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Shenandoah National Park: The Musical

Shenandoah National Park: The Musical

Day 72-80: Blackrock Hut to Harper's Ferry, 141.1 miles Public Enemy #1 Of all of the things in the woods to fear, I never thought a nocturnal songbird would be...

Jul 22, 2017 : Erica Notini
Katahdin: The Halfway Point for This Flip-Flopper

Katahdin: The Halfway Point for This Flip-Flopper

Good news all around! I survived southern Maine. I survived the 100 Mile Wilderness. I survived Katahdin. I survived Maine. Leaving the tough climbs of southern Maine was a blessed

Jul 22, 2017 : Mary Meixner
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 7

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 7

Destination: Pharmacy The antihistamines I took overnight helped prevent further swelling, but I still had a cankle. We passed by Shenandoah Mountain which was painted with a 911 Memorial Flag,...

Jul 21, 2017 : Stubbs
Changing Moods (July 20)

Changing Moods (July 20)

When I hiked to Harpers Ferry, a part of me lamented the passing of time and reaching the "psychological half-way point" already.  I lamented that the trip would some day...

Jul 20, 2017 : Katie Eckman
Salisbury CT (July 12)

Salisbury CT (July 12)

I am in Connecticut now!  It feels good to be up North, in states that I have never been to before.  Today I decided to spend a night in town...

Jul 20, 2017 : Katie Eckman
A Beautiful Night (July 9)

A Beautiful Night (July 9)

Have been hiking with a friend for the past few days- Astronomer.  This is a perfect example of how you meet people on the trail that you probably wouldn't connect...

Jul 20, 2017 : Katie Eckman
New York and Hiker Kindness (July 6)

New York and Hiker Kindness (July 6)

Tough hiking today.  New York is much tougher than I expected.  The trail is constantly climbing up and down small mountains, which is so much more wearing than climbing a...

Jul 20, 2017 : Katie Eckman
Mahoosuc Notch (7/14, 7/15, 7/16)

Mahoosuc Notch (7/14, 7/15, 7/16)

Day 139, 7/14: Gentian Pond shelter -> Full Goose shelter (9.6 miles) I woke up before 6am in my hammock after having a dream that I was alone trying to...

Jul 20, 2017 : Snap
Trail Honesty, Tough Terrain, and Tough Decisions

Trail Honesty, Tough Terrain, and Tough Decisions

I'm writing this post from a cute little hangout in Vermont. I love actually having a keyboard to type with. While I've started my latest post several times, I've found...

Jul 19, 2017 : Emily Elizabeth
Trail Update #12: and then there were three… (…states left)!!!

Trail Update #12: and then there were three… (…states left)!!!

Aaaaaaand I'm in Vermont, home of mud, black flies, Ben & Jerry's. But first, let me recap the last couple weeks: July 4 The trail rumors were flying about a...

Jul 19, 2017 : snapchat