Trail Update

Feel the Rain on Your Skin: Days 30–36 on the AT

Feel the Rain on Your Skin: Days 30–36 on the AT

No pain, no rain, no Maine!

Apr 16, 2024 : Mo Wynne
Day 30: Max Patch and Roaring Forks Trail Magic

Day 30: Max Patch and Roaring Forks Trail Magic

Late Night Scare I slept very well last night. My sleeping bag kept me warm in thirty degree weather. I dreamt - although, it was about soft beds and hot...

Apr 16, 2024 : Morgan Schmidt
Day 2, too much urban walking

Day 2, too much urban walking

Day 2 Bainoia to Virgo   The was areal long urban and suburban walk, not like yesterdays hike up a pass with the rocks worn down by Roman carts. If...

Apr 16, 2024 : John Rutkowski III
The First Day of the Next 6 Months of My Life

The First Day of the Next 6 Months of My Life

Day 0 Miles Hiked: ~9 Miles on the AT: 0.2 Today is the day! Today we start the Appalachian Trail! I’ve been anticipating this day for well over 6 months,...

Apr 16, 2024 : Jen Brown
What The Hell Am I Doing?

What The Hell Am I Doing?

As I hugged my mother and sister goodbye and walked out the front door, these words echoed in my mind. My family has been nothing but supportive since I announced...

Apr 15, 2024 : Sid
Days 36 – 40; Smiles for Miles

Days 36 – 40; Smiles for Miles

Day 36- 8.57 miles, 3,540’ elevation gain; Stealth site to Groundhog Creek Shelter camping We saw the sign for Standing Bear Farm and Hostel, a rustic and popular hostel that...

Apr 15, 2024 : Slow & Steady
Day 12 Out of Duncannon to Cumberland Valley

Day 12 Out of Duncannon to Cumberland Valley

The first view of the day is looking down on Duncannon from the mountain just southbound of it. You can just make out Duncannon along the left bank of the...

Apr 15, 2024 : Griff
Day 11 Peter’s Mountain Shelter to The Doyle Hotel

Day 11 Peter’s Mountain Shelter to The Doyle Hotel

Wow what a beautiful day after three days of stormy weather with two days of intermittent heavy rain. It’s a beautiful day and the high today in Duncannon, where I’m...

Apr 15, 2024 : Griff
Oh Gatlingburg!

Oh Gatlingburg!

Day 36 Newfound Gap to Ice water Spring Shelter 3.1 - miles AT mile 211.1 Card of the day - 9 of disks Gatlinburg was a bit of a disaster...

Apr 15, 2024 : Craigen
Over the highest point!

Over the highest point!

Day 35 Double Spring Gap Shelter to Newfound Gap, and into Gatlinburg 10.5 - miles AT mile 208 Card of the day - 3 of Swords So in the middle...

Apr 15, 2024 : Craigen