Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Aug. 14 – 21
Congratulations to all of the incredible 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you’ve added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to be celebrated. We’ll do our part by showcasing finishers throughout the season. This post contains finishers whose photos were received by Aug. 21.
Whether you’re NOBO, SOBO, flip-flopping, or completing your thru-hike after years of section hiking, we want to feature you. Send your finish photo along with trail name, start date, finish date, Instagram handle, and any other relevant info to [email protected] and we will include it in our roundup.
March 9 – July 1
RD, Farmer, Catmando, Fresh Ground, Murica, and Frozen
March 2 – Aug. 7
Feb. 1 – Aug. 7
Feb. 27 – Aug. 8
Feb. 26 – Aug. 8
Feb. 24 – Aug. 8
March 11 – Aug. 9
March 29 – Aug. 13
March 29 – Aug. 13
Cheery-O, Junco, Fumbles, Wildcard, Bilbo, Ding-Dong, Reset
March 19 – Aug. 14
Ding Dong and Reset
@kleinerartist and @fliegenfischer62
March 15 – Aug. 14
The Malone Family
Feb. 28 – Aug. 13
Members Include: Sister Bunny (6), Wild Jay (8), The Sparkle Machine (11), HORSEPOWER (13), Sunshine, and Papa Bear.
The ATC said that Sister Bunny is the youngest female to thru-hike the AT.
Feb. 20 – Aug. 14
“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’ ”
– Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
March 20 – Aug. 15
Smash, Nibbles, and Radar
@jjshep004, @buffalo.pine, @danwindmueller
March 21 – Aug. 16
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