698 Results for "north carolina"

Jennifer Pharr Davis Opens New Store and Bunkhouse in North Carolina

Jennifer Pharr Davis Opens New Store and Bunkhouse in North Carolina

If you’ve been around the thru-hiking community for a minute, I’m sure you’re aware of Jennifer Pharr Davis. She’s an inspiring thru-hiker, FKT record holder, author, speaker, mother, and business

Aug 13, 2019 : Jenna Duesterhoeft
Happy Hiking In Tennessee and North Carolina

Happy Hiking In Tennessee and North Carolina

Tennessee/North Carolina (Oct. 21 to Nov. 10) 388 miles, 21 days  *The trail runs through this section in a complicated zig-zagging method between North Carolina and Tennessee as if only...

Nov 25, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Skirting the North Carolina and Tennessee Borders

Skirting the North Carolina and Tennessee Borders

I walked across Davenport Gap and out of the Smokies so I could both get away from the hiker-packed shelter and camp alone for a change. I found an old...

Apr 18, 2018 : Ryne Tobar
North Carolina and the Smokies: Changes in Altitude

North Carolina and the Smokies: Changes in Altitude

As I prepared for my hike, I read so much about how Georgia is challenging and how many people it takes out. I actually found the terrain to be pretty...

Apr 8, 2018 : Danny Percefull
Spring Is Slowly Blooming on the Trail in North Carolina

Spring Is Slowly Blooming on the Trail in North Carolina

Day Eight (15.8 miles): Winding Stair Gap to Cold Spring Shelter campsite. Got a fresh start this morning after a night in Franklin, N.C. Showered, fresh clothes, and stocked up...

Apr 6, 2018 : (Champ) Dan Coy
Surviving Winter in North Carolina

Surviving Winter in North Carolina

It was raining as I entered North Carolina. The moment would have been jubilant had I not been wrapped in my poncho, slogging through the damp to stay warm. Inside...

Apr 4, 2018 : Ryne Tobar
Appalachian Trail State Profile: North Carolina / Tennessee

Appalachian Trail State Profile: North Carolina / Tennessee

After leaving Georgia at Bly Gap (mile 78), the Appalachian Trail climbs and descends through North Carolina for 96 miles, hits the Tennessee state line at Doe Knob (mile 174), then...

Apr 3, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
North Carolina: A Not-So-Warm Welcome

North Carolina: A Not-So-Warm Welcome

I walked around the curving bend that snuck over the side of a mountain to see my AT partner, Lindsey (trail name: Dorothy), waiting for me at the North Carolina...

Apr 2, 2018 : Ashley Manning
Hello North Carolina!  Got any Sunshine to Spare?

Hello North Carolina! Got any Sunshine to Spare?

Two common phrases come to mind in describing these last few days on the trail.  “Embrace the suck” and “No pain, no rain, no Maine.”  But lots of rain, wind,...

Mar 25, 2018 : Cheryl and Ray Galli
Georgia complete, now on to North Carolina!

Georgia complete, now on to North Carolina!

I have finished the Georgia portion of the trail, and am now working on North Carolina. While in Georgia I established my trail name. It is Half-Full, based on my...

May 2, 2017 : Tom Rainer