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Winter Hiking…Can I Do It?

Winter Hiking…Can I Do It?

12 Nov 2017 I've been wondering now that I've recovered a little from my injuries IF... If I could possibly now finish my Thru Hike? It's been a few months...

Nov 15, 2017 : Up-n-Ready
The Where’s and Why’s

The Where’s and Why’s

Well, this is it. Let’s get acquainted. Not too long ago my friend Galen and I were taking a walk to Devil’s Kettle Falls in northern Minnesota, and catching up...

Oct 7, 2017 : Clara Hatcher
Papers strewn

Papers strewn

Before the trail, my life was a neatly stacked pile of papers. I spent time making sure the edges of the papers were aligned and that the corners were straight-...

Oct 6, 2017 : Carolyn Burman
Shedding Blood, Sweat and Tears in New Hampshire

Shedding Blood, Sweat and Tears in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Made Me Cry First, the good news...I walked out of New Hampshire and into Maine on Tuesday, August 29. And there was much rejoicing.  Yay!!!! Because even though...

Aug 31, 2017 : Deane "Roo" Giordano
Out of the Frying Pan and Into Maine

Out of the Frying Pan and Into Maine

What's the Maine idea? Only 250 miles of the North reMaine-ing! Figured I'd do some blog Maine-tenance. Ok, ok, I think you get it....we've made it into Maine! The last...

Aug 17, 2017 : Sierra Knotts
Doctor (re) Visit

Doctor (re) Visit

10 Aug 2017 Mileage AT NOBO Miles - 454 miles AT SOBO Miles - 298.3 miles AT Total Miles - 752.3 miles % Complete - 34.3% Today's Miles - 0...

Aug 10, 2017 : Up-n-Ready
Headed up North to the Land of the Whites

Headed up North to the Land of the Whites

We've spent the last two weeks traversing the final miles of Vermont and the first half of New Hampshire. It's been mountain summer days full of pie, ice cream, raspberries,...

Jul 30, 2017 : Sierra Knotts
Katahdin: The Halfway Point for This Flip-Flopper

Katahdin: The Halfway Point for This Flip-Flopper

Good news all around! I survived southern Maine. I survived the 100 Mile Wilderness. I survived Katahdin. I survived Maine. Leaving the tough climbs of southern Maine was a blessed

Jul 22, 2017 : Mary Meixner
Northern California ✔️

Northern California ✔️

Days on trail: 85 Miles hiked: 1,369.20 Days without a shower: 14 Strangest thing seen: A man dressed as a T-Rex. Guess what, guess what?! Bighorn and I officially, this...

Jul 18, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
Vermont: The Original Tough Mudder

Vermont: The Original Tough Mudder

If rocky Pennsylvania was where "boots go to die," Vermont is surely where they go to get buried...in the mud! The appropriately nicknamed Ver-mud is home to The Long Trail...

Jul 9, 2017 : Sierra Knotts