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Countdown Day Zero

Countdown Day Zero

It's Time to Hit the Trail On my countdown to my thru-hike today is day zero.  I will be stepping o

Mar 23, 2017 : Tyler Burnette
When I successfully thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, I will…

When I successfully thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, I will…

We don’t always get second chances in life, especially a second chance at an Appalachian Trail thru-

Mar 22, 2017 : Tom Willard
Tales from the Trail: Hiker Videos Volume II

Tales from the Trail: Hiker Videos Volume II

Welcome to our second installment of Tales From the Trail, where we post straight-from-the-trail (or

Mar 22, 2017 : The Editors
Powders and Potions to Round Out a Pop-Tart Fueled Hike

Powders and Potions to Round Out a Pop-Tart Fueled Hike

Heads up, nutrition sticklers! I can’t believe I’ve only got five weeks to go before I get on the t

Mar 22, 2017 : Deane Giordano
My Hipster Gear List: Hiking on a Budget

My Hipster Gear List: Hiking on a Budget

When it comes to choosing gear, some folks take the ultralight route while others take the ultra-plu

Mar 22, 2017 : Katie Sandage
Touched by Trail Angels

Touched by Trail Angels

About a mile or two from Neel Gap, we ran into Forrest. Hippie prince of the Southern Appalachian

Mar 22, 2017 : Jessica Tinios
“It’s The Deep Breath Before The Plunge.”

“It’s The Deep Breath Before The Plunge.”

Gandalf's words from Return of the King have never resonated so strongly in my head than they have i

Mar 22, 2017 : Amber Redfield
Let there be Blood (Mountain): My First Week on the Trail

Let there be Blood (Mountain): My First Week on the Trail

What an adventure this trip has been so far! I feel like a day on the trail has been the equivalen

Mar 21, 2017 : A.J. Matthews
A Walk in the Park – Yes Really!

A Walk in the Park – Yes Really!

BACK TO THE TRAIL ... ANY TRAIL ... PARK TRAIL WILL DO Life interrupted and so I took a few days

Mar 21, 2017 : Kate Stillwell
Neels Gap to Dicks Creek Gap Scorecard

Neels Gap to Dicks Creek Gap Scorecard

Hey all, currently enjoying a beer and recovering from the first real all-you-can-eat buffet experie

Mar 21, 2017 : Becky Booroojian