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Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

What one AT thru-hiker carried between 3/26/2017 and 9/5/2017. Initial AT Gear List: (60L(33#) Amicalola Falls) I went through so much gear for many reasons a post-hike pack load video

Sep 21, 2017 : Chris G.
AMC and My Experience in The Whites

AMC and My Experience in The Whites

A New Kind of Beautiful Trail Feed Me! Leftovers holds an unpleasant, almost peasant, vernacular, but the food is cooked, prepared and delicious. Oftentimes, it's a literal buffet. While

Sep 20, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Hiking South for the Winter: A Glimpse Into the Mind of a Potential Nut-Case

Hiking South for the Winter: A Glimpse Into the Mind of a Potential Nut-Case

Origin of Insanity It's only crazy until it becomes a reality One year, seven months, and one day ago I went on my first backpacking trip for my 23rd birthday....

Sep 19, 2017 : Kelly Ann Baird
Why I Should Not Hike the Appalachian Trail

Why I Should Not Hike the Appalachian Trail

I know, I know. Why start with something so negative? Well, I just need to air out all my doubts and all the doubts that other people have about this...

Sep 19, 2017 : Esther Burghouwt
AT Brief: On My Own (Finally!)

AT Brief: On My Own (Finally!)

Let's Chat I love chatting. Any money I've ever earned has been a direct result of chatting, be it about food, wine, English or Global History. Hundreds upon hundreds of...

Sep 19, 2017 : LilyMG
I Walked 1,000 Miles: An Open Letter To The Proclaimers

I Walked 1,000 Miles: An Open Letter To The Proclaimers

Dear Charlie and Craig, In March 2017 I set out to hike as much of the Appalachian Trail as I possibly could. I quickly realized this meant accomplishing something you...

Sep 19, 2017 : Therese Masotta
What Sticks with Me from this Journey (September 18)

What Sticks with Me from this Journey (September 18)

This trip lasted five months, but I feel as if the trip was a small lifetime, so full of new sights, friendships, and adventures.  What a rich experience!  These are...

Sep 18, 2017 : Katie Eckman
Mile 1891.8 – Mile 2075.3

Mile 1891.8 – Mile 2075.3

Mile 1905.8 Today was pretty rough. I left the hostel in the rain and the rain didn't stop all day. The boards that go over the bogs are getting worse....

Sep 18, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Three Reasons I’m Thru-Hiking the AT

Three Reasons I’m Thru-Hiking the AT

Hi everyone. Soon enough I’ll be babbling on semi-incoherently about gear, and likely a year from now you’ll all be sick to death of reading my posts. But for the...

Sep 18, 2017 : Kate Mueller
Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 9/18/17)

Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 9/18/17)

It's that time of year again! Congratulations! Thru-hikers from all over are crossing the finish line. Whether you are a NOBO summiting Katahdin, a SOBO on your way to Springer,...

Sep 18, 2017 : Ben Barrett