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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
Magical Massachusetts

Magical Massachusetts

Our AT journey has brought us through Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut, and we can say with some confidence that none of those states compares with how...

Jun 27, 2017 : Sierra Knotts
A force of nature: Reevaluating our plans to move forward

A force of nature: Reevaluating our plans to move forward

Our first night in the Sierras, our crew of eight was snowed on. Photo by Joey Rice, AKA Sultry Bear, of his tent covered in snow night one of the...

Jun 16, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
AT Training Hike Carried to an Extreme:  How We Kinda Went Over the Top

AT Training Hike Carried to an Extreme: How We Kinda Went Over the Top

  How it all started Okay, so the husband comes to me in September with a copy of Sierra Magazine in his hand and the suggestion that I find us a...

Feb 4, 2017 : Ruth Morley
Essential Oils on the Trail…For the Love of the Knees

Essential Oils on the Trail…For the Love of the Knees

Hiker hobble is a thing, y’all. At the end of an eight-day section hike in the White Mountains last summer, my knees quit bending. If I had to kneel down,...

Feb 1, 2017 : Deane "Roo" Giordano