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You May Start Solo, but You’ll Never Walk Alone

You May Start Solo, but You’ll Never Walk Alone

"You're going by yourself?" That was the question I got most frequently when I began telling people I was going to hike the Appalachian Trail. I had a multitude of...

Jul 15, 2018 : Christopher Keys
My Most Embarrassing Moments on the Trail

My Most Embarrassing Moments on the Trail

Those who know me in real life and not just from the internet know just how clumsy and awkward I can be. This results in some pretty embarrassing moments in...

Jul 15, 2018 : Kirsten Fraude
More Trail, More Tales, More Colorado

More Trail, More Tales, More Colorado

I've been busy, and it has been hard to keep this thing updated. I write in a journal nightly but sometimes I'm too tired to write again into my phone....

Jul 14, 2018 : Nick Cornell
New England and Thoughts of Quitting

New England and Thoughts of Quitting

New England has not been kind to me. I went through a process of trying to navigate layers of  frustrating conditions. There was the heat and humidity that settled in,...

Jul 14, 2018 : Ryne Tobar
A Long Goodbye to Colorado, and Wyoming Looms

A Long Goodbye to Colorado, and Wyoming Looms

The first 70ish days of this journey are behind me and the only thing standing between me and Canada is another 1,000+ miles of trail.  Halfway through?  Not entirely sure...

Jul 14, 2018 : Brian Cornell
The Magic of Yosemite Keeps My Hike Going

The Magic of Yosemite Keeps My Hike Going

Not many people have the privilege of saying they have walked into Yosemite National Park, but far fewer get to say they walked into the park twice in one month....

Jul 13, 2018 : Rebecca Burns
Out of the Frying Pan, Into the… Freezer?

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the… Freezer?

Miles walked: 700 Audio: see below I’m way sorry that I’ve been MIA for so long. I had reliable internet in Tehachapi (mile 566), but had no motivation to write...

Jul 12, 2018 : Anna Smiley
My 300-Mile Tested Gear List

My 300-Mile Tested Gear List

Ole Man from the AT lodge told us that we'll learn everything we need to know for our thru-hike while in the 100-Mile Wilderness. I'm 300 miles into my thru-hike in...

Jul 12, 2018 : Alexa Tubbs
Conquering Vermont, Anticipating the Whites

Conquering Vermont, Anticipating the Whites

We have begun to see some big mountains in Vermont.  It has been challenging, and yet, so very much fun.  We have been over some serious rock scrambles that rival...

Jul 12, 2018 : Julie Wilson-Freeman
Katahdin and the 100-Mile Wilderness

Katahdin and the 100-Mile Wilderness

Having completed Katahdin and the 100-Mile Wilderness, I've realized mirrors are far crueler than front-facing cameras. Over the past seven days I got to watch nail polish chip, eyelashes lighten,

Jul 12, 2018 : Jenni Thompson