Jonah Rigdon

I’m Jonah, I’ll be thru hiking the AT northbound starting late February 2024. I’m an adventure junkie, and something is calling me to the wild ride that is the Appalachian Trail. I spent many nights on the AT as a kid hearing hushed conversations from the adults about the folks either dumb or insane enough to hike the whole thing. Every time we would leave, I would always wonder what other fantastical scenes, stories, and people you would find around each turn. Turns out I became one of the crazies.

Posts

Struggling in Shenandoah

Struggling in Shenandoah

The Shenandoahs were a great teacher

Apr 17, 2024 : Jonah Rigdon
Cold and Happy

Cold and Happy

Baby's first snow

Apr 11, 2024 : Jonah Rigdon
Virginia is Underrated

Virginia is Underrated

I love Virginia and you should too

Apr 2, 2024 : Jonah Rigdon
Sauntering Through Tennessee

Sauntering Through Tennessee

Thoughts and stories from 20/20

Mar 28, 2024 : Jonah Rigdon
Life After Trail Legs

Life After Trail Legs

20/20 reporting in from the Appalachian Plateau. Finished the Smokies this morning, about three weeks into the trail and life before already feels

Mar 17, 2024 : Jonah Rigdon
Appalachian Trail: Days 1-6

Appalachian Trail: Days 1-6

Some stories, lessons, and thoughts from my first week on the Appalachian Trail.

Mar 1, 2024 : Jonah Rigdon
Are Break-In Hikes Worth It?

Are Break-In Hikes Worth It?

In a word, Absolutely While preparing for the trail, I told myself I would go on countless practice runs in the GA and NC sections of the AT. While

Feb 18, 2024 : Jonah Rigdon
How Did I End Up Here?

How Did I End Up Here?

An introduction to my blogging page with a few notes on preparations.

Feb 16, 2024 : Jonah Rigdon