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Choosing A Life Well-Lived

Choosing A Life Well-Lived

I’m choosing to hike the Appalachian Trail... Life is all about choices! We are required to make choices every day. Some choices seem small, carrying very little existential weight. Some...

Feb 14, 2020 : Joey Santos
I Don’t Know About You, But I’m Feeling 22…Hundred

I Don’t Know About You, But I’m Feeling 22…Hundred

I’m going to thru-hike all 2200 miles of the Appalachian Trail, in 2020, at age 22. In the spirit of T. Swift, here’s a song that will be stuck in...

Feb 13, 2020 : Kathleen
My “Experience Wish List” For My AT Thru-Hike Attempt

My “Experience Wish List” For My AT Thru-Hike Attempt

We all have things we want to experience when it comes to new adventures. This is my biggest adventure and I want big experiences. Some of these are obvious but...

Feb 12, 2020 : Kayla Bold
I Just Quit My Job to Walk 2,500 Miles

I Just Quit My Job to Walk 2,500 Miles

It's go time. Feb 29=AT Thru-Hike

Feb 12, 2020 : Jacob Myers
Failure is Human.

Failure is Human.

It isn’t an easy thing to feel like a failure. And I do. All the time. I dare these great things, but I can’t do them alone and it never...

Feb 12, 2020 : Lily Matilda
Hiking with the Honey: Pros and Cons of Thru-Hiking with a Significant Other

Hiking with the Honey: Pros and Cons of Thru-Hiking with a Significant Other

Deciding to thru-hike is a lot like planning to go to school or switch careers – it’s a really big deal. So, what happens when you throw a significant other...

Feb 10, 2020 : Cassidy Camp
T-Minus 10 Days to Amicalola

T-Minus 10 Days to Amicalola

Excitement has officially turned into panic.  I board a one-way flight to Atlanta in ten days.  While over a year of planning is about to be put to the test,...

Feb 10, 2020 : Meredith Mitchell
Confessions of a Hiking Mom: Bags of Poop, Busted Shoes, and Bare Feet

Confessions of a Hiking Mom: Bags of Poop, Busted Shoes, and Bare Feet

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with my kids this spring will be an adventure. As I look ahead, I can't help but think back on some of the crazy adventures that...

Feb 9, 2020 : Kelly Hodgkins
The Great Escape from Monotony; Why I’m Walking to Maine

The Great Escape from Monotony; Why I’m Walking to Maine

Why Am I Hiking? Such a simple question to ask for an unavoidably complex answer. But first, let me introduce myself. I'm Wesley. I was born, raised, and have spent...

Feb 9, 2020 : Wesley Guillory
Zombies Don’t Thru-Hike

Zombies Don’t Thru-Hike

The safest place to be during the next ZOMBIE infestation will be on the trail ... because "zombies don't thru-hike".

Feb 9, 2020 : Dudley