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Mom, Please Never Let Me Hike the Appalachian Trail

Mom, Please Never Let Me Hike the Appalachian Trail

“Mom, please never let me hike the Appalachian Trail. There will come a day when I will want to hike the Appalachian Trail, but you must not let me.” This...

Oct 13, 2018 : Charlotte Huebner
OneFoot’s AT Adventure: It’s Life on Steroids

OneFoot’s AT Adventure: It’s Life on Steroids

"You're out there for days, weeks and months by yourself where you have nothing to deal with other than your own thoughts, dreams and especially who you are as a...

Oct 12, 2018 : Cheryl and Ray Galli
The Comedown from Katahdin

The Comedown from Katahdin

It's been about a month since I finished my thru-hike. I've been wanting to write---wanting to put into words what it all meant to me, but I've struggled to pick...

Oct 12, 2018 : Audrey Payne
The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

Maryland (Sept. 12 - 13) 14 hours, 38 minutes The following will describe my experience as well as provide an additional five tips that may aid you in the Maryland...

Oct 12, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Celebrating My 1,000 Miles in Ten Pictures

Celebrating My 1,000 Miles in Ten Pictures

To celebrate the first 1,000 miles under my belt, I decided to pick ten pictures---five showcasing the beauty of the trail and five showcasing the funny, behind-the-scenes moments. If a...

Oct 10, 2018 : Allison DiVerde
Finding a SOBO Party on the Trail

Finding a SOBO Party on the Trail

After hiking the first half of the trail solo, I enjoyed a more social week on trail after crossing the halfway mark. Of course, my definition of a "party" might...

Oct 10, 2018 : Kreg Moccia
Privilege and Thru-Hiking: Food for Thought

Privilege and Thru-Hiking: Food for Thought

I've done a mountain of research in the past few months preparing for my March thru-hike start date. This research has allowed me to observe some trends in the outdoor...

Oct 10, 2018 : Phoebe
Stunning Views and New Friends

Stunning Views and New Friends

Hi, folks, for the second time this evening. It’s gonna be a shorter post  than usual, thanks to my previous post about safety on the trail. That means only 8,000...

Oct 7, 2018 : Ruth Morley
Here’s Why I Won’t Get Lost on the AT

Here’s Why I Won’t Get Lost on the AT

Recently, a woman from our city became separated from her daughter during just a short “walk in the woods” in the Smokies.   Like many, I was carefully watching the...

Oct 7, 2018 : Ruth Morley
Bad Case of the Pennsylvania Blues

Bad Case of the Pennsylvania Blues

Northbounders are susceptible to the Virginia Blues, and although my symptoms may be similar, I'm experiencing them in a different state. While it's not Lyme disease or a twisted ankle,...

Oct 6, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield