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Sayings while on the Appalachian Trail and how they can help you with a Through-Hike

Sayings while on the Appalachian Trail and how they can help you with a Through-Hike

Being on the trail now 4 months, April 10 through August 10, I have heard the following on trail on the regular. Knowing the contexts of these quoted and sayings...

Aug 11, 2022 : Sonic Boom
“Why would you do that?” -my mom

“Why would you do that?” -my mom

Hello everyone! My name is Jenna, no trail name. So I've been struggling with how to start my first blog post for a few weeks, and true to form, I'm...

Aug 11, 2022 : Jenna
Small World

Small World

The Look Out and a beautiful sunset.

Aug 11, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
Animal Farm Initiation Day: Days 7&8 on the ECT

Animal Farm Initiation Day: Days 7&8 on the ECT

Day 7  - Kilometer 162.3 - 184.5 The day I got heat stroke, I was moving at a 2km per hour pace for 18km; that trail was rated as "difficult...

Aug 10, 2022 : Jessica Raechelle
Music That Makes Me Feel: SOBO Days 28 – 31

Music That Makes Me Feel: SOBO Days 28 – 31

What to even say about the last 30 miles of Maine? This section made me feel every, and I mean every, emotion that is humanly possible. And nothing quite amplified...

Aug 10, 2022 : Jana
A swimming bear, shooting stars, and a 10 by 10: Colorado Trail thru-hike days one through three

A swimming bear, shooting stars, and a 10 by 10: Colorado Trail thru-hike days one through three

The beginning of my Colorado Trail thru-hike didn’t exactly go off without a hitch. As I mentioned in my preparation posts, my friends Ibex and Dori, both of whom were...

Aug 10, 2022 : Audrey Payne
The Inescapable Coronavirus, Vol. II: PCT Days 64-74

The Inescapable Coronavirus, Vol. II: PCT Days 64-74

Day 64.  Miles: 19.9  Total: 1006.8 At sunrise, I'm hiking along Wilma Lake when I encounter a deer on the trail. The doe looks at me but doesn't move out...

Aug 10, 2022 : Sibley
The Finish Line (Days 40-41)

The Finish Line (Days 40-41)

The Anticlimax Day 40 arrived. It was the final stretch to reach the Cape Scott lighthouse, the northern endpoint of the VIT. I thought I would have been excited and...

Aug 10, 2022 : Carly Wiechnik
Low Tides and Mud Slides (Days 37-39)

Low Tides and Mud Slides (Days 37-39)

I <3 Mud Day 37 started off with the much hated overland section of the North Coast Trail. I ascended with the help of some ropes into a giant bog....

Aug 10, 2022 : Carly Wiechnik
Coastal Celebration (Days 34-36)

Coastal Celebration (Days 34-36)

Missing Pieces I left Cluxewe early in the morning in order to head north along the coast to Port Hardy. But, because the river was only ford-able at low tide...

Aug 10, 2022 : Carly Wiechnik