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11 Surprising and Controversial Tips for AT Thru-Hikers

11 Surprising and Controversial Tips for AT Thru-Hikers

1. Don’t carry full water bottles up every goddamn mountain. Drink at the bottom, where there’s usually a good source, then fill your bottles halfway. 2. Purell doesn’t kill noro...

May 25, 2019 : Will Krakow
These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Folks, let's get real about the AT: it's amazing. I'm more than 40 days and 400 miles into this journey, and I'm absolutely enjoying every minute of it. The list...

May 24, 2019 : Katy Amphlett
Julie (Garden State)’s Appalachian Trail Vlog #20: Smith Gap Rd to Fort Montgomery

Julie (Garden State)’s Appalachian Trail Vlog #20: Smith Gap Rd to Fort Montgomery

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May 24, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Julia’s Appalachian Trail 2019 Vlog – #14 Daleville to Waynesboro

Julia’s Appalachian Trail 2019 Vlog – #14 Daleville to Waynesboro

In this episode I set off for Waynesboro and have a wonderful surprise!! Check it out! Please follow along with my thru hike on here. You can keep up with...

May 24, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Chaunce’s AT Vlog #20: Shenandoah National Park

Chaunce’s AT Vlog #20: Shenandoah National Park

The Appalachian Trail from Waynesboro to Front Royal(mile 863 - 967). We enter Shenandoah National Park and slow down the miles as days of rain cause us to feel a...

May 24, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Trail Opinions and Projecting Your Personal Fears onto Others!

Trail Opinions and Projecting Your Personal Fears onto Others!

I was inspired by this article topic when for the third time that same morning a section hiker tried to dissuade us from our Lehigh Valley rock scramble ascent in...

May 23, 2019 : JC Van Etten
Mile 470 – Hardcore Damascus

Mile 470 – Hardcore Damascus

On Thursday we arrived in Damascus, VA, for Trail Days. Hiking in felt like a strange pilgrimage to Mecca. Section hikers flock to get a few days of hiking in...

May 23, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
Chaunce’s AT Vlog #19: Glasgow – Waynesboro

Chaunce’s AT Vlog #19: Glasgow – Waynesboro

The Appalachian Trail from Glasgow to Waynesboro (mile 786 - 863). We pass the Three Ridges and climb up The Priest and read the hiker logbook / confessional. We also...

May 23, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
How I Got My Trail Name

How I Got My Trail Name

Some trail names require explanation. Mine---Indigo---takes quite some time and a fair amount of abstract thinking to be understood. But the hiker who gave me my trail name has probably...

May 23, 2019 : Will Krakow
Solo, SOBO, and Only 17!

Solo, SOBO, and Only 17!

Just a little intro to me and my hike. I am 17 years old and almost graduated from high school. I head up to Maine one week post-graduation and will...

May 22, 2019 : Savannah Fredericks