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The 100 Mile Wilderness

The 100 Mile Wilderness

Just saying the name of this section of the Appalachian Trail can be intimidating. The challenge is 100 miles of straight hiking with no hostel or hotel stops, no resupply...

Sep 19, 2021 : Kat Tracks
Trail Ramblings…from New Hampshire!

Trail Ramblings…from New Hampshire!

Random Trail Thoughts Heads up-these are ramblings. Might even sound like whining, but it’s not. Just thoughts. Thoughts about how different levels of acceptance are on trail versus ‘normal’

Sep 14, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Bay Circuit Trail: Thru-Hiking Boston’s Emerald Necklace

Bay Circuit Trail: Thru-Hiking Boston’s Emerald Necklace

I found myself in a strange headspace when I got home from my recent thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. I planned a month and a half long break from thru-hiking...

Sep 14, 2021 : Lyla Harrod
The middle states

The middle states

Since we are so far behind on our blog posting, we are going to cover a few states in rapid fire succession of highs and lows! New York (1368.7 -...

Sep 12, 2021 : Kara and Nick
I took a trip to Shaw’s – and committed to a Thru Hike.

I took a trip to Shaw’s – and committed to a Thru Hike.

A goal to hike the Long Trail, A world changing disease, and a HMG Windrider that doesn't fit quite right... Yeah, that's a pretty strange way to start a post...

Sep 10, 2021 : Pierce Kempkes
Green Mountain Mud

Green Mountain Mud

Pure dismay twists my face as I confront another sprawling puddle with no obvious rocks breaking the murky surface. A leap away, a fist-sized form with white flecks dares me...

Sep 6, 2021 : Shuping Liu
AT Thru-Hike Lessons Learned #2: Being Sober and Trans on Trail

AT Thru-Hike Lessons Learned #2: Being Sober and Trans on Trail

Here's my post-Appalachian Trail thru-hike reflections on being sober and trans on trail. I know my experience isn't universal, but if you are sober and/or trans and considering hiking the...

Sep 5, 2021 : Lyla Harrod
The One with Mighty Moosilauke [AT mile 1613.9-1803.7]

The One with Mighty Moosilauke [AT mile 1613.9-1803.7]

Day 129: 14.4 miles from Bennington, Vermont to Kid Gore Shelter (yes i hate the name too) Day 130: 23 miles to Spruce Peak Shelter Day 131: 17.6 miles to...

Aug 31, 2021 : Ann Marie White
East Carry Pond & 1000 Miles Hiked

East Carry Pond & 1000 Miles Hiked

We hit 1000 miles!!! I don’t think I can quite wrap my head around the fact that I’ve hiked 1000 miles. I am proud of those miles and also aware...

Aug 30, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
I Never Thought This Would End So Close To The End

I Never Thought This Would End So Close To The End

I never expected to go home from the trail so close to the end, but it happened. This is a brief telling of that experience, plus some of my favorite...

Aug 26, 2021 : Sarah Lesiecki