Events

Trail Days 2024 Hiker’s Stories – Daniel

Trail Days 2024 Hiker’s Stories – Daniel

I met Daniel at the Thursday evening One Way Ministries Free Hiker Feast. He sat across from me and my friend Dave. We struck up a conversation as we sat...

Jun 5, 2024 : John Edward Harris
Trail Days 2024 Hiker’s Stories:  Paul and Joyce

Trail Days 2024 Hiker’s Stories: Paul and Joyce

Standing and waiting in line to enter the free Thursday evening hiker feed offered by One Way Ministries at Trail Days 2024 was a great opportunity to meet people, including...

May 31, 2024 : John Edward Harris
Trail Days 2024 Hiker’s Stories – John B.

Trail Days 2024 Hiker’s Stories – John B.

Some might describe Trail Days in Damascus, VA as time when AT hikers, both current and former, gather to share stories and the camaraderie of the trail community. It can...

May 23, 2024 : John Edward Harris
The Month-Long Appalachian Trail Celebration You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

The Month-Long Appalachian Trail Celebration You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Every year, hundreds of hikers set out from Springer Mountain in early spring with dreams of becoming one of the few who will complete a "thru-hike" of the Appalachian Trail....

Mar 29, 2024 : Stacia Bennett
Backpacker Radio LIVE in Denver on April 23rd!

Backpacker Radio LIVE in Denver on April 23rd!

Calling all hiker trash, lovers of poop stories, and cinnamon connection OGs: Backpacker Radio is coming LIVE to Denver! Get ready to deepen those smile lines as  Zach "Badger" Davis...

Mar 11, 2024 : Backpacker Radio
2022 Appalachian Trail Flip Flop Festival

2022 Appalachian Trail Flip Flop Festival

With the spring/summer season upon us comes the arrival of of our favourite outdoor festivals. This April, the Flip Flop Festival is back with tons of exciting opportunities for current...

Apr 14, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
CDTC to Host Virtual Trail Days for Entire Month of April

CDTC to Host Virtual Trail Days for Entire Month of April

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) has announced that its sixth annual Trail Days Celebration will now be held virtually via Facebook live stream, due to the initial weekend plans...

Mar 30, 2020 : Andrew Murphy
A Toast to Trails: Drink for the Partnership for the National Trails System During Summer Outdoor Retailer 2019!

A Toast to Trails: Drink for the Partnership for the National Trails System During Summer Outdoor Retailer 2019!

Headed to the upcoming Summer Outdoor Retailer Show in Denver? Come toast your favorite trail with us on Wednesday, June 19, at Laws Whiskey House! We’ll be joining our friends...

Jun 10, 2019 : Rachel S
TRAIL DAYS 2019: Hiker Portraits and Festival Experience

TRAIL DAYS 2019: Hiker Portraits and Festival Experience

Hello, folks! Furiosa (or Fury) here, bringing you a rewind and reflection of Trail Days 2019 in Damascus, VA. I had the pleasure of working with the gang at The...

Jun 6, 2019 : Amber Redfield
Hang Out with The Trek at Trail Days 2019

Hang Out with The Trek at Trail Days 2019

April showers bring May flowers AT Trail Days and also more showers. That's right, the page on the 2019 calendar has been flipped a handful of times, which means it's time...

May 6, 2019 : Zach