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Professor Hardcore’s 28-Year Appalachian Trail Section Hike

Professor Hardcore’s 28-Year Appalachian Trail Section Hike

My AT section hike began in 1975 with an impulsive and poorly planned climb up Katahdin on the Hunt Trail with my two younger brothers and my

Oct 27, 2022 : Guest Post
A Cautionary Tale of Statins, Thru-Hiking, and Rhabdomyolysis

A Cautionary Tale of Statins, Thru-Hiking, and Rhabdomyolysis

Editor's note: The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images and other material contained on this website are for

Sep 30, 2022 : Guest Post
Go Where the Trail Leads You with Bell’s Brewery and the Partnership for the National Trails System

Go Where the Trail Leads You with Bell’s Brewery and the Partnership for the National Trails System

Over the next few weeks, you might find posters and stands in grocery stores inviting you to Go Where the Trail Leads You. The signs are part of a

Sep 21, 2022 : Guest Post
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
Sketchy Experience on Trail leads me to Re-evaluate my Goals.

Sketchy Experience on Trail leads me to Re-evaluate my Goals.

The Anticipation After more than two years of looking forward to hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in its entirety, I started off "gung-ho" at Harts

Jul 21, 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
Climate Change and Preparing for the PCT

Climate Change and Preparing for the PCT

Thru-hiking requires a certain type of perseverance especially as a Sobo PCT hiker. What genre of perseverance does Climate Change issues require?

Jun 22, 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