Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: June 23-July 9

Congratulations to all of the early-bird 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you’ve added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to be celebrated. We’ll do our part by showcasing finishers throughout the season. This post contains finishers whose photos were received by July 9

Whether you’re NOBO, SOBO, flip-flopping, or completing your thru-hike after years of section hiking, we want to feature you. Send your finish photo along with trail name, start date, finish date, and any other relevant info to [email protected] and we will include it in our roundup.

March 1 – June 24

Garden State and Baskets
March 1 – June 25


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The Frubble (Front/Friend Bubble)
July 1

Members include: Scamper*, Comet, Dr. Thunder, Indigo*, Legolas, Physics, Classic, Flamingo, Starfish, Frosting, and Snow White.

*Scamper and Indigo started around Allentown, PA, and Indigo started in Bland, VA. Indigo plans to flip-flop this year. Everyone else started at Springer.

Dr. Thunder
July 1


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Resident Daddy (RD)
Feb. 24 – July 3


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Jan. 1 – July 4


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Comments 7

  • Ryan : Jul 10th

    Hooray Baskets and Garden State!!!

  • Robin Pierce : Jul 10th

    Brave and honest are thy Garden State and her beau Baskets ❤️

  • Justin Gregg : Jul 11th

    Congrats Legolas! Good to meet you and FlyBoy at Bald Mtn shelter and Uncle Johnny’s back in late March. awesome man!

  • TURKish : Jul 12th

    Thank you for the showcase! Congrats to all the other hikers making this epic journey! It was a pleasure to meet all of you on the AT. Happy trails! 😎🇹🇷

  • Sandra Lynn : Jul 17th

    Love Julie & Baskets! It was great to watch their journey!


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