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The Maryland Challenge Southbound

The Maryland Challenge Southbound

As if the Appalachian Trail weren't hard enough, many hikers seek out extra challenges to spice up their journeys. There are the classics, like Ten-Before-Ten and 12-Before-12, when you try...

Oct 27, 2018 : Red
The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

Maryland (Sept. 12 - 13) 14 hours, 38 minutes The following will describe my experience as well as provide an additional five tips that may aid you in the Maryland...

Oct 12, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
[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 Foxworthy
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
My Final Days on the AT; What’s Next?

My Final Days on the AT; What’s Next?

It's been a month and I'm still coming around to the idea that I completed my 2018 Appalachian Trail thru-hike. I started June 15 and finished on Dec. 12, a...

Jan 12, 2019 : Alexa Tubbs
From Source to Sea: A Hiker’s Guide to Long-Distance Paddling

From Source to Sea: A Hiker’s Guide to Long-Distance Paddling

When I thru-hike long-distance paths, I almost always experience solitude, beauty, and challenge, the three things that have me returning to the wilderness year after year.  But everything—even

Dec 23, 2018 : Erik Schlimmer
Maximal Miles in Minimal Footwear: My AT Thru-Hike in Barefoot Shoes

Maximal Miles in Minimal Footwear: My AT Thru-Hike in Barefoot Shoes

Over 2,190 miles of coiled roots, sharp rocks, loose gravel, thick mud, slick leaves, snow past my knees, sheets of ice, wobbly wooden boards, river fords, and seemingly never-ending climbs...

Dec 20, 2018 : Kelsy Filler