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Virginia Highs

Virginia Highs

Serendipity asked how I was feeling and if I’d gotten the Virginia blues. I haven’t, in fact I’ve really enjoyed the state. Mostly due to the amazing people with whom...

Jun 27, 2022 : Emily Rahn
From Neuroses and Anxiety to Routine and Monotony

From Neuroses and Anxiety to Routine and Monotony

I’ve been noticing some internal shifts. They happened slowly, then all at once. I love that quote, or misquote, from The Sun Also Rises. “Gradually, then suddenly,” is the actual...

Jun 27, 2022 : Wendy Boller
Well Hello New Jersey

Well Hello New Jersey

 Poison oak?  Just keep hiking After battling with poison oak off the trail with two Urgent care visits and a course of prednisone.   I realized it was time to...

Jun 27, 2022 : Laughing Loon
Saturday Scramble into Sunday Summit

Saturday Scramble into Sunday Summit

Our first day on the trail! In true AT fashion nothing went as planned. Our official start date is Sunday, June 26th!

Jun 27, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
Gearlist – Ultralight Hikers We Are Not

Gearlist – Ultralight Hikers We Are Not

We will not be confused with an ultralight hiker and likely not even those who consider themselves to be lightweight hikers.  Our base weights are around 20 pounds.  On his...

Jun 25, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
Week 17- The Vermont Mountains and 500 Miles To Go

Week 17- The Vermont Mountains and 500 Miles To Go

Day 113 During the night the temperature dropped into the 40’s and a light rain started falling. In combination with the loud wind this meant that I didn’t get a...

Jun 25, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Days 84-92 The Virginia Cruise Part 1- to Rockfish Gap

Days 84-92 The Virginia Cruise Part 1- to Rockfish Gap

The one thing Glasgow is missing but sorely needs is a breakfast diner. All good southern trail towns should have a place that serves biscuits and buttery grits. Alas, Glasgow...

Jun 24, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
AT Days 56-59: Moosilauke, Kinsman, Franconia and an unplanned exit

AT Days 56-59: Moosilauke, Kinsman, Franconia and an unplanned exit

I’d tackle some big peaks during this New Hampshire AT stretch until some frigid wet weather forced a decision about continuing on the high ridge.  Here’s the daily summary: Day...

Jun 24, 2022 : Scott Morrison
Six Weeks to Harpers Ferry

Six Weeks to Harpers Ferry

Day 36 I woke up at 6:00 in order to beat a rainstorm due in the late afternoon. I started the trail a little before 6:30, and the morning seemed...

Jun 23, 2022 : Chandler Sam
Ramble On

Ramble On

Being more than average. On the trail alone, I let my mind wander and think about a wide variety of things. I think about what I've done in the past,...

Jun 23, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub