Section Hiking

Something is wrong…

Something is wrong…

When I got on at Fish Lake (in S. OR), I felt great! Heading SOBO, towards NorCal. Yes, it was a repeat of some miles from last year, but good....

Aug 9, 2022 : Janine
54 Miles of Northern Virginia in April: Harpers Ferry to Front Royal, Part 2

54 Miles of Northern Virginia in April: Harpers Ferry to Front Royal, Part 2

Part 2 of a reflection on a 54 mile section hike from Harpers Ferry, WV to Front Royal, VA on the Appalachian Trail in April 2022.

Jul 7, 2022 : Sarah Lesiecki
54 Miles of Northern Virginia in April: Harpers Ferry to Front Royal, Part 1

54 Miles of Northern Virginia in April: Harpers Ferry to Front Royal, Part 1

Tales from a 54 mile southbound AT section hike in Northern Virginia in late April, part 1.

Jun 21, 2022 : Sarah Lesiecki
Unexpected Warmup – Night Hiking in Paris/GR34

Unexpected Warmup – Night Hiking in Paris/GR34

48 hours of travel time, less than 6 hours of sleep, capped off with 13 miles of hiking.  What a whirlwind!  Where am I?  Is this real?

May 21, 2022 : Enigma
Franconia Ridge, July 21, 2021: The First Time I Genuinely Felt Fear While Hiking on the Appalachian Trail

Franconia Ridge, July 21, 2021: The First Time I Genuinely Felt Fear While Hiking on the Appalachian Trail

The memory of the day I went over Franconia Ridge in New Hampshire and had a humbling experience with some bad weather.

May 18, 2022 : Sarah Lesiecki
A good friend knows all your stories. A best friend helped you create them.

A good friend knows all your stories. A best friend helped you create them.

There are very few things in life I look forward to more than getting out in nature and getting away from my busy and hectic everyday life. That’s not to...

May 16, 2022 : Zoe Morelli
Things learned on the way to Damascus

Things learned on the way to Damascus

First Leg Completed Finished approximately 70 miles from Elk Park NC to Damascus VA.  Took seven days of walking, but the thru-hikers we met had 400 miles on their legs...

Apr 28, 2022 : A Couple Old Hikers
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened AKA The Gym Story

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened AKA The Gym Story

Her Intentions Were Good Do you have a favorite food? I get asked that a lot and I don’t really know. I adore cooking and am a real foodie! But...

Apr 17, 2022 : Zoe Morelli
Lions and Tigers and Bears… Oh My!

Lions and Tigers and Bears… Oh My!

What Is This Shit All About? My sweet nine-year-old came home and told me that her new friend at school, whose name is Internet, said that “it isn’t possible to...

Apr 16, 2022 : Zoe Morelli
Beginning to Walk

Beginning to Walk

First Leg Happy to say our long-a** section hike has begun. Made our way from Massachusetts to Tennessee and caught a shuttle ride to the trailhead on Rte 19E just...

Apr 14, 2022 : A Couple Old Hikers