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AT Days 115-117

AT Days 115-117

Lost Pond to Rattle River Shelter, 18.5 miles Before falling asleep last night, I checked the weather report for the area and was happy to see a "zero percent chance...

Aug 12, 2021 : Max Kiel
Starting SOBO, sort of.

Starting SOBO, sort of.

Hello! My name is Shuping but most on the trail call me Mr. Clean (I’ll get to that later).  I applied to be a blogger a week before my start...

Aug 10, 2021 : Shuping Liu
NoBo’s turned SoBo’s…we flipped!

NoBo’s turned SoBo’s…we flipped!

Flip-Floppin! After leaving Blacksburg, Snacks and I made the call just South of Waynesboro, VA to flip up to Maine. I left flip-flopping open as an option before I started...

Aug 10, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Home Sweet Home Virginia!

Home Sweet Home Virginia!

Virginia…Blues… It’s well known on trail that the Virginia Blues are a thing for AT thru-hikers. The AT in Virginia covers over 550 miles, that’s more than any other state...

Aug 9, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
We’re Cloudbusting!

We’re Cloudbusting!

Listen, I know I can't categorize myself as a NOBO. I reach the northern terminus of the trail, I'm only halfway done. It's definitely not the same thing as starting...

Aug 7, 2021 : Austin Hays: Goblin
In A Big Country: The White Mountains

In A Big Country: The White Mountains

I sat on the couch of the Hanover Adventure Tours hostel in Norwich, VT. In theory, I should have been excited: I was over halfway from Harper's Ferry to Katahdin,...

Aug 6, 2021 : Austin Hays: Goblin
The Presidential Range: AT Days 111-114

The Presidential Range: AT Days 111-114

Zeacliff Pond to Nauman Tentsites, 16.3 miles Jackrabbit and I were awake early, ready for yet again another long day in the mountains. A steep descent down to Zealand Falls...

Aug 4, 2021 : Max Kiel
The One where I Finally Leave Pennsylvania [AT mile 1246.4-1386.7]

The One where I Finally Leave Pennsylvania [AT mile 1246.4-1386.7]

Day 103: 12.7 miles from PA 309 to George Outerbridge Shelter Day 104: 16.9 miles to Leroy A. Smith Shelter Day 105: 13.7 miles to Kirkridge Shelter Day 106: 6.4...

Jul 30, 2021 : Ann Marie White
WV, MD, & PA

WV, MD, & PA

Farewell, Virginia After saying a somewhat reluctant goodbye to my parents, we set forth to leave Virginia once and for all. Jet Pack had new trekking poles waiting for him...

Jul 29, 2021 : Kara and Nick
AT Days 109 & 110

AT Days 109 & 110

Kinsman Notch to Franconia Notch, 15.5 miles A 70 degree and sunny day greeted me for my first full day of hiking in the White Mountains. I was back at...

Jul 29, 2021 : Max Kiel