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First 5 days on the PCT

First 5 days on the PCT

Wow wow wow I can’t believe I’ve already been out here for 5 days! Minus some minor aches and pains, I’ve been loving every second of it and having the...

Apr 18, 2021 : Emily Pilkerton
What the Connecticut Section of the New England Trail Taught me About Finding Adventure in Your Backyard

What the Connecticut Section of the New England Trail Taught me About Finding Adventure in Your Backyard

Last fall I dedicated myself to doing a Thru-hike in the spring of 2021. I had dreams of far-off places, new terrains, and truly wild areas. Like many, when I...

Apr 18, 2021 : Jacob Deutsch
Shakedown Hike on the PCT

Shakedown Hike on the PCT

I can't believe my PCT start date is less than one week away!  Hiking the PCT is a long-held bucket list event for me, many years in the making-a-dream-come-true department. ...

Apr 18, 2021 : Snaphappy
Who am I and what’s in store for this year?

Who am I and what’s in store for this year?

Hey you! In this post, I will introduce myself and write about, why I love hiking and where this year's journey will take me. Happy Trails!

Apr 18, 2021 : Johanna Willi
Days 6-8: Perseverance, Trail Magic, and New Friends 

Days 6-8: Perseverance, Trail Magic, and New Friends 

After a luxurious night at the Fairfield, I was anxious to get moving. As soon as I realized there weren’t going to be thunderstorms, I knew I wanted to get...

Apr 18, 2021 : Laurie Adams
A Workaholic Walks onto a Trail…

A Workaholic Walks onto a Trail…

What happens when a workaholic has no work to do? They walk into the woods for half a year and forget jobs altogether.

Apr 18, 2021 : Jordan Pinneke
AT Days 19-21

AT Days 19-21

Standing Bear to Walnut Mountain Shelter: 20.3 miles After a chill night hanging out at the Standing Bear Hostel with other hikers, I was on trail by 6:45 ready for...

Apr 18, 2021 : Max Kiel
Lost and Found- My First 100 Miles on the Appalachian Trail

Lost and Found- My First 100 Miles on the Appalachian Trail

100 miles. Just a blip on the map of the entire Appalachian Trail, but the trail teaches you lessons rather quickly! I’ve literally and figuratively lost and found so many...

Apr 17, 2021 : Jennifer Kimble
Trail magic & milestones

Trail magic & milestones

Hello all! It has been a very exciting week with our first snake encounter, briefly setting a table on fire, hitchhiking, and making it into North Carolina! Hiker, but make it...

Apr 17, 2021 : Kara and Nick
We’re In This Together (Days 1-4, Campo to Mt Laguna)

We’re In This Together (Days 1-4, Campo to Mt Laguna)

Day 1 Start: Southern Terminus / Mexico BorderFinish: Bushcamp just before descent to Hauser CanyonPCT Miles Hiked Today: 11.4 Wow, it feels amazing to be back on trail again. Lauren...

Apr 17, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela