Hiker Intro

Meet 2018 PCT Thru-Hiker Flash Gordon

Meet 2018 PCT Thru-Hiker Flash Gordon

If you read my first post Katahdin exactly 5 months after setting foot on Springer Mountain in Georgia. It Norovirus, and we met some of the most awesome people ever. THE...

Aug 18, 2017 : Lindsey Gordon
I Was Born For a Storm And a Calm Does Not Suit Me: 2018 Thru-Hiker Intro

I Was Born For a Storm And a Calm Does Not Suit Me: 2018 Thru-Hiker Intro

Who are you and why are you quoting Andrew Jackson? My name is Brandon Chase and I’m planning a NOBO thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2018. Even though many...

Aug 18, 2017 : Brandon Chase
I Dropped Out of College to Hike the PCT

I Dropped Out of College to Hike the PCT

Hey everyone! My name is Caroline - trail name Lone Wolf - and I’m a little late to the blogging game on The Trek. I started my PCT thru hike...

Jun 9, 2017 : Caroline Tillman
Hola!

Hola!

My name is Megan- this is my first entry on Trek.  I would like to introduce myself without boring you, and hope that you will check back as I update...

Jun 6, 2017 : Megan Landstine
Anticipating Katahdin & introduction to US!

Anticipating Katahdin & introduction to US!

It was 2 months ago that we found ourselves saying, "I'd really like to just pack up and hike the Appalachian Trail!" #bucketlist. We looked at each other, and were...

Jun 1, 2017 : KatBird & Trail
A 10 Year Dream: Why I’m Hiking the AT

A 10 Year Dream: Why I’m Hiking the AT

When I was young, I remember my mom telling stories of her great post-graduate adventure through a mountain range out east called the Appalachians. 10 year-old me loved listening to...

May 31, 2017 : Keckeley Habel
An Eagle’s Trail to Mount Katahdin

An Eagle’s Trail to Mount Katahdin

An Early Beginning My trail to Katahdin began on a hobby farm in west Michigan before the common advent of such things as cell phones, handheld video games, or personal computers...

May 19, 2017 : Collin McCullick
Part One:  The Mind

Part One: The Mind

Sitting on the couch in the break room at REI a couple weeks ago I took my shoes off, threw my feet over the back of the couch to elevate...

May 19, 2017 : Danielle OFarrell
Good Evening, and Welcome: A ME-GA Introduction

Good Evening, and Welcome: A ME-GA Introduction

A Brief Overture For the past two years of my life, I've had a polyamorous relationship with magic and monotony. In the bio section of this page, I believe I refer to my...

May 1, 2017 : LilyMG
Hiker Introduction: Levrier

Hiker Introduction: Levrier

Hello all, It seems we're supposed to introduce ourselves to the general audience, so as you read of our quests, you actually know something about how they started. This seems...

Apr 29, 2017 : Steven