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Goodbye Virginia, It’s Been Real

Goodbye Virginia, It’s Been Real

Virginia and I have had a love/hate relationship. I just hit 1,025 miles on trail and over 550 miles of that has been in VA. I’m sure most of you...

Jun 4, 2021 : Nadia Fenay
AT (The New Era) Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Week 11

AT (The New Era) Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Week 11

- Tent Site to Mau Pin Field Shelter -   Waking early as the rains started lightly, the dark dirt had turned to dense clay that stuck to everything it...

Jun 3, 2021 : Chad Thome
AT (The New Era) Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Week 10

AT (The New Era) Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Week 10

- Daleville, VA to tent site past Cornelius Shelter *** 2016 ends (Branden (finished thru hike), trailname Radar and Chad, trailname Transporter) and here is where 2021 (Tina, trailname TSquared...

Jun 3, 2021 : Chad Thome
AT Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Days 60 – 63

AT Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Days 60 – 63

War Spur Shelter to Daleville, VA Getting scared out of a dead sleep was horrible. My heartbeat was pounding nonstop. The sky's furious thunder was savage. It sounded like warships...

Jun 3, 2021 : Chad Thome
Things That Have Come to Be (June 2)

Things That Have Come to Be (June 2)

It is almost six weeks now that I have been out hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail.  Sometimes before the trip I was asked, what are you most looking forward...

Jun 2, 2021 : Katie Eckman
Getting to the End of the Desert (May 28)

Getting to the End of the Desert (May 28)

At this point, we are finishing up some final days of desert hiking, each day getting closer to Kennedy Meadows, a place on the trail known as a transition spot. ...

Jun 2, 2021 : Katie Eckman
I’ve Been On The Trail For 20 Days: Here Are The Things No One Told Me Before I Started

I’ve Been On The Trail For 20 Days: Here Are The Things No One Told Me Before I Started

We scour the internet looking for every backpacking tip, gear list, training plan, and advice we can find. We get our gear together, weigh it, take some things out, and...

Jun 2, 2021 : Joe Ragland
Firsts in Firsts… Planning My Own Backpacking Trip for the FIRST Time, in the World’s FIRST National Park!

Firsts in Firsts… Planning My Own Backpacking Trip for the FIRST Time, in the World’s FIRST National Park!

Memorial Day Weekend 2021 The person in front of that backpack is me this past weekend, on my first-ever overnight backpacking trip where I was the sole planner of the...

Jun 2, 2021 : Ada Shaw
Hiking the Aqueduct (May 22)

Hiking the Aqueduct (May 22)

On this day, I hiked a unique stretch of the PCT. Los Angeles Aqueduct in the Mojave Desert. PCT runs beside Los Angeles Aqueduct for a stretch. There is a...

Jun 2, 2021 : Katie Eckman
AT Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Days 57 – 59

AT Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Days 57 – 59

- A few miles past Rice Field Shelter to War Spur Shelter -   As the deer stepped and snapped limbs nearby, sleep came until dawn. Once again the day...

Jun 2, 2021 : Chad Thome