Congratulations to This Week’s Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 8.8.2016)

It’s that time of year again!

The time where thru-hikers are crossing the finish line; 2,189 miles of joy, blood, sweat, tears, and ice cream. Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is a truly monumental achievement- and we want to showcase your glory right here on!

If you’ve completed your thru-hike, send us your Katahdin summit photos (or Springer for our SOBOs / wherever you end for the flip-floppers).  Email us your photos here and be sure to include your Trail Name and completion date.


Trail Name: Bookworm
Summit Date: July 1, 2016


Trail Name: Double Dip and Dirtface
Summit Date: July 19, 2016


Trail Name: Frodo T-Baggins – Youngest Diabetic to finish the AT
Summit Date: July 28, 2016


Trail Name: Big Fudge
Summit Date: August 7, 2016

Trail Name: Shao
Summit Date: August 8, 2016


A journey ends. . . . Final status update: States hiked: 14 Miles: 2189.1 Days: 134 Elevation gain/loss: Equal to climbing Mt. Everest 16 times Consecutive days hiked: 28 Cookies eaten: 1371 . . To everyone that supported me through this trip: thank you so much, I could not have done it without you. Whether it was packages sent to me along the way, coming out and hiking alongside, or even just passing along words on encouragement- thank you, you’re all the reason I was able to get through the low points and celebrate the highs. It’s undeniable that my friends and family are the greatest part of my life and I want you to know I am extremely grateful for that. Adios for now, Speedy Johnzalés #at2016 #appalachiantrail #katahdin

A photo posted by John Combs (@johnanthonycombs) on

Trail Name: Speedy Johnzalés
Summit Date: August 6, 2016


Trail Name: Green Hornet
Summit Date: August 3, 2016


It’s done! We’re thru hikers now #appalachiantrail #NOBO #appalachiantrials #at2016

A photo posted by Kelly Edwards (@kelly.edwards_) on

Trail Name: Kaboose and Sweeper
Summit Date: August 7, 2016


I love you guys! #appalachiantrials #appalachiantrail #hikertrash #georgiatomaine

A photo posted by fetterollie (@fetterollie) on

Trail Name: Cupcake
Summit Date: August 7, 2016


All done.

A photo posted by Andrew (@bemental) on

Trail Name: Gramps
Summit Date: August 7, 2016


Trail Name: Mismatch
Summit Date: August 7, 2016


Trail Name: Ladybird
Summit Date: August 6, 2016


Trail Name: Tarp, Statler, Bowler, Waldorf, Zataran, Quicksand, and Pinky Toe
Summit Date: August 5, 2016

AT Thru-hike from 3/18/16-8/5/16 #at2016 #appalachiantrials

A photo posted by tyvet (@tyvet) on

Trail Name: Sir Eats-a-lot
Summit Date: August 5, 2016

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