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25 More Gorgeous Appalachian Trail Photos to Help You Get Through the Week

25 More Gorgeous Appalachian Trail Photos to Help You Get Through the Week

We asked for your favorite AT photos, and we got them.  Welcome to the second installment our readers' favorite pictures from the Appalachian Trail.  Hiking responsibly might be challenging right

May 13, 2020 : Owen Eigenbrot
26 Gorgeous Appalachian Trail Photos to Help You Get Through the Week

26 Gorgeous Appalachian Trail Photos to Help You Get Through the Week

We asked for your favorite AT photos, and a lot of you answered. While we aren't currently able to achieve our thru-hiking goals, or even presently spend time on the...

May 6, 2020 : Owen Eigenbrot
How to Sunrise Hike from Home

How to Sunrise Hike from Home

This is a guest post courtesy of Celia Binder OK, so you can’t actually hike up a mountain and stay home at the same time. Just wanted to clear that...

May 1, 2020 : Guest Post
Yes, I’ll Get Out There Again. For Now, I’m Learning to Wait

Yes, I’ll Get Out There Again. For Now, I’m Learning to Wait

I used to dislike the view of mountains I couldn't climb. Driving past unknown peaks and unexplored canyons sometimes made me inexplicably sad. It's usually because I know I won't...

Apr 28, 2020 : Katie Kommer
The Best Local Day Hikes Around Tahoe

The Best Local Day Hikes Around Tahoe

Disclaimer: You should only be hiking trails that aren't overcrowded during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and keep at least a six-foot distance from others. Before taking on any...

Apr 24, 2020 : Tucker Ballister
Best Challenging Day Hikes Near Winter Park, Colorado

Best Challenging Day Hikes Near Winter Park, Colorado

Disclaimer: You should only be hiking trails that aren’t overcrowded during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and keep at least a six-foot distance from others. Before taking on any...

Apr 22, 2020 : Alicia Pacalo
Best Short + Easy Day Hikes Near Winter Park, Colorado

Best Short + Easy Day Hikes Near Winter Park, Colorado

Disclaimer: You should only be hiking trails that aren’t overcrowded during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and keep at least a six-foot distance from others. Before taking on any...

Apr 16, 2020 : Alicia Pacalo
Using Art to Stay Connected to Trails While Social Distancing

Using Art to Stay Connected to Trails While Social Distancing

"Every time I paint a picture from the PCT I absolutely feel connected to the trail.  I started painting the PCT to keep part of the feeling of the trail...

Apr 14, 2020 : Katie Kommer
Best Day Hikes in the Memphis Area

Best Day Hikes in the Memphis Area

If you follow the paths that I lay out for you below, be prepared to experience incredible moments that are unique to the home of the blues. You will have...

Apr 13, 2020 : John Mecklin
Appalachian Trail Off the Table for This Year? Take a Look at the 77-Mile Foothills Trail

Appalachian Trail Off the Table for This Year? Take a Look at the 77-Mile Foothills Trail

The Foothills Trail runs from Oconee State Park to Table Rock State Park, both in South Carolina. In between, the path meanders through Sumter National Forest, Nantahala National Forest, land

Apr 10, 2020 : Jim Rahtz