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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
Plan Your Dive, Dive Your Plan

Plan Your Dive, Dive Your Plan

At 6:30 a.m., the sound of the storm drags me from under the thin film of sleep I have struggled to wrap myself in all night. In my sleep, I...

Apr 19, 2018 : Evan Johnson
Trail Dispatch: Diamonds on the Soles

Trail Dispatch: Diamonds on the Soles

Author's note: All credit due to Paul for the title. Skip to the end for the audio. Awah awah aahhhh... This first report on my AT trek follows my first...

Apr 5, 2018 : Evan Johnson
Best Day Hikes in Shenandoah National Park’s South District

Best Day Hikes in Shenandoah National Park’s South District

The hiking landscape of Shenandoah National Park (SNP) is dominated by the Appalachian Trail. Like a backbone extending down the Blue Ridge, the AT runs the length of the park...

Mar 14, 2018 : Ken Nail
A Photographer’s Favorite Images From The Appalachian Trail

A Photographer’s Favorite Images From The Appalachian Trail

The 2018 Appalachian Trail hiking season is nearly upon us, and potential thru-hikers are setting off on an enormous journey. For me, having daily reminders of why I would even...

Feb 13, 2018 : Koty Sapp
Every Day There’s a Reason to Quit, but It Will Never be Good Enough

Every Day There’s a Reason to Quit, but It Will Never be Good Enough

Hello world! Don’t worry, Riley and I are still making our way to Springer Mountain. Since my last post the temperatures have been dropping significantly, which makes it difficult to...

Jan 30, 2018 : Kelly Ann Baird
Fear Is A Mirror – Behold Your Reflection Your Way

Fear Is A Mirror – Behold Your Reflection Your Way

Have you ever had someone or something really shake the ground you were standing on? Did you get back up? Earlier this year, I went on a day hike on...

Jan 18, 2018 : Erin