Short Detour to New York City!

Short Detour to New York City!

So, because we were so close to the city we decided to go do some urban hiking in New York City. We spent three days and two nights seeing some...

Jun 16, 2018 : Julie Wilson-Freeman
Great Barrington to Dalton, Mass.: Legendary Trail Angels

Great Barrington to Dalton, Mass.: Legendary Trail Angels

There are so many people along the trail eager to offer help it’s truly uplifting. In this last stretch we experienced a variety of trail magic from several trail angels....

Jun 16, 2018 : Paul Monsen
How To Train Your Dragon (Breath)

How To Train Your Dragon (Breath)

The rain seems unending. Shoes have been soaked and muddied. Rain coats have been packed in favor of just getting wet and dealing with it. Better wet and cool in...

Jun 15, 2018 : Bryce Ingmire
Day Eight: I Got My Wings

Day Eight: I Got My Wings

It’s 2018 and my 2nd annual section hike on the Appalachian Trail. I’m picking up at Deep Gap, North Carolina where I got off last year. That means this is...

Jun 15, 2018 : Josh Johnson
We Feel Bad for Pennsylvania; it Gets an Undeserved Bad Reputation

We Feel Bad for Pennsylvania; it Gets an Undeserved Bad Reputation

WE SURVIVED! I am very happy to be writing to you today from glorious New Jersey, having successfully left PA behind us, all bones and joints intact! But I think...

Jun 15, 2018 : Sian and Dave
Hating and Loving Pennsylvania

Hating and Loving Pennsylvania

It's been a few weeks since I left the state of Pennsylvania behind me. At the time, I hated hiking through the state and was very vocal about how I...

Jun 14, 2018 : Danny Strayer
The North Country National Scenic Trail Extension Plan

The North Country National Scenic Trail Extension Plan

The expansion of the The expansion of the North Country National Scenic Trail is slowly but surely turning into a reality. Where Will the North Country Trail Connect? The authorization...

Jun 14, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Possum

Possum

Jun 13, 2018 : Arthur Hamilton
Unexpected Detours and Fabulous Zeros

Unexpected Detours and Fabulous Zeros

Here it goes: Virginia Pt 2. I'm hoping to slowly but steadily catch up to the present here... Still really behind. This blog will cover my time from Pearisburg to...

Jun 13, 2018 : Ashton Rollings
The Crawfords: A Family of 8 Takes on the Appalachian Trail

The Crawfords: A Family of 8 Takes on the Appalachian Trail

On March 1st, 2018 Ben and Kami Crawford, of the Cincinnati area, and their six children, ages 2, 7, 11, 13, 15, and 16, set out from Springer Mountain, Georgia to thru-hike...

Jun 13, 2018 : Bloodhound