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6 Ways My Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Changed My Daily Routine

6 Ways My Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Changed My Daily Routine

Life is full of what I like to call “bullshit layers,” layers that a thru-hike can simplify and easily put into perspective. The trail reminded me to

Aug 28, 2020 : Guest Post
This Artist’s Illustrations Highlight Challenges Faced by BIPOC Thru-Hikers

This Artist’s Illustrations Highlight Challenges Faced by BIPOC Thru-Hikers

The following is a guest post courtesy of Marie Draws. Marie is a PCT thru-hiker and artist who is using her skills to tell the stories of

Jul 4, 2020 : Guest Post
I’m a BIPOC Hiker Taking on the Triple Crown

I’m a BIPOC Hiker Taking on the Triple Crown

My name is Gina Knox. I travel throughout the US to hike and photograph new spaces as a part of my commitment to physical and mental well-being and a

Jul 1, 2020 : Guest Post
Why I Started the Appalachian Trail Class of 2021 INCLUSIVE Group

Why I Started the Appalachian Trail Class of 2021 INCLUSIVE Group

Candi, 28, started The Appalachian Trail Class of 2021 INCLUSIVE Facebook group. Candi values getting lost in nature and helping others in

Jun 17, 2020 : Guest Post
My Tramily Gave Me the Confidence to Say “I’m Gay”

My Tramily Gave Me the Confidence to Say “I’m Gay”

Sean "Orange Blaze" Speckin grew up in Southern Maine, where he was inspired by his elementary school teacher to explore the state's beautiful

Jun 14, 2020 : Guest Post
I Am Not Just Another Hiker

I Am Not Just Another Hiker

Shilletha Curtis is a 28-year-old Black, queer New Jersey native, and a Rutgers graduate with a degree in social work. Shilletha plans on hiking the

Jun 13, 2020 : Guest Post
AT History Lesson: The Invasion of Hot Springs

AT History Lesson: The Invasion of Hot Springs

If you have hiked northbound on the Appalachian Trail, you will remember the views from Max Patch, the quickening anticipation of a town stay as you

Jun 10, 2020 : Guest Post
Antman in the Smokies

Antman in the Smokies

This is a guest post courtesy of AT Hiker Antman. Have your own story to submit? Send it here.  So there I was, wet behind the ears and full

May 4, 2020 : Guest Post
How to Sunrise Hike from Home

How to Sunrise Hike from Home

This is a guest post courtesy of Celia Binder OK, so you can’t actually hike up a mountain and stay home at the same time. Just wanted to

May 1, 2020 : Guest Post
Trevor’s Eternal Trail

Trevor’s Eternal Trail

This is a guest post courtesy of Doug Laher. Doug's son, Trevor, passed away on March 27, 2020, during his PCT thru-hike. Writer's Note:

Apr 1, 2020 : Guest Post