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AT Thru Hike: Hard Things

AT Thru Hike: Hard Things

Undeniable Irresistible Plans Part II It’s been a little while since I’ve returned to write part two of my last blog ”AT Thru Hike: Week 1: Undeniably Irresistible Plans” ....

Apr 21, 2024 : Stretch
The Common Questions from Non-Hikers

The Common Questions from Non-Hikers

The Big Questions from Non-Hikers I’ll briefly answer the common questions that I’m usually asked. Are you going alone? This is every woman’s first question.  Yes, I start alone. I...

Apr 21, 2024 : Marty Smith
Dirt Nap’s Journey: Days 15-21 on the AT

Dirt Nap’s Journey: Days 15-21 on the AT

Had some cold, hail, wind, and rain this last week but overall it has been great. I'm at 346 miles 554 kilometers. Legs are strong and lungs even better. A...

Apr 21, 2024 : Teagan
Goodbye Amsterdam, Howdy Montana

Goodbye Amsterdam, Howdy Montana

Why my boss made me hike the CDT and the heartbreak of leaving for yet another thru-hike.

Apr 21, 2024 : A girl called Pinecone
A Love Story

A Love Story

Although I didn’t live there until I was an adult, California holds some of my earliest memories.

Apr 21, 2024 : Vienna Harvey
Only the Essential: My AT Gear List

Only the Essential: My AT Gear List

With more than 900 miles of hiking, including one successful thru-hike, here's everything Hot Foot is bringing to hike the AT.

Apr 21, 2024 : Nick Thatcher
Personal Safety: Are Throwing Axes the Ultimate Trail Defense

Personal Safety: Are Throwing Axes the Ultimate Trail Defense

What is on Trail that Necessitates Personal Safety? As I get closer to our next long distance hike, I find myself listening to Backpacker Radio more and more. On a...

Apr 21, 2024 : Aidan
How many hills?

How many hills?

Day 41 Groundhog Creek Shelter to Walnut Mountain Shelter 13.1 miles - AT mile 262.1 Card of the day - XX Judgment (again) Getting the tent down before the rain...

Apr 21, 2024 : Craigen “Cool Breeze” Smith
Days 5-7 – Zeros Daysss

Days 5-7 – Zeros Daysss

Days 5 - 7 Miles Hiked: 0 Miles on the AT: 31.3   We took 3 zero days. Yep, count ‘em: One, two, three! Our break was supposed to consist...

Apr 21, 2024 : Jen Brown
DAY 8 – 13 and how to MEET a CONSPIRACY THEORISTS

DAY 8 – 13 and how to MEET a CONSPIRACY THEORISTS

Day 8 the approach trail A red eye landed me in Atlanta around 430 am Friends (on similar flights) took me back to their place, where we napped till late...

Apr 21, 2024 : Kevin