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Chaunce’s AT Vlog #19: Glasgow – Waynesboro

Chaunce’s AT Vlog #19: Glasgow – Waynesboro

The Appalachian Trail from Glasgow to Waynesboro (mile 786 - 863). We pass the Three Ridges and climb up The Priest and read the hiker logbook / confessional. We also...

May 23, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
How I Got My Trail Name

How I Got My Trail Name

Some trail names require explanation. Mine---Indigo---takes quite some time and a fair amount of abstract thinking to be understood. But the hiker who gave me my trail name has probably...

May 23, 2019 : Will Krakow
Solo, SOBO, and Only 17!

Solo, SOBO, and Only 17!

Just a little intro to me and my hike. I am 17 years old and almost graduated from high school. I head up to Maine one week post-graduation and will...

May 22, 2019 : Savannah Fredericks
Don’t Forget to Follow Some Blue Blazes in Life

Don’t Forget to Follow Some Blue Blazes in Life

“Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege.  Use it.  Dwell in possibility.”  —Oprah Winfrey As most of you readers out there know, AT hikers...

May 21, 2019 : Ruth Morley
What We Carry With Us

What We Carry With Us

Last week, I posted all about my gear and the things I need to be comfortable and survive. Today, I think it's time to share some of reasons I have...

May 21, 2019 : Susan
AT Part Five: Endeavor to Persevere

AT Part Five: Endeavor to Persevere

Bland, VA, to Bluff Mountain, VA Distance: 203.9 mi Total distance: 795.6 miles One-quarter of the Appalachian Trail runs through the state of Virginia. People often find hiking those

May 21, 2019 : Brian Kavanagh
Smoky Mountains, a Hiking Guest, and Overcoming the Mental Challenge of Bigger Miles

Smoky Mountains, a Hiking Guest, and Overcoming the Mental Challenge of Bigger Miles

Day 21: Fontana Dam to Mollies Ridge Shelter After a zero in Gatlinburg, Mike and I drove to Big Creek Ranger Station parking area on the back side of the...

May 21, 2019 : Jessica Luty
Mountaintop Camping, Rescuing Dogs, Roan Highlands, and Side Quest to Trail Days

Mountaintop Camping, Rescuing Dogs, Roan Highlands, and Side Quest to Trail Days

I'm constantly surprised by how much time begins to blend together after such a short time on trail. As I've continued to meet people who have been out here for...

May 20, 2019 : Christina Platt
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly! (Not in That Order)

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly! (Not in That Order)

Week 12; trail days 79-85 Last y’all heard from me I was rocking the ugly rocks of Pennsylvania. I ended up about 15 miles shy of finishing this state, before...

May 19, 2019 : JC Van Etten
Hiking to Heal: AT for Mental Health Awareness

Hiking to Heal: AT for Mental Health Awareness

Hi! Who Are You? Hi everyone! I'm Cassidy Camp, a 23-year-old gal born in Idaho, but I've bopped around between Washington State, Florida, and most recently, Ohio. I have a...

May 18, 2019 : Cassidy Camp