Section Hiking

God gives us a flip-flop!

God gives us a flip-flop!

They say "when you make plans, God laughs". Isn't that the truth?! There are countless things in our lives that have NOT gone according to plan. But we are human beings, not...

Jun 17, 2017 : KatBird & Trail
New Jersey: Must-See Day Hikes on the Appalachian Trail

New Jersey: Must-See Day Hikes on the Appalachian Trail

Being from the Philly area, there is a small bit of rivalry between PA and NJ, so it kills me to admit that Jersey has been one of my favorite...

Jun 7, 2017 : Colleen Goldhorn
Day Five: 13 Miles to Macaroni

Day Five: 13 Miles to Macaroni

Breakfast today was a Clif bar again but I took time to make coffee - YUM! There was also an abundance of water between Low Gap and Unicoi Gap so...

Jun 6, 2017 : Joshua Johnson
Day Four: “Rick”, Ravens Cliffs and Hiking partners

Day Four: “Rick”, Ravens Cliffs and Hiking partners

The shower and nights sleep in the Hostel was refreshing! I think it was a little easier to face the soreness and strenuous hiking, today. The dehumidifier they had running...

Jun 5, 2017 : Joshua Johnson
Day three: A most pure trail magic

Day three: A most pure trail magic

Although it rained again last night it wasn't raining when I got up: happy camper. The worst of the damage was the mud that caked onto my tent footprint. I...

Jun 2, 2017 : Joshua Johnson
Day Two: Creek to Creek

Day Two: Creek to Creek

A Full breakfast at camp hasn't been setting well so today I just settled on a Clif Bar and set out. A couple miles ahead I crossed Justus creek and...

Jun 1, 2017 : Joshua Johnson
Day One: Rain and Rattlesnakes

Day One: Rain and Rattlesnakes

I spent the night on Springer Mountain and while driving up there I managed to see a ton of wildlife: a ground hog, a hawk (chillin' 10ft from me at...

May 30, 2017 : Joshua Johnson
A Great Day For Trail Magic

A Great Day For Trail Magic

Monday May 22 After having a leisurely day on Sunday it was time to Pay It Forward to the PCT Class of 2017. A stop at Smart N Final yielded...

May 25, 2017 : Chance
Unfinished Business 

Unfinished Business 

Friday May 19 Yesterday, involved an afternoon flight into LAX then shuttling with a crew of four other PCT 2016 hikers over to I-10. Our mission was simple...hike the remaining...

May 23, 2017 : Chance
Hiking My Own Hike: Making A Pilgrimage Home

Hiking My Own Hike: Making A Pilgrimage Home

Hiking My Own Hike: Making A Pilgrimage Home Two months ago, if you told me I'd change my plan of thru-hiking the AT to section hiking, deliberately, I wouldn't believe...

Feb 24, 2017 : Kristin