Hiker Intro

A beginner hikes the CDT

A beginner hikes the CDT

Hi, welcome to my blog. My name is Jon and I am backpacking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) northbound (NOBO) starting the first week of May 2023. This blog is...

Dec 3, 2022 : Jonathan Carter
An Introduction Is In Order

An Introduction Is In Order

Welcome To My Little Space on the Internet  Hi! My name is Nancy Kinnaman (no trail name yet), and I am thru hiking the Appalachian Trail (AT) starting March 2023!...

Dec 1, 2022 : Nancy Kinnaman
Can You Even Walk, Dude?

Can You Even Walk, Dude?

Who am I?  Why am I doing this?  And, why can't I stop falling? So, Who Are You? I retired in 2021 from a career in the insurance industry.  I...

Nov 29, 2022 : Steve Sabin
Motivation Plus Inspiration Does Not Equal Pickleball

Motivation Plus Inspiration Does Not Equal Pickleball

Howdy I'm George and I'm excited to share my big 2023 Appalachian Trail adventure with anyone interested in reading. I'm 55 years old and live in Holly Springs, NC. I...

Nov 27, 2022 : George Preiss
Hiker Intro: Expensive Lasagna and Signs from the Universe

Hiker Intro: Expensive Lasagna and Signs from the Universe

My name is Margot (she/her), and in 2023, I’ll be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail going southbound. I’m hoping to be at the border with Canada on the first week...

Nov 24, 2022 : Margot Favennec
Aren’t You Scared of Being Eaten by a Bear? and Other Questions

Aren’t You Scared of Being Eaten by a Bear? and Other Questions

Aren't you worried about getting eaten by a bear? Mmm, sometimes but hey the way I see it I'd rather get eaten by a bear on the A.T. than die...

Nov 22, 2022 : Tim Leid
New Trail, New Blogger, But the Same Patchwork

New Trail, New Blogger, But the Same Patchwork

Cześć, I'm Kamila Kielar, on the trails better known as Patchwork. If you ended up here probably you are curious about the CDT, my chosen trail for thru-hiking in 2023....

Nov 21, 2022 : Kamila Kielar
My Name’s 301, a Hiker and Trail Angel

My Name’s 301, a Hiker and Trail Angel

As I traveled on the Appalachian Trail in 2021, I had no idea what was in store for me. My name is 301 (three oh one) I’m a hiker, and...

Nov 20, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
Hi, My Name Is

Hi, My Name Is

  Hello! My name is Tommy and if you are reading this you are likely one of three types of people: a member of my immediate family (hey guys, I’m...

Nov 19, 2022 : Tommy Slabaugh
Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike April 2023 – Our Journey Has Already Begun!

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike April 2023 – Our Journey Has Already Begun!

Hello Friends! My name is Laura Budde, pronounced "buddy." In April of 2023 my husband, Paul and I will embark on a northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail! We will...

Nov 18, 2022 : Laura Budde