Trail Update

Bring on the Virgina Blues

Bring on the Virgina Blues

I'm in my home state! I was ecstatic on Wednesday (04-18-18) when I crossed the boundary line from TN to VA. Virginia is the state that contains the longest portion...

Apr 19, 2018 : Victor Perrotti
These Days

These Days

I get a lot of questions on what a typical day on trail is like so I have decided to do a breakdown of my daily routine on trail. 7-7:45...

Apr 19, 2018 : Mackenzie
Slow and Kind, Like the South

Slow and Kind, Like the South

As I’m writing this, it’s been almost exactly a month since I’d flown from Minnesota to Atlanta to start the trail -- watching the landscape slowly change beneath me from...

Apr 19, 2018 : Amanda Johnson
Skirting the North Carolina and Tennessee Borders

Skirting the North Carolina and Tennessee Borders

I walked across Davenport Gap and out of the Smokies so I could both get away from the hiker-packed shelter and camp alone for a change. I found an old...

Apr 18, 2018 : Ryne Tobar
The Time I Hiked Through the Snow in Crocs

The Time I Hiked Through the Snow in Crocs

Before we jump into the Crocs in snow story, let me set the scene. I was heading north out of Erwin, Tenn., to start my favorite section on the AT....

Apr 17, 2018 : Meredith Johnson
Who Dat Hiking?

Who Dat Hiking?

Who's crazy enough to do this? Some of you reading this probably are curious why someone would want to leave the comforts of regular life to go walk in the...

Apr 15, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Making Miles, with Friends, Angels Along the Way

Making Miles, with Friends, Angels Along the Way

Yes, I'm still alive. Well, it has been a while since I last wrote on here. I have Sprint, so legit I have no service. So a quick catchup on...

Apr 14, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Being Where I Am – Wherever That May Be

Being Where I Am – Wherever That May Be

  “How will you go about finding that thing the nature of which is unknown to you?” -Meno   Asheville was so excellent. Being in Chili Dog’s (Paul’s) house was...

Apr 14, 2018 : Danny Percefull
Bears, Mice, Bulldogs, and Magic. Only on the AT

Bears, Mice, Bulldogs, and Magic. Only on the AT

Standing Bear to Hot Springs April 4 to April 7, Days 22-25 We hiked a short 9.7 miles from Crosby Knob Shelter to Standing Bear Hostel, just north of the...

Apr 12, 2018 : Pete Bromen
Rain, Snow, and Depression in the Smoky Mountains

Rain, Snow, and Depression in the Smoky Mountains

Greetings from Hot Springs, N.C., and AT mile 274! The Smoky Mountains The Resupply I dropped out of the trail to resupply in Fontana, a great little tourist town just...

Apr 11, 2018 : Kimberly "Ronin" Huber