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Georgia complete, now on to North Carolina!

Georgia complete, now on to North Carolina!

Georgia portion, completed! Since my last post, I've completed the 78.2 miles of the Georgia portion of the AT, and am now working my way through North Carolina!  The most...

May 2, 2017 : Tom Rainer
Trail Update #5: the week North Carolina brought the trail magic

Trail Update #5: the week North Carolina brought the trail magic

Hiking the AT in North Carolina is a roller coaster - literally. So many ups and downs. So many unnecessarily steep ups and downs. Basically, the mountains in North Carolina...

Apr 18, 2017 : Shani Arbel
Into North Carolina

Into North Carolina

The NOC My friend Marcy texted me this morning. After some chit chat and apologizing on my part for totally forgetting to text her on her birthday, she asks me...

Mar 27, 2017 : Rhys Hora
Runner’s Foot Impaled by Intentionally Placed Nail on North Carolina Trail

Runner’s Foot Impaled by Intentionally Placed Nail on North Carolina Trail

Pinnacle Park near Asheville, North Carolina is closed after a runner's foot was impaled by a 4-inch galvanized nail intentionally hammered into an on-trail tree root. Area race director Brian

Feb 21, 2017 : The Editors
10 Undeniable Truths of North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail

10 Undeniable Truths of North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail

The Mountains-to-Sea Trail spans over 1,000 miles from the top of Clingman’s Dome in the Smoky Mountains to the highest sand dune on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. If...

Jan 29, 2017 : Sprout
The Beer Drinker’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail [North Carolina/Tennessee Edition]

The Beer Drinker’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail [North Carolina/Tennessee Edition]

Some may say doing a thru hike is like being on a very long vacation, but after a few days in the woods and as you’re approaching town, it can...

Sep 20, 2016 : Stubbs
Adios North Carolina

Adios North Carolina

Another state finished. After walking for days on the NC/TN border, I left NC for good today. I think it won't be long before I hit VA! View from my...

Apr 20, 2016 : Eva Briggs
An Overview of North Carolina’s 1,150 Mile Mountains to Sea Trail

An Overview of North Carolina’s 1,150 Mile Mountains to Sea Trail

While everyone else is getting psyched up to start their thru-hike, we are just sitting on cruise control…. we have about 175 days until departure. It feels like a lifetime...

Jan 26, 2016 : Yard Sale
Exploring North Carolina’s Black Mountain Crest Trail

Exploring North Carolina’s Black Mountain Crest Trail

The Black Mountain Crest Trail is renowned as the toughest trail on the East Coast. Why? In summary: Seven six thousand foot peaks in just under eleven miles. Hike North...

Dec 30, 2015 : Caet Cash
Shakein’ It Down In North Carolina

Shakein’ It Down In North Carolina

Shakedown (or practice) hikes are important for a number of reasons. First of all, they help you to learn what gear you need and what you can go without.  They...

Sep 23, 2015 : Kelly Souva