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Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow

Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow

I don't care what anyone else says, I LOVE the Cochetopas! Familiar Territory Woke up to rain last night or this morning, so hard to get motivated when the alarm...

Oct 15, 2020 : PseudoSloth
How my AT NOGO Hike Made Me Into a Runner

How my AT NOGO Hike Made Me Into a Runner

March 11, the day sports were suspended in 2020, was the day I flew out to hike the Appalachian Trail. By March 20 I was on my way home to...

Oct 15, 2020 : Anna Kulinski
A Conversation with Rue McKenrick on White Privilege

A Conversation with Rue McKenrick on White Privilege

Rue McKenrick is unlike any distance backpacker I’ve ever met. As the creator of the American Perimeter Trail (APT), he’s been forging his way around the perimeter of the U.S....

Oct 7, 2020 : Crystal Gail Welcome
The SNT: Aberfeldy to Kingussie

The SNT: Aberfeldy to Kingussie

At Last; the Epic Cairngorms! Cairngorms National Park is the largest national park in the United Kingdom at 4,528 square kilometres (1,748 square miles) and it is home to five...

Oct 2, 2020 : Rosanna Brost
A Sad, Soggy End: Leaving the Long Trail

A Sad, Soggy End: Leaving the Long Trail

After hiking in rainy, blustering conditions for three days and leaving my hiking buddy Bartman behind, I decided to shlep into town at Lincoln Gap on Wednesday afternoon. Coming down...

Oct 1, 2020 : Jamie Nash
Slogging into the North: Long Trail Update

Slogging into the North: Long Trail Update

As we hike closer to Maine Junction (and closer to the rugged northern portion of the trail), both Bartman and I started to get a bit nervous for what’s to...

Sep 30, 2020 : Jamie Nash
One Week (and One Toenail) Down: Long Trail Update

One Week (and One Toenail) Down: Long Trail Update

After my first entire week hiking North on the Long Trail, I’ve still got 90 percent of my toenails and it feels like a lifestyle. It’s weird how quickly I’ve...

Sep 26, 2020 : Jamie Nash
Everything Is Beautiful and Everything Hurts: Long Trail Update

Everything Is Beautiful and Everything Hurts: Long Trail Update

On the third and fourth day of my NOBO end-to-end hike, I really started to doubt whether my body was ready for this thing. Mainly, my kneecaps wanted to secede...

Sep 24, 2020 : Jamie Nash
Trail Name but No Trail Legs: First Two Days on the Long Trail

Trail Name but No Trail Legs: First Two Days on the Long Trail

Trail update: I have a trail name, but the miles on my first two days did not come easy. There were ups and downs, physically and mentally.

Sep 20, 2020 : Jamie Nash
I’m Climbing Katahdin Today

I’m Climbing Katahdin Today

And I can't sleep. I'm too excited. So I figured I would write instead. It's 3am in the morning and I'm at the Birch's with some other hikers. I can...

Sep 19, 2020 : Risa Fruchter