Why I’m Hiking Lists

Dreams and Goals

Dreams and Goals

I have spent a large part of my adult life making to-do lists and working towards the next big hurdle. I tuck childhood dreams back into my subconscious, focusing my...

Apr 19, 2024 : Laura Mason
“Walk All Day”

“Walk All Day”

“Walk All Day” I'm standing alone but still with my friends. Their eyes watch from afar,  their support shows no end. I know there's no pressure. I'm the one who's...

Apr 17, 2024 : Sheehan Twomey
Mummy Attacks Hiker After Third Consecutive Zero Day

Mummy Attacks Hiker After Third Consecutive Zero Day

Ok, sorry to scare you; that didn’t really happen… yet. But it could! Stay with me. I want to talk about why the hell I’m taking on this trail. There...

Apr 11, 2024 : Levi
Hello Hello!

Hello Hello!

I'm hitting the trail in a month, and I figured I would introduce myself! Hi all! My name is Eva, and I am an aspiring NOBO PCT thru-hiker. I’ll be...

Apr 11, 2024 : Eva
Hiking Strategies with Chronic Pain

Hiking Strategies with Chronic Pain

During the last couple of years, I developed a few strategies that help me when I hike, and for life in general: - If you have to stop all the...

Apr 9, 2024 : Sly the Navigator
Name, Quest, Favorite Color, etc.

Name, Quest, Favorite Color, etc.

In this post, I introduce myself and explain why I am hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Apr 8, 2024 : Heidi Smith
Why Would You Walk From Georgia to Maine?

Why Would You Walk From Georgia to Maine?

Good question.  So, why would you walk from Georgia to Maine?  You could fly.  You could drive.  You could even ride the Megabus.  For those of you who aren't familiar, ...

Apr 7, 2024 : Cary Hannon
Getting Ready to Frolic Amongst the Trees

Getting Ready to Frolic Amongst the Trees

GUYS IM DOING IT As I have been getting ready to hike the Appalachian Trail by doing less and less preparation than I initially planned for, I was starting to...

Apr 4, 2024 : Devan
Why I’m Hiking the PCT

Why I’m Hiking the PCT

Maybe she's born with it From my understanding, most people aren't born with the innate desire to walk 2,650 continuous miles while going weeks without showering. Instead, there is usually...

Mar 22, 2024 : Elizabeth Brentano
Best Laid Plans: The Four (Five?) Trails I’m Hiking in Scotland this Spring

Best Laid Plans: The Four (Five?) Trails I’m Hiking in Scotland this Spring

The plans for hikes, like so many other things in life, rarely survive first contact with the real world. Anyone who has put together a spreadsheet of daily mileages and...

Mar 15, 2024 : Declan Robison