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AT Days 94 & 95

AT Days 94 & 95

Cheshire, MA to Seth Warner Shelter, 21.5 miles  Fenway’s mom made a carb-filled breakfast to send us on our way with full stomachs and high energy. Most of the day...

Jul 11, 2021 : Max Kiel
Déjà Vu in Western New England

Déjà Vu in Western New England

One of the greatest temptations on the AT from the so-called "real world" can be found in Pawling, NY. In the midst of a stretch of farmland, the trail crosses...

Jul 9, 2021 : Austin Hays: Goblin
I Said, “Never Again!” in Maine, but I Was Only Fooling Myself.

I Said, “Never Again!” in Maine, but I Was Only Fooling Myself.

Two years ago, injuries and pain sent me home not so very far from a triumphant finish atop Katahdin, after three summers dedicated to the AT.  But now,  with a...

Jul 8, 2021 : Ruth Morley
Nero in Hot Springs, North Carolina

Nero in Hot Springs, North Carolina

The AT goes straight through the cute little town of Hot Springs, NC. Seeing these sweet little American towns is one of the many great things about the trail. I...

Jul 7, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
AT Days 91-93

AT Days 91-93

US Route 7 to Shaker Campsite, 17.6 milesThe community center is several miles away from the trail, and Jackrabbit and I knew it would be a tough hitch back to...

Jul 5, 2021 : Max Kiel
AT (The New Era) Journey Across 2016 – 2021 (The Tough Decision) Week 17

AT (The New Era) Journey Across 2016 – 2021 (The Tough Decision) Week 17

-Yellow Springs Campsite to Delaware Water Gap PA -   As the birds begin to stir, they wake us up at 530 AM. Stretching, keeping my legs flat on the...

Jul 3, 2021 : Chad Thome
AT Days 88-90

AT Days 88-90

Ten Mile River Shelter to Silver Hill Campsites, 19.1 miles I typically don’t sleep well in a shelter but this night I actually slept soundly entirely through the night. I...

Jul 2, 2021 : Max Kiel
Mindset Matters on the Appalachian Trail

Mindset Matters on the Appalachian Trail

I love typing up my daily journal entries. In fifteen years I will be able to remember the details of my thru-hike by reading these blog posts. I have started...

Jun 29, 2021 : Hannah Goodman
Southern Virginia is NOT Flat!

Southern Virginia is NOT Flat!

Through the first part of my AT hike I frequently heard “Virginia is flat.” I beg to differ! Southern Virginia offered some significant elevation challenges combined with onerous rocks! My...

Jun 29, 2021 : Kat Tracks
AT (The New Era) Journey Across 2016 – 2021 (Raging Porcupine) Week 16

AT (The New Era) Journey Across 2016 – 2021 (Raging Porcupine) Week 16

- Fayetteville PA Route 30 to Yellow Springs Campsite -   The first 2 days we have been hiking without much to see. Moving forward a few days going into...

Jun 28, 2021 : Chad Thome