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Rhode Island North South Trail: 78 Miles From the Atlantic Ocean to Massachusetts

Rhode Island North South Trail: 78 Miles From the Atlantic Ocean to Massachusetts

Basic Info Length: 78+ miles Location: Rhode Island, USA Trail Type: End-to-end Time to thru-hike: Allow about five days Scenery: The trail runs north from the Atlantic Ocean. It traverses

Jan 23, 2018 : Smokebeard
AT 7: Fall In Massachusetts

AT 7: Fall In Massachusetts

Fall foliage photos & one amazing video for Massachusetts follow this update Fall Continued... Last time I left you, my slightly intrigued audience, I had just finished Vermont and had

Oct 30, 2017 : Koty Sapp
Magical Massachusetts

Magical Massachusetts

Our AT journey has brought us through Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut, and we can say with some confidence that none of those states compares with how...

Jun 27, 2017 : Sierra Knotts
Chipping away at Massachusetts – a day by day account 

Chipping away at Massachusetts – a day by day account 

Several people have asked for more day to day details, so for this post I'm actually going to be writing each day and then publishing it at the end so...

Jul 22, 2016 : Stacia Bennett
Sweet Home Massachusetts 

Sweet Home Massachusetts 

We are now finished with Vermont and have moved into our home state. Vermont took us 11 days. We made two town stops, one in Killington and one in Manchester...

Aug 4, 2015 : George
A Guide to Pooping in the Woods

A Guide to Pooping in the Woods

This guide includes LNT instructions, the importance of monitoring bowel movements, the poop rating system, euphemisms for pooping, and the story of my favorite poop! Leave No Trace on

Jan 23, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Appalachian Trail Map: 32 Damn Good Reasons to Hike the AT

Appalachian Trail Map: 32 Damn Good Reasons to Hike the AT

The above Appalachian Trail Map was put together by talented designer, thru-hiker, and Trek Blogger AWOL's 2016 guide. Minor changes in landmark mileages are to be expected as the trail is...

Jan 19, 2018 : The Editors
Winter Peak Bagging Tips for Beginners

Winter Peak Bagging Tips for Beginners

Winter is not my favorite season, which is unfortunate as it lasts about nine months here in Montana. My primary activities include Netflix, complaining, and waiting for the weather to...

Jan 13, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
Call Me Smokebeard

Call Me Smokebeard

I suppose my fascination with backpacking and thru-hiking started  in the '80s, when as a Boy Scout I first heard about the Appalachian Trail.  The enormity of it, and the...

Jan 8, 2018 : Smokebeard
Shutterbug’s Favorite (and Least Favorite) Places to Stay on the Appalachian Trail

Shutterbug’s Favorite (and Least Favorite) Places to Stay on the Appalachian Trail

Note: The opinions in this post are completely my own and not that of The Trek.  In 2017 I hiked around 1500 miles of the Appalachian Trail. During that time...

Jan 8, 2018 : Kirsten Fraude