Aidan Tierney

Coming to a Trail Town near you soon! (Wear a mask. 2m apart) My name is Aidan/ Showstopper; I'm a 31 year old British guy from a town called Abingdon, who is struggling to recapture the adventures of an Appalachian Trail Thru Hike in 2019 by traversing the trails a little closer to home. Crushed by the mundanity of accounts assistant work, filled out with a covid cushion of inactivity, counting the days to safely hike again.

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Sweet (North) Carolin(a) – Neil Diamond

Sweet (North) Carolin(a) – Neil Diamond

A State of Three Halves North Carolina runs for approximately 314 miles through the AT. There are three distinct sections to traverse: From the

Apr 25, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
Georgia on My Mind – Ray Charles

Georgia on My Mind – Ray Charles

The Lead-Up to the Start My dad kindly drove me to Heathrow Airport at 5 a.m. for my 8:25 flight. I was concerned that the airline may question my

Apr 10, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
The Hike Before the Hike: The Journey to Springer

The Hike Before the Hike: The Journey to Springer

With only one week until I set foot on the Appalachian Trail it is fair to say that I have had months to prepare. At times I do feel well and truly

Mar 24, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
Collision Course: How the Appalachian Trail Met Me

Collision Course: How the Appalachian Trail Met Me

How did a Brit with little-to-zero interest in hiking end up on the Appalachian Trail in the summer of 2013 and how did that redefine everything he

Feb 13, 2019 : Aidan Tierney