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Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of November 29

Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of November 29

Look at all these beautiful people! It warms the heart to see so many intrepid hikers braving every torrential thunderstorm, hand-over-foot climb, and national park crowd to finish the AT....

Nov 30, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell
Appalachian Trail Resupply Points

Appalachian Trail Resupply Points

Comprehensive list of the best resupply points on the A.T. including NOBO mile markers, links, phone numbers, etc. Downloadable PDF copy is available. Great supplement to AWOL's A.T. guide. Cheers!

Nov 24, 2021 : Clarity
The Best and Worst Gear from My 2021 AT Thru-Hike (Non-Ultralight and Petite-Friendly)

The Best and Worst Gear from My 2021 AT Thru-Hike (Non-Ultralight and Petite-Friendly)

I am 5'1", 100 pounds soaking wet, and definitely not an ultralighter. I have nothing against ultralighters, but for my Appalachian Trail thru-hike this year, I was not among their...

Nov 23, 2021 : Ann Marie White
Appalachian Trail Hiker Killed At Palisades Parkway Road Crossing

Appalachian Trail Hiker Killed At Palisades Parkway Road Crossing

A hiker was killed while crossing the Palisades Parkway on the New York section of the Appalachian Trail earlier this week. 66-year-old Galina Surman was enjoying a day on the...

Nov 17, 2021 : Colleen Goldhorn
Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of November 15

Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of November 15

Look at all these beautiful people! It warms the heart to see so many intrepid hikers braving every torrential thunderstorm, hand-over-foot climb, and national park crowd to finish the AT....

Nov 16, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell
Pics Or It Didn’t Happen: Is Social Media Ruining Thru-Hiking?

Pics Or It Didn’t Happen: Is Social Media Ruining Thru-Hiking?

You have been envisioning the beautiful summit photo to post on Instagram for the majority of the day, and the ascent was fueled by brainstorming the perfect caption. Maybe you...

Nov 11, 2021 : Anna McKinney
Walking Distance #19 | Walking Toward Peace ft. Cindy Ross & Travis Johnston

Walking Distance #19 | Walking Toward Peace ft. Cindy Ross & Travis Johnston

In this episode of Walking Distance presented by The Trek and hosted by Blissful Hiker (Alison Young), we are joined by Cindy Ross, a Triple-Crowner, writer, artist and speaker, and...

Nov 9, 2021 : Jackie Marusiak
Nimblewill Nomad, 83, Just Became the Oldest Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker

Nimblewill Nomad, 83, Just Became the Oldest Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker

Meredith "Sunny" Eberhart, 83—better known as the Nimblewill Nomad—has become the oldest person ever to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. He finished his flip-flop hike on Sunday, November 7th, in

Nov 8, 2021 : Kelly Floro
Top 5 Fearmongered Sections of the Appalachian Trail (and Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Them)

Top 5 Fearmongered Sections of the Appalachian Trail (and Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Them)

fearmongering: the action of intentionally trying to make people afraid of something when this is not necessary or reasonable (from dictionary.cambridge.org). There is so much

Nov 3, 2021 : Ann Marie White
Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of November 1

Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of November 1

Look at all these beautiful people! It warms the heart to see so many intrepid hikers braving every torrential thunderstorm, hand-over-foot climb, and national park crowd to finish the AT....

Nov 2, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell