Trail Update

The last meal and the end

The last meal and the end

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

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 Katadhin in...

Nov 23, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Days 178-180 New Hampshire: The Presidential Range

Days 178-180 New Hampshire: The Presidential Range

On our last morning at the Ski Lodge, we enjoyed one more delicious breakfast sandwich from Wayne's then said goodbye to Jeff and see you later to the other hikers....

Nov 22, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 174-175 New Hampshire: Franconia Notch to Crawford Notch

Days 174-175 New Hampshire: Franconia Notch to Crawford Notch

Before I get into the hiking, I have to talk about the Old Colony Ski Club. It’s in Lincoln, New Hampshire, a teeny town at the base of the Whites...

Nov 20, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
I Finished the Appalachian Trail: SOBO Days 151 – 154

I Finished the Appalachian Trail: SOBO Days 151 – 154

You know, I never did take a zero day in a shelter on-trail. I guess there's no time like the present? Hurricane in the Forecast I left Neel's Gap on...

Nov 18, 2022 : Jana
Georgia On My Mind

Georgia On My Mind

A storm came in just in time for my departure of Franklin, NC. It wouldn't be the AT without a few days of rain during my last week on trail....

Nov 18, 2022 : Drew Flickinger