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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
Trail Update: Front Royal Virginia to Carlisle Pennsylvania

Trail Update: Front Royal Virginia to Carlisle Pennsylvania

Day 63 (16.3 miles) Front Royal, VA to Dick’s Dome Shelter (Mile marker 986) After a hot breakfast in the hotel, I stepped across the street from the Quality Inn...

Jun 11, 2018 : (Champ) Dan Coy
Passing the Many Midpoints Along the AT

Passing the Many Midpoints Along the AT

I left Shenandoah and cruised headlong into Harpers Ferry, the spiritual or psychological midpoint. This is a few days shy of the numerical midpoint, which itself can be vague given...

Jun 9, 2018 : Ryne Tobar
Halfway Done…ish, with Virginia Behind Us

Halfway Done…ish, with Virginia Behind Us

1,000 miles hiked! No wonder our feet hurt. The scale of this journey is hard to ignore when you cross the 1,000-mile mark and still aren't quite halfway through. We...

May 22, 2018 : Sian and Dave
Rain Delay and Dangerous Flooding

Rain Delay and Dangerous Flooding

Well, the trail is always teaching lessons and the lesson we’re being taught on day one is adapting and being flexible. We made it across the Potomac River up to...

May 19, 2018 : Julie Wilson-Freeman
Best Places to Do Trail Magic on the Appalachian Trail

Best Places to Do Trail Magic on the Appalachian Trail

 The outdoor community has always had a way of attracting utopian dreamers, and the tradition of trail magic is perhaps the ultimate embodiment of the experience of the Appalachian Trail....

Apr 25, 2018 : Jessica Tinios
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