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AT 2022 Post Thru-Hike 10 FAQs

AT 2022 Post Thru-Hike 10 FAQs

Spitfire 2022 NOBO Final Blog Entry It's been almost 4 months since completing my 2022 AT thru-hike.  I have had some time and space to reflect a bit.  Also, I...

Nov 20, 2022 : Michelle Petix
Days 174-175 New Hampshire: Franconia Notch to Crawford Notch

Days 174-175 New Hampshire: Franconia Notch to Crawford Notch

Before I get into the hiking, I have to talk about the Old Colony Ski Club. It’s in Lincoln, New Hampshire, a teeny town at the base of the Whites...

Nov 20, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
I Finished the Appalachian Trail: SOBO Days 151 – 154

I Finished the Appalachian Trail: SOBO Days 151 – 154

You know, I never did take a zero day in a shelter on-trail. I guess there's no time like the present? Hurricane in the Forecast I left Neel's Gap on...

Nov 18, 2022 : Jana
Georgia On My Mind

Georgia On My Mind

A storm came in just in time for my departure of Franklin, NC. It wouldn't be the AT without a few days of rain during my last week on trail....

Nov 18, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike April 2023 – Our Journey Has Already Begun!

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike April 2023 – Our Journey Has Already Begun!

Hello Friends! My name is Laura Budde, pronounced "buddy." In April of 2023 my husband, Paul and I will embark on a northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail! We will...

Nov 18, 2022 : Laura Budde
Lessons for embarking on your first thru-hike from an ’80s rock band (???)

Lessons for embarking on your first thru-hike from an ’80s rock band (???)

Author's note:  This blog post builds off of some wacky thoughts I had in southern Vermont on Day 44 of my 2022 AT Flip-Flop hike.  At the time I made...

Nov 17, 2022 : Scott Morrison
Into The Great Smoky Mountains

Into The Great Smoky Mountains

We take two days off in Sevierville, Tennessee and then enter the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

Nov 17, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
A 5,000 Mile Failure

A 5,000 Mile Failure

A Missed Goal On February 13th I headed north from Springer Mountain on the Appalachian Trail (AT).  My goal was a calendar-year triple crown, or hiking the AT, Pacific Crest...

Nov 17, 2022 : Isaac Nesbitt
The Power Of The Mind

The Power Of The Mind

The problem, is that it might not go away. Instead, you learn how to manage it. Eventually you learn how strong you really are.

Nov 16, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
Max Patch

Max Patch

We hike out of Hot Springs into a winter wonderland. We see a sunrise on Max Patch and get picked up by Hayley's parents for 2 zeros!

Nov 16, 2022 : Eric and Hayley