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But why Pearwood?

But why Pearwood?

Pearwood? Warning. This is only tangentially related to thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. Sort of. Feel free to ignore. But folks keep asking me how I came up with Pearwood as...

Dec 3, 2020 : pearwood
Day Hiking – Staying Sane in Maine

Day Hiking – Staying Sane in Maine

  We all know how crazy of a year it’s been, I don’t think I have to go into any details about why. For me, and for many others, hiking...

Dec 3, 2020 : Kaylin
It’s Happening….

It’s Happening….

Welcome Hello everyone! For those who may read this and do not know me, my name is Jenny Bush and I am 23 years old. I am from the great...

Dec 2, 2020 : Jenny Bush
You Be the Chef: Dehydrating Food and Storing It for Your Thru-Hike

You Be the Chef: Dehydrating Food and Storing It for Your Thru-Hike

So, I'm no Bobby Flay and you don't have to be either. I just like to make things easier on myself so I can focus on the big picture. Below...

Dec 2, 2020 : Paul Madigosky
Thinking Things Through

Thinking Things Through

It has been a sobering couple of days Several things happened yesterday. My son of 45 years took his son of 11 years to the pediatric ED because son of...

Dec 1, 2020 : pearwood
5 Books You Need to Read to Better Appreciate the Outdoors

5 Books You Need to Read to Better Appreciate the Outdoors

I am a huge believer in the school of thought that you have to understand something to better appreciate it. Sure, you could just bumble your way into the wilderness...

Dec 1, 2020 : Paul Madigosky
An Introduction and Why I’m Hiking the Appalachian Trail

An Introduction and Why I’m Hiking the Appalachian Trail

I've hiked the Grand Canyon, throughout Coronado National Forest, through the Amazon Rainforest, and many other places. So, why a thru-hike? What am I getting from hiking, every day, for...

Dec 1, 2020 : Paul Madigosky
Introducing Pearwood on the AT

Introducing Pearwood on the AT

Who am I? I am a photographer, walker, and sometime paddler, a theologically-educated geek living in Rochester, NY. Once upon a time I was an Army helicopter jockey in Alaska....

Nov 30, 2020 : pearwood
Trans Continental: A Sober LGBTQ Thru-Hiker’s Introduction

Trans Continental: A Sober LGBTQ Thru-Hiker’s Introduction

Who Am I? Name: Lyla Harrod (she/her) Trail Name: Don’t have one yet! Age: 33 Thru-Hike Direction: NOBO Start Date: Late March/Early April 2021 Astrological Sign: Aries Favorite

Nov 24, 2020 : Lyla Harrod
Help Me Hike for Mental Health!

Help Me Hike for Mental Health!

Hike for Mental Health is a wonderful organization that I have partnered with because I believe in their mission and I trust their ethics.

Nov 20, 2020 : Wes Laudeman