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An Introduction Is In Order

An Introduction Is In Order

Welcome To My Little Space on the Internet  Hi! My name is Nancy Kinnaman (no trail name yet), and I am thru hiking the Appalachian Trail (AT) starting March 2023!...

Dec 1, 2022 : Nancy Kinnaman
Dis-Ability into Hike-Ability

Dis-Ability into Hike-Ability

12/01/22  AT in 23 even rhymes! It's been a challenging year. In Feb. of 2022, I fell, literally on my arse ending up in hospital, bleeding head, and no walking...

Dec 1, 2022 : Naomi Brown
Can You Even Walk, Dude?

Can You Even Walk, Dude?

Who am I?  Why am I doing this?  And, why can't I stop falling? So, Who Are You? I retired in 2021 from a career in the insurance industry.  I...

Nov 29, 2022 : Steve Sabin
Never Gave Returning Home a Thought

Never Gave Returning Home a Thought

Totally Blindsided by "Post Trail"  The first "30" days home has been a trip in itself.  August 26th is the day that I arrived home, home sweet home. Random thoughts...

Nov 29, 2022 : Laughing Loon
Appalachian Trail Prep: Affording Our 2023 Thru-Hike

Appalachian Trail Prep: Affording Our 2023 Thru-Hike

Welcome back friends! I doubt I’m alone in wondering how people afford a lengthy thru-hike... They say that it costs a hiker an average of $1000 per month to backpack...

Nov 28, 2022 : Laura Budde
Motivation Plus Inspiration Does Not Equal Pickleball

Motivation Plus Inspiration Does Not Equal Pickleball

Howdy I'm George and I'm excited to share my big 2023 Appalachian Trail adventure with anyone interested in reading. I'm 55 years old and live in Holly Springs, NC. I...

Nov 27, 2022 : George Preiss
Should a Dog Attempt a Thru-Hike?

Should a Dog Attempt a Thru-Hike?

My Conclusion The conclusion I have come to as to whether or not a dog “should” embark on a thru-hike is unsatisfying. It depends on the dog, and it depends...

Nov 26, 2022 : Hunter Walker
Warmer Days- Happy Thanksgiving!

Warmer Days- Happy Thanksgiving!

We hike over Fontana Dam, past the Nantahala River and have an amazing Thanksgiving dinner at Gooder Grove Hostel.

Nov 26, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

We walk through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park through frigid temperatures.

Nov 25, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
Lost Dogs, Lyme Disease, and Surviving the Cold Snap

Lost Dogs, Lyme Disease, and Surviving the Cold Snap

Shenandoah Let’s start at the very beginning…. About a week after I wrote my last post I hiked into Shenandoah National Park. After a strenuous couple days going through the...

Nov 25, 2022 : Althea Collier