28 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers You Should Be Following on Instagram

All of us Appalachian Trail enthusiasts are so lucky to be able to get onto social media anytime and have nearly limitless stores of information on the trail right at our fingertips. What better way to experience the AT secondhand than by living vicariously through these 2015 thru hikers that also happen to be bloggers here at Appalachian Trials?!

(Warning: This post may cause Cabin Fever. Proceed with absolutely no caution)

1. Lara McLellan

A photo posted by Lara (@laramc805) on

2. Cori Spruiell


3. Laura Houston

A photo posted by Laura (@laurasumayah) on

4. Sara Douma


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5. Stacia Bennett

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6. Mellanie Paredes


7. Erin Tate

A photo posted by Erin Tate (@humantoerin) on

8. Liz Kibby


A photo posted by Liz Kibby (@liz_kibby) on

9. Jena Campbell

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10. Courtney Hans


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11. Emmi Laakso

12. James Perkins


13. Chris LeBlanc

14. Jessica Georgia


15. Max Riederer

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16. Drew Bartlett


When I saw my first moose last summer! A photo posted by Drew Bartlett (@drewjbartlett) on

17. Michelle Hand

Morning run… And I turn around to see the sun wake up in the sky. #beautiful #love #running

A photo posted by Michelle Hand (@thehandddd) on

18. Andrew Christian Repp


19. Bryan Conley

20. Teresa Kuhlers Lindman


21. Julieann Hartley

22. Rachel Hoyt


23. Joseph O’Donnell

24. Hanleybadger


25. Kaili Ann Morgan

The one reason I’m okay with 15 degrees #frost #frozen #mothernature

A photo posted by Kaili Ann Morgan (@kailimorgan24) on

26. Jennifer Henderson Williams


Little McAfee Knob #appalachiantrials A photo posted by Jennifer Henderson (@jenlouhen) on

27. Andrea Davis

#appalachiantrail #maxpatch #tinyhiker #whiteblaze #proudauntie

A photo posted by Andrea Davis (@coolikeafan) on

28. Alex Newlon



29. Appalachian Trials

(Because we share the best photos from the AT!)

@tndirtbag found a brilliant system for avoiding the weather. Go above it. At Chattahoochee National Forest. #appalachiantrials

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Who are our other 2015 Appalachian Trail thru-hikers? Let us know your Instagram accounts in the comments below!

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Comments 4

  • Capt'n : Feb 24th

    Me too me too!! Starting march 6th! Instagram: @captn_greever

  • MaryChristine : Feb 24th

    Will be starting late may/early June in Maine heading South! @maryyychristine

  • Kate Balano : Feb 24th

    Hi – starting March 23 – Instagram @katebalano

  • Ryne Hambright : Feb 26th

    Starting from Springer at the end of March. Instagram: @rynehambright


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