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Friday Five:  5 Things to Do 3 Months Before Starting

Friday Five: 5 Things to Do 3 Months Before Starting

Getting over my Planning Fatigue I went into a bit of a slump over the holidays as far as planning

Jan 20th : Deane Giordano
Just when I thought I was done…..last minute gear-list changes!

Just when I thought I was done…..last minute gear-list changes!

I am not ashamed to admit that I have very little backpacking experience. A year ago, I didn't own a

Jan 19th : Heather P
To Bring a Bear Canister And If So Which One? BearVault vs Lighter1

To Bring a Bear Canister And If So Which One? BearVault vs Lighter1

Bear Canister, no bear canister or which bear canister? Canister review and thoughts. So I have r

Jan 18th : Kristin Bargmann
A 4-Pronged Plan for Getting Myself (and My Sofa) Back in Shape before My Thru Hike

A 4-Pronged Plan for Getting Myself (and My Sofa) Back in Shape before My Thru Hike

I’m 15 weeks out from stepping on the trail and getting serious about my training plan. I’d been st

Jan 17th : Deane Giordano
A Collection of Post-Thru-Hike Thoughts

A Collection of Post-Thru-Hike Thoughts

I've tried to sit down and write this blog post at least five to six times at this point, but for so

Jan 13th : Puma
The Zillion Dollar Question(s)

The Zillion Dollar Question(s)

Dem Questions Almost everyone who knows I'm hiking the trail has asked me these questions repeatedl

Jan 13th : Emily Elizabeth
In Which I Reach Saturation in my Preparations

In Which I Reach Saturation in my Preparations

I have made my AWOL's spreadsheets tailored to my needs I have combed through the pdf version of

Jan 12th : EarthTone
Lists + 2

Lists + 2

I start this thing in 60 days. My brain feels a lot like my pack at the moment – disorganized, clutt

Jan 9th : Hannah Bosel
Tunes for the Trail: Making the Sounds as Epic as the Sights

Tunes for the Trail: Making the Sounds as Epic as the Sights

Does anyone else out there have a little mental soundtrack for life? I know I can't be the only on

Jan 8th : Heather P
Redefining my idea of success

Redefining my idea of success

My work commute each week has me on the road for a total of 435 miles. I live in the eastern panhand

Jan 6th : Anne Baker