Flip-flop

A day on the Appalachian Trail

A day on the Appalachian Trail

The best mornings are when I wake up in my tent after a night without my rain fly. I can see birds fly in the canopied trees above my sleeping...

Jul 30, 2018 : Clara Hatcher
Stories From The Trail Ep. 14: Halfway There with Turnaround

Stories From The Trail Ep. 14: Halfway There with Turnaround

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Jul 26, 2018 : Gary Sizer
Hiker Stink, and My Almost Trail Name

Hiker Stink, and My Almost Trail Name

I rang in one month of hiking with a day at the beach. Specifically, Coney Island. It’s just 56 miles from the trail, as the crow flies, according to my

Jun 28, 2018 : Clara Hatcher
The First 100 Miles: Hiking My Own Hike

The First 100 Miles: Hiking My Own Hike

I have walked 138 miles. That's six percent of the Appalachian Trail if you're doing the math. It's just fine if you're not. I'm trying not to. When I started...

Jun 6, 2018 : Clara Hatcher
A 70-Mile Section Hike on the Bay Area Ridge Trail: Long Distance Hiking in San Francisco’s Backyard

A 70-Mile Section Hike on the Bay Area Ridge Trail: Long Distance Hiking in San Francisco’s Backyard

Training to hike the Meeting the trail I began my hike climbing a hill from Sneath Lane in the unique darkness of the lunar eclipse. I hiked quickly, hoping to...

Apr 3, 2018 : Danielle OFarrell
To Bring Or Not To Bring: Flip-Flop Preparations

To Bring Or Not To Bring: Flip-Flop Preparations

To bring or not to bring... that is the question. Along with flip-flop preparations (but we will get to that shortly). First of all, introductions are in order. My name...

Jan 16, 2018 : AJ
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