Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: October 17 – October 30

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 October 30

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.

Howitz and Jozi
April 5 – September 5

“Interestingly for us, as South Africans, is that the origin of the word ‘trek’ is South African: mid 19th century: from South African Dutch trek (noun), trekken (verb) ‘pull, travel’

Puck Carrier
March 17 – September 22

March 31 – September 25

September 28

February 23 – October 3

Miss Frizzle
April 8 – October 5

Check out her blog!

March 17 – October 10

“My trail name is “Django” (after Django Reinhardt). My hike began at Springer on March 17th and I reached Katahdin on October 10th. Needless to say, it was an incredible journey and one I will never forget”

Hiker Dan
April 1 – October 13

Brightside and Squeaks
April 7 – October 17

Flip-flop from Harpers Ferry to Katahdin, then Harpers Ferry to Springer.

Burgers and Beer
April 29 – October 14

Flip-flopped from Harpers Ferry (April 29) to Katahdin (July 28), Harpers Ferry (August 8) to Springer (October 14)

Herby and Henrietta
October 14

March 21 – October 10

May 3 – October 21

June 22 – October 27

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