Max Kiel

What's up everyone, I'm Max and I'm a born and raised New Yorker (no, not New York City). I recently graduated college, so naturally I decided I wanted to hike over 2,000 on the Appalachian Trail starting this Spring. Follow along on my adventure here.

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AT Days 103-105

AT Days 103-105

Cooper Lodge to Stealth Site (1,719), 20.2 miles I was up and hiking early in an attempt to get a head start on the rain that was predicted for

Jul 19, 2021 : Max Kiel
AT Days 100-102

AT Days 100-102

Vermont Route 11 to Griffith Lake, 10.5 miles  My two days off spending time at home with family went by like a blur, and it was time to get back

Jul 15, 2021 : Max Kiel
AT Days 96 & 97

AT Days 96 & 97

Goddard Shelter to Stratton Pond Shelter, 20.2 miles A couple times throughout the night I awoke to the sound of the rain pounding on the shelter

Jul 12, 2021 : Max Kiel
AT Days 94 & 95

AT Days 94 & 95

Cheshire, MA to Seth Warner Shelter, 21.5 miles  Fenway’s mom made a carb-filled breakfast to send us on our way with full stomachs and high

Jul 11, 2021 : Max Kiel
AT Days 91-93

AT Days 91-93

US Route 7 to Shaker Campsite, 17.6 milesThe community center is several miles away from the trail, and Jackrabbit and I knew it would be a tough

Jul 5, 2021 : Max Kiel
AT Days 88-90

AT Days 88-90

Ten Mile River Shelter to Silver Hill Campsites, 19.1 miles I typically don’t sleep well in a shelter but this night I actually slept soundly

Jul 2, 2021 : Max Kiel
AT Days 85-87

AT Days 85-87

Bear Mountain Rec Area to Canopus Lake, 21.2 miles The two days off at my house were well spent as I hung out with family and friends and enjoyed

Jun 27, 2021 : Max Kiel
Hiking Home: AT Days 80-82

Hiking Home: AT Days 80-82

Lott Road to Waywayanda Shelter, 16.7 milesAfter a fun and restful evening at the house, Mr Rogers and I were ready to get back to it the following

Jun 23, 2021 : Max Kiel
AT Days 78 & 79

AT Days 78 & 79

Backpacker's Site to Gren Anderson Shelter, 26.8 milesMr. Rogers and I were up and ready to hit the trail by 7 AM, with our sights set on the Gren

Jun 18, 2021 : Max Kiel
AT Days 74-77

AT Days 74-77

Port Clinton Pavilion to Allentown Shelter, 22.3 miles I slept surprisingly well inside the pavilion, and was ready to hit the trail by 7. I

Jun 14, 2021 : Max Kiel