SOBO

It’s The Final Countdown

It’s The Final Countdown

Our last few nights on trail. One of our best and one of our worst.

Dec 5, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
“What about bears?” and other questions people have asked about my PCT hike

“What about bears?” and other questions people have asked about my PCT hike

When you first tell people about your plan to hike across the country, chances are you'll get a lot of questions. Some of them are fair, and some of them...

Dec 4, 2022 : Margot Favennec
Georgia On Our Minds

Georgia On Our Minds

We leave Franklin, hit the 2100 mile marker and enter our last state, Georgia.

Dec 4, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
The Last Meal and the End

The Last Meal and the End

Day 138 (instead of day 136; I had miscalculated the days): 10 miles. Mount Laguna to Cibbets Flat Campground I woke up at 05.30 though I could have slept longer....

Nov 26, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Warmer Days- Happy Thanksgiving!

Warmer Days- Happy Thanksgiving!

We hike over Fontana Dam, past the Nantahala River and have an amazing Thanksgiving dinner at Gooder Grove Hostel.

Nov 26, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

We walk through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park through frigid temperatures.

Nov 25, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
Lost Dogs, Lyme Disease, and Surviving the Cold Snap

Lost Dogs, Lyme Disease, and Surviving the Cold Snap

Shenandoah Let’s start at the very beginning…. About a week after I wrote my last post I hiked into Shenandoah National Park. After a strenuous couple days going through the...

Nov 25, 2022 : Althea Collier
Virginia part 2 – When the Going Gets Freezing Cold, the Aussie Gets Going

Virginia part 2 – When the Going Gets Freezing Cold, the Aussie Gets Going

Before starting the AT, I did a lot of research and planning. One of the things I looked into was the average temperatures for each state I would be passing...

Nov 24, 2022 : Bec on the AT
A Coming of Age, I Am a Thru-Hiker!

A Coming of Age, I Am a Thru-Hiker!

I think you can guess what this post will include. That's right, I finished a SOBO thru-hike of the AT in 141 days. Starting at the top of Katahdin in...

Nov 23, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Freezing like DiCaprio

Freezing like DiCaprio

Day 132: 10 miles. Montezuma Valley Road to mile 2563 We had set the alarm at 7 and had a 90 minutes yoga session with our host in a huge...

Nov 21, 2022 : Miia Tsunami