Flip-flop

Three Faces of the Trail… Plus ROAD TRIP!

Three Faces of the Trail… Plus ROAD TRIP!

I find that, for me, there are three different faces of the Appalachian Trail. The first is the trail itself, the time spent surrounded by nature. Because I spend most...

Jul 20, 2019 : Ruth Morley
Days 21-23: Freedom, Bacardi, and Fear of Solitude

Days 21-23: Freedom, Bacardi, and Fear of Solitude

Road trip celebrating our independence and flipping to Oregon. Saying goodbye to Oprah, Didge and One Week was depressing. Hiking SOBO from Willamette Pass, Oregon.

Jul 17, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Days 18-20: Transitions, Composting Toilets, and Oprah

Days 18-20: Transitions, Composting Toilets, and Oprah

Life lesson: enjoy the transitions of life, don’t fear them. They may lead to a better future. Kennedy Meadows to Lone Pine on the PCT.

Jul 16, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Day 11 – 17: Squatting, Mating, and Small Town Rivalries

Day 11 – 17: Squatting, Mating, and Small Town Rivalries

The time off has been amazing.  Spent a week with the fam in Malibu celebrating my sisters incredible accomplishment!  It was rejuvenating!  My brilliant sister is officially a doctor!  And...

Jul 5, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Days Seven to Ten: Night Hiking, Wind Farms, and MAGIC

Days Seven to Ten: Night Hiking, Wind Farms, and MAGIC

Every part of my body is in pain. Nothing could have prepared me for this adventure, especially when my "partner" in Beast Cub. My tramily needs some work, but we...

Jun 18, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Day 4 – Day 6: Bees, Pee Rags, and Cowboy Camping

Day 4 – Day 6: Bees, Pee Rags, and Cowboy Camping

Understating what elevation really means. How my body and my emotions reacted! And how Wee Vill SAVED MY LIFE!

Jun 13, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Training for the PCT: Balmex, Butt Wipes, and Snot Rockets

Training for the PCT: Balmex, Butt Wipes, and Snot Rockets

With the hike quickly approaching my training seems to have paid off. Ready to tackle some miles after testing my gear and taking my first shit in the wilderness.

May 31, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Mountaintop Camping, Rescuing Dogs, Roan Highlands, and Side Quest to Trail Days

Mountaintop Camping, Rescuing Dogs, Roan Highlands, and Side Quest to Trail Days

I'm constantly surprised by how much time begins to blend together after such a short time on trail. As I've continued to meet people who have been out here for...

May 20, 2019 : Christina Platt
In the Woods, I Know that I Am Safe

In the Woods, I Know that I Am Safe

Sarah Grothjan recently wrote an

Oct 20, 2018 : Clara Hatcher
Why I Am Doing a Flip-Flop Thru-Hike

Why I Am Doing a Flip-Flop Thru-Hike

What the heck is a flip-flop? No one who has learned that I’m thru-hiking the AT has been shocked; not in the least bit. In fact, most have wondered what...

Oct 20, 2018 : Christopher Johnson