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Five Items that I Returned after the AT

Five Items that I Returned after the AT

The advice commonly given to prospective thru-hikers is that you must rigorously test your gear prior to an extended undertaking such as the Appalachian Trail. While that is certainly advisable,...

Aug 21, 2018 : Brandon Chase
We Made It! Exhausted, Thrilled, and Looking Ahead

We Made It! Exhausted, Thrilled, and Looking Ahead

Despite what the lack of blog entries suggests, our hike did not end in Virginia. In four and a half months (four months and 19 days to be exact), Lauren...

Aug 20, 2018 : Bryce Ingmire
Section Tested in Georgia, Then on to a Thru-Hike

Section Tested in Georgia, Then on to a Thru-Hike

Feb. 10, 2018 The forecast called for a mix of snow, sleet, and thunderstorms. All weekend. It was the last section I needed to finish my hike of the Appalachian...

Aug 19, 2018 : Ashley Samuel
Side Trip to a Crashed Plane on Mount Success

Side Trip to a Crashed Plane on Mount Success

The Appalachian Trail has been full of surprises so far. I was super excited to hear from a NOBO that there was a plane crash just south of the hostel...

Aug 19, 2018 : Allison DiVerde
Are the White Mountains Really White?

Are the White Mountains Really White?

Day 32: Mile 298.2 to Mile 309.6 Back on trail after a zero. I avoided pancakes this morning and opted for an Oreo chocolate bar instead. My diet sucks, I...

Aug 19, 2018 : Amie Spring
New Hampshire, in All Its Glory

New Hampshire, in All Its Glory

My last post was quite some time ago, but I've been busy walking, and walking, and walking some more. I'm currently sitting at mile 669, but before I get into...

Aug 19, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Finding My Trail Legs, Just in Time for the Whites

Finding My Trail Legs, Just in Time for the Whites

So much has happened since I last wrote. I’m in Caratunk, ME, and I’ve hiked over 550 miles. The honeymoon period has ended but every day is still a new...

Aug 18, 2018 : Paul Monsen
Changed by the Trail as the End Draws Near

Changed by the Trail as the End Draws Near

It's been a long time since my last post — over 1,300 miles to be exact. I'm not really good at writing out here. First, it was, "I'll write something...

Aug 17, 2018 : Fernando Rios
Summiting Katahdin, and the Start of a Big Adventure

Summiting Katahdin, and the Start of a Big Adventure

Alright, so you're ready to shove off on your big southbound Appalachian adventure, but how the heck do you get to Katahdin? There are a few different ways, but here's...

Aug 17, 2018 : Britt
Heading South in a Homecoming Trek

Heading South in a Homecoming Trek

Hey, everyone! The name's Brittney, or Red out here on the trail. I'm originally from Kentucky but have been living abroad for the past three years, namely in Mexico, Myanmar,...

Aug 17, 2018 : Britt