This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Time for some more of that sweet instagramy goodness to satiate your unquenchable hiker lust. If you’re sad you’re not out on the trail today just sit back and join the rest of the Internet as we live vicariously through our hiker trash brethren.

We peruse all of the wonderful pictures from Instagram with the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and #AppalachianTrials and select a few of the best each week to highlight for your viewing pleasure!

This week we take a look at photos snapped between 09/26/16 – 10/03/16.

If you would like your picture to be included, be sure to use the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and/or #AppalachianTrials (we give preference to this one). And follow Appalachian Trials on Instagram for even more AT love.

Goodbye summer, hello fall ?

A photo posted by Hikingmiles4smiles (@hikingmiles4smiles) on

What a view. #katahdin #at2016 #backpacking #appalachiantrials #theendofallthings

A photo posted by Joseph C-Lark (@joec.lark) on

There’s something undeniably independent about having your life on your back and a trail in front of you.

A photo posted by John Stephens↟↟↟ (@thathiker) on

10/3: Some of the greatest people that I’ve ever met. I’m going to miss everyone and all of the crazy experiences that the Appalachian Trail has brought me, but this trail is just the beginning for my trail adventures. To being hiker trash for the past 6 1/2 months. To living in shelters, hostels, motels, and under the stars. To the snow storms, the rain storms, and the lightning storms. To the bears, the deer, the moose, the Bobcats, the porcupines, and the little critters. To drinking muddy beaver pond water as a last resort. To the mice and squirrels who battle us for our food at night. To making room for 12 in a shelter meant for 6. To eating food wherever we can find it. To not showering for weeks. To sweating, to bleeding, to crying. To our packs smelling worse than anything. To all of the hiker shoes we’ve killed this summer. To our own FEET and BACKS and LEGS that we killed this summer. To shenanigans, to camp fires, and to all the different reasons we’re all out here together. To 2.189.2 miles. To every step. To living the best life out here. #at2016#appalachiantrail2016#thruhike#thruhiker#womenwhohike#adventureheroes#hikertrash#hikingtrash#scenic#beautiful#nature#mountkatahdin#maine#hikemaine#rei#optoutside#appalachiantrials#georgiatomaine#love#blonde#hikersofinstagram#100milewilderness

A photo posted by ↟TaylorRoseManson↟ (@at_khaleesi) on

Maine tried to keep us from leaving. #appalachaintrail #appalachiantrials

A photo posted by Rachel Young (@we_ryoung) on

A grey-jay taking flight from the peak of Mount Moriah. New Hampshire, USA. September 2016.

A photo posted by Katie Corlett ? (@katecorlett) on

Hide and seek in the Mahoosuc Notch. See the blaze to the left of @livewild_winston, he’s on the trail… September 2016.

A photo posted by KATIE ? LiveWild Explorer (@livewild_kate) on


A photo posted by Sarah Bee (@at_rigby) on

#atthruhike2016 #at2016 #appalachiantrail #theintentslife #nobo #appalachiantrials #whiteblaze

A photo posted by The*In*Tents*Life (@theintentslife) on

Be sure to check back next week for more of that sweet, delicious #Appalachian Trail Instagram goodness!

And remember if you would like your picture to be included, be sure to use the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and/or #AppalachianTrials (we give preference to this one).  And follow Appalachian Trials on Instagram for even more AT love.

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