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This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Jul 18, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
He’s Fine and so am I: Perspective of the Spouse Left At Home

He’s Fine and so am I: Perspective of the Spouse Left At Home

The following is a guest post courtesy of Jessie Wild. Have a story to share? Submit it Having said that, I always suspected that one day a big wilderness adventure...

Jul 17, 2017 : Guest Post
Planning a Thru-Hike in One Month or Less!

Planning a Thru-Hike in One Month or Less!

Many aspiring thru hikers spend years planning for their first thru-hike. I personally spent over 15 months planning for my 2017 PCT thru-hike. Unfortunately, an injury ended my trek after...

Jul 16, 2017 : Aaron "Sling" Owens
SOBO Step I: Getting Through the 100-Mile Wilderness

SOBO Step I: Getting Through the 100-Mile Wilderness

The 100-Mile Wilderness is famous for being the longest stretch of the Appalachian Trail with no real access to a town. Just past the southern border of Baxter State Park (BSP), Abol Bridge...

Jul 13, 2017 : Emily
My Night on Katahdin (Kids Don’t Try This At Home)

My Night on Katahdin (Kids Don’t Try This At Home)

So I spent the night on Katahdin. I really need to preface this story by saying I do not recommend this experience to anyone. It was by far one of...

Jul 13, 2017 : James Scott
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Jul 11, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
Meet The Hostel: Angel’s Rest Hiker Haven, Pearisburg VA

Meet The Hostel: Angel’s Rest Hiker Haven, Pearisburg VA

Name: Angel's Rest Hiker Haven Location: 204 Douglas Ln, Pearisburg, VA 24134 Phone: 540-787-4076 Website: Angels Rest Hiker's Haven, sitting 635 miles north of Springer. The tent campground,

Jul 8, 2017 : Bloodhound
Social Media & Learning to Hike Your Own Hike

Social Media & Learning to Hike Your Own Hike

We've all read the words thousands of times while perusing the various blogs put out by fellow hikers. They ring in my ears when I'm being passed by a faster person...

Jul 8, 2017 : Socked In
Starting SOBO: How to Get to Mount Katahdin

Starting SOBO: How to Get to Mount Katahdin

You are prepped, packed, and ready to start your southbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. You have researched every ounce and calorie, and you know that for the next five...

Jun 29, 2017 : Emily
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Jun 27, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy