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Hi-Yo, Virginia! Away!

Hi-Yo, Virginia! Away!

Welcome to Virginia, for real! This near-150 mile stretch was a good one for us in many ways. For the first time, we did not have any deadlines or events...

Aug 16, 2019 : Kira Foxfeet Cotter
Dodging the Virginia Blues and More Than Halfway There

Dodging the Virginia Blues and More Than Halfway There

Virginia tends to be a love it or hate it state for many thru-hikers. The daunting number of miles that are ahead, the terrain, and the increasing heat and humidity...

Jul 16, 2019 : David
Verging on Virginia Blues in Vermont

Verging on Virginia Blues in Vermont

When northbound thru-hikers have hiked  hundreds miles north from Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, and are still in Virginia, some of them find that they have a case of the...

Jul 9, 2019 : Ruth Morley
How to Beat the Virginia Blues

How to Beat the Virginia Blues

Virginia has 556.2 miles in it. Being over a quarter of the trail, it has the potential to feel endless. This yearning to get out of endless Virginia has been...

Jun 15, 2019 : Kristen Fiedler
Virginia Today, Maine Tomorrow: The Flip Flop

Virginia Today, Maine Tomorrow: The Flip Flop

Last week we hiked through the Grayson Highlands, then spent Memorial Day Weekend car camping there with our friends who live in Washington, DC. On Monday they drove us up...

Jun 6, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
Massanutten Loop Trail: A 70-Mile Ridgeline Challenge in Northern Virginia

Massanutten Loop Trail: A 70-Mile Ridgeline Challenge in Northern Virginia

Nestled along a ridgeline in Northern Virginia sits a little-known trail called the Massanutten Loop Trail. The trail has great views that have to be earned by bursts of elevation...

Jun 1, 2019 : Chris Guynn
MATT F’S 2019 AT JOURNEY: WEEK 5 – We made it to Virginia.

MATT F’S 2019 AT JOURNEY: WEEK 5 – We made it to Virginia.

It's week 5 on the AT and I made it into Virginia. Stay in touch on Instagram. You can keep up with my playlist on YouTube. Want to get in on the...

May 29, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Sorry Virginia, but I Hath no Blues!

Sorry Virginia, but I Hath no Blues!

Week nine, days 58-64 I last left y’all on a post-zero day with a plan or perhaps a crazy scheme following a crazy weather system. We named it a weekathon---that’s...

Apr 23, 2019 : JC Van Etten
No Virginia, That’s Not a Wolf

No Virginia, That’s Not a Wolf

Common Loons are the siren call of summer and poster children to wilderness. They are embossed upon Minnesota license plates and appear on the eleven-sided, one-dollar “loonie” Canadian coin. They...

Apr 21, 2019 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Oh Virginia, You Have Continued to Maze Me!

Oh Virginia, You Have Continued to Maze Me!

Week eight, day 50-57 Day 50 started with the promise of legendary comfort food at Homeplace. AYCE, a hiker acronym for all you can eat, helped eased the early day...

Apr 17, 2019 : JC Van Etten