Hi, I'm Mary Beth (Mouse). I'm a Freelance Writer who specializes in personal narratives, gear reviews and adventure stories. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2015, part of the Annapurna Circuit in 2016, and the Colorado Trail in 2017. I am now destined to life as a trail urchin.
Recently, a heartbroken woman contacted the Dirtbag Diaries with a story about a man who waited just a little bit too long to chase a dream. Paul
Disclosure: The following product was donated for the purpose of review. MSRP: $249 Weight: 11.6 ounces I'm always cold. I'm that girl
Baxter State Park has announced that they will be implementing a permit system beginning in 2016
Dear Future Thru-Hiker, At this point, you're looking at minor details like "where do I stop for my first resupply?" or "will I really have to
In November of 2013, Niki Rellon took a 45 foot fall while canyoneering in Utah. A little over a year after she agreed to the amputation of her left leg, she began her journey on the Appalachian Trail,. She would become the first woman with a prosthetic leg to thru-hike. The following account details some of the peaks and valleys of Niki's latest adventure on the Appalachian Trail.
She set out with only 40% of her leg strength, staring down the barrel of a 2189.2 mile hike.
I met this incredible specimen of a man early on during my thru-hike of the AT. His name was Fig Newton. Or Pretzel. He was some type of edible
It was the middle of the night in the Fontana Hilton shelter and all were asleep until the snoring began. They were deep, resonant snores that
Current estimates suggest that this will be the 5th record year in a row for both NOBOS and SOBOS. This is likely the 4th record year in a row for Alternative-Itinerary thru-hikers, who have portrayed the most dramatic of changes.
To our surprise, we were soon flying over mountain ranges at 4mph as if we were Superman himself.