Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Aug. 27)

August is over but summit season isn’t! A huge round of applause for these brand-spanking-new thru-hikers!

Whether you’re going northbound, southbound, or flip-flopping, we want to feature the photo of you crossing the finish line! This week contains photos submitted by hikers who have finished by Sep 3rd, 2018.

Want to be included? Send your finish photo, trail name, and finish date to [email protected]

Trail name:  Beast
Summit date:  August 21, 2018

Name: Khalil Friend Karl

Summit Date: August 25, 2018

“I’ve done it! I completed my thru hike, and I’ve done it in 98 days between my college academic semesters.”

Trail Name: Detail

Summit Date: August 28, 2018

Trail Name: Sassafras

Summit Date: August 27, 2018

Trail Name: LIVIN

Summit Date: August 30th, 2018

Trail Name: The Revenant

Summit Date: August 30, 2018

Trail Name: Concrete Cowboy

Summit Date: August 29, 2018

Trail Name: Eleven

Summit Date: August 30, 2018

Trail names: BearMeat (left) and Clooney (right)

Summit Date: August 3, 2018

Trail Name: Silverback

Summit Date: August 30, 2018

Trail Name: Wheat

Summit Date: August 26, 2018

Trail Name: Red Stripe

Summit Date August 30, 2018

Trail Name: Ponyboy

Summit Date: September 1, 2018

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