OneFoot’s AT Adventure: It’s Life on Steroids

OneFoot’s AT Adventure: It’s Life on Steroids

"You're out there for days, weeks and months by yourself where you have nothing to deal with other than your own thoughts, dreams and especially who you are as a...

Oct 12, 2018 : Cheryl and Ray Galli
The Comedown from Katahdin

The Comedown from Katahdin

It's been about a month since I finished my thru-hike. I've been wanting to write---wanting to put into words what it all meant to me, but I've struggled to pick...

Oct 12, 2018 : Audrey Payne
The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

Maryland (Sept. 12 - 13) 14 hours, 38 minutes The following will describe my experience as well as provide an additional five tips that may aid you in the Maryland...

Oct 12, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Celebrating My 1,000 Miles in Ten Pictures

Celebrating My 1,000 Miles in Ten Pictures

To celebrate the first 1,000 miles under my belt, I decided to pick ten pictures---five showcasing the beauty of the trail and five showcasing the funny, behind-the-scenes moments. If a...

Oct 10, 2018 : Allison DiVerde
Will Permits Ever be Required to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail? [AT FAQ]

Will Permits Ever be Required to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail? [AT FAQ]

The Trek recently introduced a new primitive commune with nature for those who hike it. Two major components of "The A.T. Experience" are the trail itself as well as the...

Oct 10, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Trail Correspondents Episode #14: Grouping on the Trail

Trail Correspondents Episode #14: Grouping on the Trail

In today's show, our hikers discuss the evolution of their hiking groups over the course of their journeys.  Injuries occur, people grow apart, paces differ, life happens.  You get to...

Oct 10, 2018 : Zach
Finding a SOBO Party on the Trail

Finding a SOBO Party on the Trail

After hiking the first half of the trail solo, I enjoyed a more social week on trail after crossing the halfway mark. Of course, my definition of a "party" might...

Oct 10, 2018 : Kreg Moccia
Privilege and Thru-Hiking: Food for Thought

Privilege and Thru-Hiking: Food for Thought

I've done a mountain of research in the past few months preparing for my March thru-hike start date. This research has allowed me to observe some trends in the outdoor...

Oct 10, 2018 : Phoebe
“White Blazes – Stories from the Appalachian Trail:” Q&A with Director Godfrey Torrance

“White Blazes – Stories from the Appalachian Trail:” Q&A with Director Godfrey Torrance

Why a person would quit their job, leave their home, say goodbye to their family, and choose to spend half a year backpacking the length of a long trail is...

Oct 10, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Stunning Views and New Friends

Stunning Views and New Friends

Hi, folks, for the second time this evening. It’s gonna be a shorter post  than usual, thanks to my previous post about safety on the trail. That means only 8,000...

Oct 7, 2018 : Ruth Morley