Flip-Flop

Day 24 – Day 30 : It Is What It Is

Day 24 – Day 30 : It Is What It Is

Beautiful views can change your whole mood! Finally made it to Crater Lake! History and beauty make me never want to leave!

Aug 21, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Monson, Shaw’s, and the 100-Mile Wilderness

Monson, Shaw’s, and the 100-Mile Wilderness

Shaw’s Hostel in Monson, ME, is one of those iconic places on the trail that every thru-hiker needs to stop at. And I mean “needs to” quite literally. In terms...

Aug 21, 2019 : Will Krakow
Hi-Yo, Virginia! Away!

Hi-Yo, Virginia! Away!

Welcome to Virginia, for real! This near-150 mile stretch was a good one for us in many ways. For the first time, we did not have any deadlines or events...

Aug 16, 2019 : Kira Foxfeet Cotter
An Unexpected New Route to Katahdin

An Unexpected New Route to Katahdin

Ah, my friends, stuff happens. All the carefully laid out plans must sometimes change. That’s life and one must accept it and continue on in a new direction Quite simply,...

Aug 13, 2019 : Ruth Morley
The Extremes of My New Hampshire Experience

The Extremes of My New Hampshire Experience

I’m not sure how to explain all of what I’ve been through the past 16 days. It feels like so much longer, given the wild range of experiences and emotions...

Aug 6, 2019 : Ruth Morley
Two Down, Twelve to Go

Two Down, Twelve to Go

Check out trail update number two from our flip-flop thru-hike!

Jul 29, 2019 : Kira Foxfeet Cotter
Three Faces of the Trail… Plus ROAD TRIP!

Three Faces of the Trail… Plus ROAD TRIP!

I find that, for me, there are three different faces of the Appalachian Trail. The first is the trail itself, the time spent surrounded by nature. Because I spend most...

Jul 20, 2019 : Ruth Morley
Verging on Virginia Blues in Vermont

Verging on Virginia Blues in Vermont

When northbound thru-hikers have hiked  hundreds miles north from Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, and are still in Virginia, some of them find that they have a case of the...

Jul 9, 2019 : Ruth Morley
Foxfeet’s Return and Our First 150 Miles

Foxfeet’s Return and Our First 150 Miles

Trail Update | 1 Hello again and welcome to anyone just tuning in for my first blog post from the trail! It's been more challenging than expected to find energy...

Jul 7, 2019 : Kira Foxfeet Cotter
AT Mile 750: “What Am I Capable Of?” High Highs and Low Lows in Maine

AT Mile 750: “What Am I Capable Of?” High Highs and Low Lows in Maine

On Tuesday, I hit the AT at the road crossing of Maine highway 27 for my first southbound miles of the entire journey. My heart was full of positivity and...

Jun 22, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson