Congratulations to These Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!

It’s that time of year again!

Congratulations! Thru-hikers from all over are crossing the finish line. Whether you are a NOBO summiting Katahdin, a SOBO on your way to Springer, or wherever you end as a flip-flopper—we want to see your photos as you complete the accomplishment of a lifetime.

This week we are featuring photos submitted of those of you that have completed your astounding journey from early June through mid-August. We can’t wait to hear your stories!

Be sure to email your photos to [email protected] and include your trail name and completion date.

Trail Name: Baskets
Summit Date: June 27

Trail Name: Strider
Summit Date: July 27

Name: Cyrilia
Summit Date: July 2

Trail Name: Ace
Summit Date: July 27

Trail Name: Gator
Summit Date: July 14

Trail Name: Trippin
Summit Date: July 30

Trail Name: GrapeNut
Summit Date: August 9

Trail Name: Wild Thing
Summit Date: August 12

Trail Name: Blue Steele
Summit Date: August 12

Trail Name: Ravioli
Summit Date: August 18

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Comments 7

  • Bill Smith : Aug 25th

    I know for a fact three of them yellow blazed heavily.

    • Larry : Aug 25th

      I think people who yellow blaze should not be able to put down they thru hiked,unless they prove that they went back and finished the areas that skipped. Yellow blazing is not right. If you complete the hike and yellow blazed you should tell the ATC that you didn’t fully complex

    • Galia Goodman aka Quill : Aug 25th

      Hey guy: One word for you. HYOH.

    • Galia Goodman aka Quill : Aug 25th

      HYOH. Not your concern!

  • Raven : Aug 25th

    I think some people spend too much time hating on others.

  • Joshua (NatureBoi) Ciresoli : Aug 25th

    Congrats, Thru Hikers, on a hike well done. May you take the lessons you’ve learned with you and continue to walk in awesomeness. I wish I could have finished with you, but safety first as always. Best regards to you all and peace.


  • GrapeNut : Aug 25th

    I may be splitting hairs, but Blue Steele summitted on the 9th, with me! In fact, he took my picture.
    And while I did not participate in the yellow-blazing activities, why does it matter so much to people to try and take away such an accomplishment for these hikers? Why call them out? As long as they are not effecting your ability to enjoy your life, allow them to enjoy theirs, however they see fit.


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