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In the darkness remember the light

In the darkness remember the light

The darkness is only a passing thing On December 18 I hiked the Kisil Point Trail in Letchworth State Park on a glorious day with lots of sunshine and lots...

Jan 7, 2021 : pearwood
How I Saved Hundreds on My AT Thru-Hike Gear List

How I Saved Hundreds on My AT Thru-Hike Gear List

As a brand new blogger for The Trek, I was so excited to use the gear list feature. I know I've spent many hours this past year diving into any...

Jan 7, 2021 : Nadia Fenay
Why I’m Hammock Camping On The Appalachian Trail

Why I’m Hammock Camping On The Appalachian Trail

This post details why I chose to go with a hammock over a tent and will address some of the drawbacks of my choice. If you're interested in using a...

Jan 7, 2021 : Wes Laudeman
Our New Year’s Approach

Our New Year’s Approach

An End and The BeginningWe could have chosen any number of places to visit in celebration of the new year but we settled on one...  the AT Approach Trail! Over...

Jan 6, 2021 : Chicken & Dumplin
65 Days and  a Wake Up

65 Days and a Wake Up

Life is about to change quickly and drastically.

Jan 6, 2021 : Chris Armstrong
If I try to beat the Appalachian Trail, the Appalachian Trail will beat me

If I try to beat the Appalachian Trail, the Appalachian Trail will beat me

For those of you that've been following me along since my first post. You will remember that I talked about three separate lists I have written in my journal. The...

Jan 5, 2021 : Wandering Geo
Bears Up Close and Personal – This is Not a Theoretical Discussion

Bears Up Close and Personal – This is Not a Theoretical Discussion

There are few topics that get people as worked up about on AT Facebook and other discussion boards as the topic of bears.  Honestly, discussions of subjects as inconsequential as...

Jan 3, 2021 : David Smith
AT Thru-Hike 2.0

AT Thru-Hike 2.0

As They Say, This is Not My First Rodeo In 2016, I made a thru-hike attempt.  It was the traditional NOBO from Springer.  I started on February 25th, a day...

Jan 2, 2021 : David Smith
Early preparations for the trails end.

Early preparations for the trails end.

It's not the beginning but the end. With starting a journey that will take me me roughly six months to complete, it almost seems pointless to think about the end....

Jan 1, 2021 : Wandering Geo
Happy 2021 – Year of My AT Flip Flop

Happy 2021 – Year of My AT Flip Flop

How I Got Here and a Quick 'Get Lost' to 2020 To tell how I ended up here on New Year's Day,  about 2 months from starting my AT thru-hike,...

Jan 1, 2021 : David Smith