Trail Update

Mission Creek

Mission Creek

We packed out 4 days of food with enough snacks for a fifth day for this backpacking stretch. What we did not know was there was a ten mile stretch...

Jun 22, 2024 : Daniel and Lizzy
The GR5 day 13 and 14

The GR5 day 13 and 14

The gr5. The day I got back and the day it rained inside. Day 13 Distance: 22 km Location: Bokrijk - Zutendaal  Lodgings: Europarc Hoge Kempen After resting for a...

Jun 22, 2024 : Lonit
How to Coordinate with 7 Other Hikers While Still Doing Whatever You Please

How to Coordinate with 7 Other Hikers While Still Doing Whatever You Please

You can have it all! The glamorous life of a thru-hiker with a full tramily life all balanced with the relationships of your loved ones at home. All you need...

Jun 22, 2024 : Dema T
Day 68 – It’s Getting Dry on the AT

Day 68 – It’s Getting Dry on the AT

Water was starting to get scarce out here. One water source that I was counting on that had been marked reliable turned out to be dry. I had about half...

Jun 22, 2024 : Jen Brown
Trans Catalina Trail Day 2 – A Thru Hiker Proposal

Trans Catalina Trail Day 2 – A Thru Hiker Proposal

When couples hike long trails together, there are different ideas of what ‘together’ means. For Erik and I, it means hiking almost every step together. On the Appalachian Trail we...

Jun 21, 2024 : Courtney Branson
Days 95-97: 100 Days Clean. 900 Miles In. Just Keep Walking

Days 95-97: 100 Days Clean. 900 Miles In. Just Keep Walking

not a good one

Jun 21, 2024 : Spark
Day 78, June 20, Southern Terminus exit day!

Day 78, June 20, Southern Terminus exit day!

Day 78, June 21, Spring Mountain Shelter to the Amicalola Visitor Center Hiked today 9 today’s ascent 1210 total hiked 1306 I got going a little after 730 this morning....

Jun 21, 2024 : Griff
ADT Day 83: 40 mi/18 hrs to Illinois

ADT Day 83: 40 mi/18 hrs to Illinois

5:00 am: I wake in yet another field of corn just off the road, the early light reminding me I can ill afford to sleep in, surrounded by private land...

Jun 21, 2024 : Leif Olson
Day 67 – A Beautiful Sunset on the Appalachian Trail

Day 67 – A Beautiful Sunset on the Appalachian Trail

But, eventually we made it to the radio tower and were gifted with an amazing sunset view. Dinner and a show tonight! Watching the sunset over the towns and mountains...

Jun 21, 2024 : Jen Brown
Days 75, 76, and 77

Days 75, 76, and 77

Day 75, June 17, Cheese Factory Campsite to Whitley Gap Trail Hiked today 18.5 today’s ascent 4160 feet total hiked 1259 Today I slept in a little bit, getting up...

Jun 21, 2024 : Griff