Thru-Hiking Culture

Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations, you made it! Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers are crossing the finish line, and we cannot wait to hear your stories! Whether you are a NOBO, SOBO,...

Oct 16, 2017 : Ben Barrett
Best Hostel Meals on the Appalachian Trail

Best Hostel Meals on the Appalachian Trail

If you ask any hiker, there is always one topic that is constantly on our minds: food. When am I going to eat next? What food will I eat? How much...

Oct 11, 2017 : Emily
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Oct 4, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
Thru-Hiking’s Addiction: My Experience Going for a Back-to-Back Thru-Hike

Thru-Hiking’s Addiction: My Experience Going for a Back-to-Back Thru-Hike

The other day I was browsing through pictures a trail angel and good friend of mine posted on Facebook. This trail angel, Rob Bird, likes to help hikers any way...

Oct 1, 2017 : Michael Bullard
(Mis) Adventures of a Trail Angel in Maine’s Mahoosuc Range

(Mis) Adventures of a Trail Angel in Maine’s Mahoosuc Range

As it is often said by NOBOs: "No rain, no pain, no Maine."  I'm here to tell you that the pain does not stop at Maine—it only gets worse (for...

Sep 26, 2017 : Bloodhound
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Sep 19, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 9/18/17)

Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 9/18/17)

It's that time of year again! Congratulations! Thru-hikers from all over are crossing the finish line. Whether you are a NOBO summiting Katahdin, a SOBO on your way to Springer,...

Sep 18, 2017 : Ben Barrett
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Sep 13, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Sep 5, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Aug 29, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy