Blues Angels – Days 76 thru 80

Blues Angels – Days 76 thru 80

We were crossing some bog boards, I stopped for a moment and my mind wandered. The next moment I was laying on my side in the bog. Fortunately this was...

Jun 14, 2024 : Pot Luck
Day 4: SASH #9 Virginia – The AT Gets Real – No More Walking in the Park

Day 4: SASH #9 Virginia – The AT Gets Real – No More Walking in the Park

“All right, stop whatcha doin' 'cause I'm about to ruin, The image and the style that ya used to…” The Humpty Dance, Digital Underground I actually slept fairly well in...

Jun 14, 2024 : Rick "Quiet Man"
Doubt

Doubt

**This post is dedicated to the memory of Twinkle Toes, a hiker I met on Max Patch who unfortunately passed away at home a few weeks later. He was so...

Jun 14, 2024 : Liz
Day 60 – Pre-Stalin Russia Is My Current Companion

Day 60 – Pre-Stalin Russia Is My Current Companion

With perfect timing, the rain stopped at around 8:30, just in time for the warm bathrooms at the Pat Jennings Visitor Center to open. When the bus came, I said...

Jun 14, 2024 : Jen Brown
Please Give Me Fries With That

Please Give Me Fries With That

Actually, can I please just have one of everything on the menu?

Jun 13, 2024 : Dema T
What It’s Really Like To Flip-Flop the Appalachian Trail

What It’s Really Like To Flip-Flop the Appalachian Trail

In 2016 I fell in love with backpacking and decided to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. This decision triggered 18 months of obsessive planning, during which I thought and spoke of...

Jun 13, 2024 : Kelly Floro
Day 59 – The Pizza Shelter

Day 59 – The Pizza Shelter

Back on trail and back solo on the AT.

Jun 13, 2024 : Jen Brown
Time Off in DWG and First Month Reflections: AT Flip Flop Days 32-33

Time Off in DWG and First Month Reflections: AT Flip Flop Days 32-33

I take a long rest at the end of Pennsylvania and reflect on the first month on trail.

Jun 13, 2024 : Luke W
Last One to Katahdin Wins

Last One to Katahdin Wins

Day 204: 4,180 ft ascent, 5.2 miles I struggle to put words to the emotions I felt waking up at the base of Katahdin at The Birches shelter. On one...

Jun 13, 2024 : Courtney Branson
Vermont – Part 1

Vermont – Part 1

I am now hiking through Vermont, my 7th AT state with more than 600 miles behind me. The one-third completion threshold is on the horizon. Starting in Connecticut, I have...

Jun 13, 2024 : Doug Burns