As you can see from the photo, I've left the south. And I've been blessed with awesome weather - sunny, not too hot, breezy, and mostly...

Jun 13, 2016 : Eva Briggs
The Times I Almost Quit but Didn’t

The Times I Almost Quit but Didn’t

The beginning was easy. It’s new, it’s exciting, it’s a novelty. There are times you have to work out different ways to use gear and how to hike, yet this...

Aug 13, 2018 : Jenna Petersen
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
Hiking with History on the Appalachian Trail: Civil War Corridor, Part 1

Hiking with History on the Appalachian Trail: Civil War Corridor, Part 1

“Any understanding of this nation has to be based, and I mean really based, on an understanding of the Civil War...  It was the crossroads of our being, and it...

Aug 3, 2018 : Hiker Historian (Trailname: “Double H”)
Froggy Flip-Flops the AT: Chapter One

Froggy Flip-Flops the AT: Chapter One

I stared up in disbelief. How the heck am I supposed to get up that? There were two huge rocks separated by a crack and stones in between that could...

Jul 26, 2018 : Sarah Southard
Own the Hot Flashes: Tips for Menopausal Hikers

Own the Hot Flashes: Tips for Menopausal Hikers

You may see them infrequently. You may wonder at their skill or endurance.  If you’re the average AT thru-hiker—young and male—you may worry about their safety and health. Don’t. Women...

Jul 26, 2018 : Ruth Nasrullah