Thru-Hiking Culture

The AT Experience

The AT Experience

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FULL LENGTH DOCUMENTARY In 2014 I was working at a hospital in Key West F

Feb 16th : Reptar
Meet The Hostel: Greasy Creek Friendly

Meet The Hostel: Greasy Creek Friendly

One sunny cold February afternoon, I headed out through the lovely Appalachians to visit this lonely

Feb 12th : Bloodhound
10 totally normal things you do when you’ve decided to thru-hike

10 totally normal things you do when you’ve decided to thru-hike

*Depending on your definition of "normal," of course. While you’re driving down the road and yo

Feb 12th : Anne Baker
Trail Wisdom: Sayings, Proverbs and Mantras

Trail Wisdom: Sayings, Proverbs and Mantras

If a thru hike does nothing else, it gives you a lot of time to think. On any given day my thoug

Feb 9th : Bug Juice
5 hikers, 5 questions, 50 more days

5 hikers, 5 questions, 50 more days

50 days until I leave... As I'm (rather impatiently) waiting for late march to roll around, I decid

Feb 5th : Kylie Torrence
Story Time: Out of Paper

Story Time: Out of Paper

This is a work of fiction. Estimated read time: 17 minutes. Out of Paper He arrived to the beat

Feb 3rd : Jeremy Scroggins
Thru-Hike Follow Up: Miles and Days and Miles

Thru-Hike Follow Up: Miles and Days and Miles

As Hiking Season 2017 is gearing up, I've been in touch with a lot of prospective future hikers who

Feb 3rd : Nichole Young
Better Late Than Never: Starting a NOBO Thru-Hike in May

Better Late Than Never: Starting a NOBO Thru-Hike in May

Everything my fiancé Luna and I had read prior to setting out on the Appalachian Trail told us that

Feb 2nd : Paul Bronco Fuzinski
Meet The Hostel: Boots Off Hostel, Hampton TN

Meet The Hostel: Boots Off Hostel, Hampton TN

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Jan 30th : Bloodhound
Sneak Peek: 2016 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Stats

Sneak Peek: 2016 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Stats

There was a lot of talk this time last year about what to expect from a record-breaking 2016 season.

Jan 30th : Maggie Slepian