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Pooping on the Appalachian Trail: Important Statistics from My Thru-Hike

Pooping on the Appalachian Trail: Important Statistics from My Thru-Hike

The following is a guest post by Brian "Slurpee" Garner. I believe that the best way to share the story of a thru-hike is with poop. There’s lots

Aug 2, 2022 : Guest Post
Excerpt from Her Hike: A Memoir by Jessica Chenard

Excerpt from Her Hike: A Memoir by Jessica Chenard

This is a guest post by Jessica Chenard. Her Hike: A Memoir launches on August 4th, 2022 and is available for pre-order now. Richard's spiral

Jul 21, 2022 : Guest Post
Travels with Dadhi: A Dream Reimagined

Travels with Dadhi: A Dream Reimagined

This is a guest post by Eddie "Leaky Boots" Lough. “Leaky Boots, you have to understand that in India, there is no such thing as knives,

Jun 3, 2022 : Guest Post
Top 5 Appalachian Trail Day Hikes with Unforgettable Views

Top 5 Appalachian Trail Day Hikes with Unforgettable Views

This is a guest post by Amber and Joshua Niven. Amber and Joshua are the authors of Discovering the Appalachian Trail, A Guide to the Trail's

Apr 12, 2022 : Guest Post
Rough Start to Your Thru-Hike? It Could Be Because of Your Diet

Rough Start to Your Thru-Hike? It Could Be Because of Your Diet

The following guest post was written by Terry "Finder" Rice. "The trail will teach you what you need to know." That simple truth was shared

Feb 16, 2022 : Guest Post
Hearing Gunfire on the AT Near Hawk Mountain? Don’t Worry, That’s Normal

Hearing Gunfire on the AT Near Hawk Mountain? Don’t Worry, That’s Normal

Imagine being a day into your AT thru-hike attempt. You are feeling free, disconnected from the world you left behind, alone in the woods with your

Jan 31, 2022 : Guest Post
Thru-Hiking? Here’s How You Can Donate Your Long Hair to Charity

Thru-Hiking? Here’s How You Can Donate Your Long Hair to Charity

By Andrew Miller - Metro on the Move. Whether you are a seasoned thru-hiker, about to begin your first long-distance hike, or just love hiking in

Nov 15, 2021 : Guest Post
Backcountry Campfires: A Relic of the Past

Backcountry Campfires: A Relic of the Past

The following is a guest post courtesy of Paul Magnanti of PMags.com. rel•ic rĕl′ĭk n. Something that has survived the passage of time,

Jul 12, 2021 : Guest Post
The Longest Trail

The Longest Trail

  The following is a guest post by Jonathan Horwitz. It originally appeared on USC StorySpace. In 1972, California voters mandated the creation

Jun 1, 2021 : Guest Post
Piestewa Peak is Getting Trashed and Gross

Piestewa Peak is Getting Trashed and Gross

The following is a guest post courtesy of Seth Landau. I couldn’t believe it. I’m looking into the wash off the parking lot at my favorite

Mar 4, 2021 : Guest Post