Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Aug. 19)

August is coming to end but summit season is just getting started. 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 Aug. 28, 2018.

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

Trail Name: Ringo

Summit Date: Aug. 17, 2018

Trail Name: Hipcat

Summit Date: Aug. 14, 2018

Trail Name: Hedwig

Summit Date: Aug. 12, 2018

Trail Name: Snicker Bear

Summit Date: Aug. 13, 2018

Trail Name: Sharkbait

Summit Date: July 22, 2018

Trail Name: Bags

Summit Date: Aug. 16, 2018

Trail Name: Bo
Summit Date: Aug. 20, 2018

Trail Name: Knee Deep

Summit Date: Aug. 19, 2018

Trail Name: Sour Kraut

Summit Date: Aug. 25, 2018


Trail Name: Baloo

Summit Date: Aug. 23, 2018

“Devils Backbone glass traveled 1300+ miles in my pack from Virginia to Katahdin because of a $50 bet.”

Trail Names (L to R): Meatloaf, Rocket, Blink, Flip

Summit Date: Aug. 24, 2018

Trail Name: Knotty Boy

Summit Date: Aug. 26, 2018

Trail Names: Frick (right) and Frack (left)

Summit Date: Aug. 27, 2018

“Not sure of the actual numbers but may be the only set of identical twins hiking the trail this year?”

Trail Name: Rambo

Summit Date: Aug. 14, 2018



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