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And Just Like That, It Was Done.

And Just Like That, It Was Done.

It’s 5:00 a.m. and I’m sitting on an Amish-crafted wooden glider on the front porch of our log cabin. A few late summer mosquitoes pester me; heat-seeking proboscises discovering a...

Aug 21, 2017 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Cruel Tricks: Dealing with Injuries & Depression

Cruel Tricks: Dealing with Injuries & Depression

First off, let me say hello again to anyone who has been following along, as well as the folks who are reading my blog for the first time! It's been a long while since...

Aug 21, 2017 : Amber Redfield
A List of Thoughts RE: First (and second!) Backpacking Trips

A List of Thoughts RE: First (and second!) Backpacking Trips

I have been struggling to write this post. Every time I sit down to put some thoughts together, I end up scrapping the draft and pushing the idea of continuing...

Aug 21, 2017 : emily sue
Well-I’m-in-New-York to Bennington Scorecard

Well-I’m-in-New-York to Bennington Scorecard

Hello all! Today marks an unusual blog in that it is the first one since before I set foot on the approach trail that's being typed on an actual computer...

Aug 20, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Oregon Smells Like Dirt Tans and Wild Fires: PCT Part 5

Oregon Smells Like Dirt Tans and Wild Fires: PCT Part 5

Sorry for the delay, y'all. I was having a love affair with Oregon. Not everyone feels this way, but I had a real blast with the trail in this state. ...

Aug 20, 2017 : Henry Slocum
Q&A post-California

Q&A post-California

A little late but as promised, here's a list of some questions and answers we've been asked during our time hiking through California. I'm working away at an Oregon update...

Aug 20, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
Inside the Mind of This Thru-Hiker on a Typical Day

Inside the Mind of This Thru-Hiker on a Typical Day

A New Day, the Best of Intentions.     Okay, up and at 'em!  A new day on the AT and it looks like beautiful weather.   I'd love to get 20 miles done today if I...

Aug 19, 2017 : Ruth Morley
Well, I’m Not Dead Yet

Well, I’m Not Dead Yet

On to Massachusetts!

Aug 19, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
PCT Chapter 2: Full Dis-Fire-Closure

PCT Chapter 2: Full Dis-Fire-Closure

A big part of the reason for SOBO thru-hiking the PCT instead of going the more conventional NOBO route, was that I wanted a continuous trek. This year, only a...

Aug 19, 2017 : Zach
Cathedral

Cathedral

Washington is my Cathedral, my playground, my challenge. I had a couple visions playing in my mind of what would happen when I crossed the border into Washington. In the...

Aug 18, 2017 : Kate Bradley