Trail Update

Steph’s AT Hike Days 5-8: From Woody Gap to Hiawassee, GA

Steph’s AT Hike Days 5-8: From Woody Gap to Hiawassee, GA

Day Five: Woody Gap to Neel Gap to Tesnatee Gap, 16.4 Miles I awoke early today in anticipation of going up Blood Mountain. I hired a friendly dude named Bret “Suches”...

Apr 19, 2019 : Steph D
One Month(ish) on the AT – Lessons and Milestones

One Month(ish) on the AT – Lessons and Milestones

A Few Accomplishments I started! This may just be the biggest accomplishment of all. Crossed into North Carolina. One state down. Woohoo! Made it 100 miles and enjoyed a few...

Apr 19, 2019 : Therese Hobson
Four Useless Statistics About My AT Thru So Far

Four Useless Statistics About My AT Thru So Far

Humans are flawed. Luckily for us, we have completely unbiased and important number facts. These number facts tell the whole tale of my thru-hike from Springer to Franklin. Ounces of...

Apr 19, 2019 : Stephen Heron
To Pee or Not to Pee

To Pee or Not to Pee

You would think that being out in the middle of the woods that peeing would not be an issue. You can go whenever, wherever, right? Not so. As a female,...

Apr 18, 2019 : Kristen Fiedler
40 Days, 40 Nights

40 Days, 40 Nights

Has it really been that long? As I post this, I’m still contemplating my next move. Only 75 miles through the Angeles National Forest and down to the Mojave Desert....

Apr 17, 2019 : Trail Pope SANTi I AKA Yuengling
200 Miles and Change: A Few Lessons from the First Few Weeks on Trail

200 Miles and Change: A Few Lessons from the First Few Weeks on Trail

Springer Mountain, GA, to Newfound Gap, NC Total miles: 207.00 _____________________________________________ It has been an official three weeks on the Appalachian Trail and I still find

Apr 15, 2019 : Elena Alves
Chaunce’s AT Vlog #10: Hot Springs – Erwin

Chaunce’s AT Vlog #10: Hot Springs – Erwin

In this video, we hike from Hot Springs to Erwin (mile 274.5 - 343.9). We cross the French Broad River, find a salamander, and hit mile 300 with our first...

Apr 14, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Chaunce’s Appalachian Trail 2019 Vlog #09: Standing Bear – Hot Springs

Chaunce’s Appalachian Trail 2019 Vlog #09: Standing Bear – Hot Springs

This update covers our trek from Standing Bear to Hot Springs (mile 241.1 - 274.5). We make great time up the climb to Max Patch to meet my friend Nian,...

Apr 14, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Chaunce’s Appalachian Trail 2019 Vlog #08: Gatlinburg – Standing Bear

Chaunce’s Appalachian Trail 2019 Vlog #08: Gatlinburg – Standing Bear

Here is our stretch from Gatlinburg to Standing Bear (mile 207.3 - 241.1). We finish the Smoky Mountains with snow, and way more than expected! At first we wanted to...

Apr 14, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Chaunce’s AT Vlog #07: Fontana Dam – Gatlinburg

Chaunce’s AT Vlog #07: Fontana Dam – Gatlinburg

The Appalachian Trail from Fontana Dam to Gatlinburg. We finally enter the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on a beautiful, sunny day and get to see the Smokies for the...

Apr 14, 2019 : Trek Vloggers