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“Will You Walk the Whole Way?” and Other Questions

“Will You Walk the Whole Way?” and Other Questions

In just under three months I will be taking off on an adventure of my lifetime: I'm going to try to walk from Georgia to Maine.  Almost everyone I've told...

Dec 11, 2018 : Emily S.
How I’m Going to Hike the Appalachian Trail in 2019

How I’m Going to Hike the Appalachian Trail in 2019

Next year at the end of March I'll start a 3500km (2,180 miles) hike on the Appalachian Trail. The trail follows the Appalachian Mountains and I'll be walking northbound from...

Dec 11, 2018 : Camilla Krag Jensen
Celebrating Hiker Thanksgiving in Hot Springs

Celebrating Hiker Thanksgiving in Hot Springs

It was back in August when I first met Miss Janet, a well-known trail angel. Four other SOBOs and I were at Crawford Notch when she pulled up in her...

Dec 10, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
An Ending Worthy of an Epic Journey

An Ending Worthy of an Epic Journey

Friends and family, wine and cheese, single-digit temperatures, a soaking wet finish, and a raucous '80s dance party---it was an epic ending to our hike. Nothing a little wine and...

Dec 9, 2018 : Kreg Moccia
Soul-Searching as I Prepare to Thru-Hike

Soul-Searching as I Prepare to Thru-Hike

The Appalachian Trail (AT) has been on my bucket list for the past few years, but things never seemed to work out to pursue this bucket list item. I’d originally...

Dec 9, 2018 : Gerard Saint-Pierre
Courage to Hike as an Overweight Woman

Courage to Hike as an Overweight Woman

Courage to hike as an overweight woman happened two years ago, when walking upstairs or cleaning my house winded and drenched me in sweat. A medical condition, long recovered from,...

Dec 9, 2018 : Michele "Artemis" Rosa
Predictions for My Upcoming AT Thru-Hike

Predictions for My Upcoming AT Thru-Hike

With under four months to go, I have read so much about the AT that I'm going a little crazy with anticipation. I started a list of predictions for next...

Dec 9, 2018 : Katharine
Closure to My Hike after All These Months

Closure to My Hike after All These Months

I've been putting this blog off for a while. It has been almost four months since I summited Katahdin (Aug. 14) and it's time to bring some closure to my...

Dec 8, 2018 : Victor Hipcat Perrotti
Shoe Review: Xero Shoes TerraFlex

Shoe Review: Xero Shoes TerraFlex

TerraFlex or TerraFlop? Well, I guess it depends on what your use will be. I've been running in the Xero Shoes TerraFlex for roughly six months now and it is...

Dec 6, 2018 : Jack Paulk
Magic and Misfortune at Katahdin

Magic and Misfortune at Katahdin

After the 100-Mile Wilderness, I was ready to conquer Katahdin, but the trail had a few more challenges to throw at me. Here's the video of my last days on...

Dec 6, 2018 : Danny Strayer