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3 Things I’ve Learned from Hiking

3 Things I’ve Learned from Hiking

Over the past couple of years of planning for the AT, I've done a number of day hikes and multi-day backpacking trips. I've also read a lot of books detailing...

Apr 27, 2017 : Kate Gewehr
Trail Update #6: the week the honeymoon ended

Trail Update #6: the week the honeymoon ended

*disclaimer: if you don't appreciate openly discussing bodily functions, click away now. Also this post is long, intended to be funny, and a little bit lacking in my usual plethora...

Apr 26, 2017 : snapchat
Ascending & Descending

Ascending & Descending

Sorry for the lack of updates, but it's been a crazy ride so far as I've officially hit one month on the trail. Currently, I am a few miles out...

Apr 26, 2017 : Amber Redfield
Top 5 Questions I’ve been asked about the PCT (and my answers)

Top 5 Questions I’ve been asked about the PCT (and my answers)

That's right! My first extremely click-bait(ish) post and I'm not even sorry about it! Hear me out. There were questions that people had before I started the Appalachian Trail, most...

Apr 26, 2017 : Lauren Hafley
I Did It! 7 Days and 77 miles

I Did It! 7 Days and 77 miles

I finally made it to Julian! After seven long days, and many lessons, I made it to my first zero day. I think I earned it! Day 1 - Campo...

Apr 26, 2017 : Annette
How Not to Die in the Woods: 10 Essential Items for Backcountry Adventures

How Not to Die in the Woods: 10 Essential Items for Backcountry Adventures

There are countless activities to do in the great outdoors, ranging from the typical hiking and camping to the Uhhh…looks like he is already in the “worst-case scenario” In the...

Apr 26, 2017 : Sierra Knotts
Week two on the PCT: Switch backs & douche bags

Week two on the PCT: Switch backs & douche bags

Day 8: Scissors crossing Today is April 20th, and as a Colorado girl I am, I had intentions of celebrating. But first I needed to get to the next water...

Apr 26, 2017 : Maricruz Mosqueda
Not Broken, Just Wet: Learning to Love Again After the Rain

Not Broken, Just Wet: Learning to Love Again After the Rain

Spoiler alert: I do not quit. We were in the rain for a week. But I am not going to give up, I am not going to quit this hike...

Apr 26, 2017 : Therese Masotta
Snickers Bars to the Rescue – Trail Magic Does the Trick

Snickers Bars to the Rescue – Trail Magic Does the Trick

I've never cared for Snickers Bars. In fact, I doubt I've eaten more than a few of them in my entire life. But as odd as it may seem, some...

Apr 26, 2017 : Gail Barrett
My Scariest Moment on the Appalachian Trail

My Scariest Moment on the Appalachian Trail

Always check the weather before you camp on an exposed summit at 5,000 feet... Everyone always asks me if I ever felt afraid as a solo female doing a flip-flop through-hike...

Apr 25, 2017 : Janel Healy