Hiker Intro

Who I am and Why I am Attempting to Hike the Appalachian Trail

Who I am and Why I am Attempting to Hike the Appalachian Trail

Who I Am: I am based out of Utah. I am a Father to an amazing daughter and a Husband to an amazing wife! I am a Master's student at...

Jan 13, 2023 : Scott Hatfield
What I Am Getting Myself Into

What I Am Getting Myself Into

Hi everyone. I'm Rebecca, a 56-year-old online teacher, deli worker, and a newbie to the thru-hiking world. I'm a dual US and Canadian citizen, born and currently living in Michigan....

Jan 10, 2023 : Rebecca Lynn
Greetings from Texas

Greetings from Texas

Howdy Y'all! This is just a quick introduction while I'm still in the planning stages of this awesome upcoming adventure. If you are reading this post then it's a safe...

Jan 10, 2023 : Julianne Smith
In Pursuit of the Barbarian Utopia…

In Pursuit of the Barbarian Utopia…

How does anybody ever do that? How do you resign from life for five or six months and just go out and pursue that?

Jan 10, 2023 : Tucker
The Man, The Myth, The 1 of 3000 People that Attempt to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail Each Year!

The Man, The Myth, The 1 of 3000 People that Attempt to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail Each Year!

This year, 2023, my resolutions include practicing more humility and self-deprecation. Based on the title of this article, I think we’re off to a good start. One of my other...

Jan 8, 2023 : Derek Witteman
Three Years in the Making

Three Years in the Making

Hey!!!! My name is Journey Willow Hinsdale Fleishman and I am thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with the class of 2023 this March! I am so stoked to start this...

Jan 8, 2023 : Journey Fleishman
You Know What They Call a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?

You Know What They Call a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?

Yes, you may have guessed it. It’s a Frenchie speaking. But don’t worry, I am not rude, I don’t always complain, and I am not looking to start a strike...

Jan 8, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux
2,650 Miles: A Long Time Coming

2,650 Miles: A Long Time Coming

Hey everyone! My name is Sydney (she/her), and I’m here to document my 2023 thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail! To tell you a little bit about myself, by the...

Jan 6, 2023 : Sydney Mark
Meet Halle, Santa Monica Mountains Thru Hiker

Meet Halle, Santa Monica Mountains Thru Hiker

Saving the Mountains, One Step at a Time In early December of 2022, I sat at the kitchen table at my parents' house in my hometown at the base of...

Jan 5, 2023 : Halle Homel
On the Trail Again – Magic on the AZT 2023

On the Trail Again – Magic on the AZT 2023

I have never seen a cactus in real life. As an East Coast native, I am used to lush forests, clear streams, and rhododendron thickets. All my life I have...

Jan 5, 2023 : Anna McKinney