Trail Update

My PCT B(ack)log

My PCT B(ack)log

I owe you an apology. I set out really determined to not get behind on this project. I know that some of you are here trying to figure out where...

Oct 17, 2017 : Righteous
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 18

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 18

Last Day in the 100 Mile Wilderness There was a beautiful sunrise over Jo-Mary Lake before I got my day started. We planned on hiking to 22 miles, so I...

Oct 15, 2017 : Stubbs
Thoughtful in Vermont

Thoughtful in Vermont

Just south of the town of West Hartford, Vermont, at the top of a mile long climb from the road, sits a small bench. The words “Relax and enjoy” are...

Oct 7, 2017 : James Scott
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 17

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 17

The 100 Mile Wilderness We enjoyed an extremely delicious breakfast at Shaw's Hiker Hostel in Monson, ME. Some of us were on a schedule to summit, but I think I...

Oct 4, 2017 : Stubbs
My Favorite Books to Read While Thru-Hiking

My Favorite Books to Read While Thru-Hiking

We talk a lot about the “why” of thru-hiking around here. Knowing why we're willing to go a week without bathing, day after day of being sore and beaten, is...

Oct 2, 2017 : James Scott
2018: AT Part II

2018: AT Part II

  Hello everyone, Furiosa here again with my final update on my 2017 AT attempt... it's a bust. My knee is just not ready, and I'm awaiting surgery sometime in...

Oct 1, 2017 : Amber Redfield
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 16

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 16

Hobbling Around Maine There was a Junco with a defective leg that would hop around the Little Bigelow Lean-to which I kept feeding. I guess it's just the old lady...

Sep 30, 2017 : Stubbs
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 15

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 15

Bemis Mountain It was a freezing morning breaking down camp at Unnamed Gap. I was less than thrilled that the dull pain in my right leg that I had been...

Sep 26, 2017 : Stubbs
New Jersey to Maine: Holy S*** I’m Done

New Jersey to Maine: Holy S*** I’m Done

I know I should apologize again for being the worst blogger on this site. It felt like the last half of the trail blew by. When I did have good...

Sep 25, 2017 : Tasia Kellogg
Six months, one case of a “tick borne illness,” plenty of scars and bruises & I’m still truckin’ along!

Six months, one case of a “tick borne illness,” plenty of scars and bruises & I’m still truckin’ along!

Shortly after I posted last, I was in Vermont in a bubble of hikers that really started to put a damper on my own hike. It seemed like everyone I...

Sep 24, 2017 : Kirsten Fraude