SOBO

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving on Trail

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving on Trail

While the thought of your "ideal Thanksgiving" may bring up visions of sitting at home on the couch watching football and being surrounded by a ton of food, hiking SOBO...

Nov 13, 2017 : Emily
Day 131! Yes, I’m Still Here.

Day 131! Yes, I’m Still Here.

I've started this new thing called "stress hiking." You pick a number of miles you want to hike on a given day, estimate the number of hours it will take...

Nov 8, 2017 : LilyMG
My PCT B(ack)log

My PCT B(ack)log

I owe you an apology. I set out really determined to not get behind on this project. I know that some of you are here trying to figure out where...

Oct 17, 2017 : Righteous
Me and the AT: We’re Getting Serious

Me and the AT: We’re Getting Serious

3 Month Anniv: Kind of a Big Deal For my three-month anniversary of hiking the AT, I decided to splurge on an evening of indoor plumbing. Okay, that's not entirely...

Oct 2, 2017 : LilyMG
An Inquiry Into Odor

An Inquiry Into Odor

Why do I smell so bad? This is not a rhetorical question, pondering my spiritual stench as I hike by my lonesome. I literally wake up in my celibacy tent...

Sep 26, 2017 : LilyMG
Week 24 – Pearisburg to Atkins, VA

Week 24 – Pearisburg to Atkins, VA

I'm still trying to make my way out of Virginia, however Mother Nature has more in store for me.  We'll continue to walk through challenging weather conditions and I'll hit...

Sep 24, 2017 : Jamie Marsden
NorCal’s Grand Entrance: PCT Part 6

NorCal’s Grand Entrance: PCT Part 6

For the last three weeks, I've been walking the crest of Northern California.  It has been a stunning time, and the trail has been oh so good to me.  I'm...

Sep 22, 2017 : Righteous
AT Brief: On My Own (Finally!)

AT Brief: On My Own (Finally!)

Let's Chat I love chatting. Any money I've ever earned has been a direct result of chatting, be it about food, wine, English or Global History. Hundreds upon hundreds of...

Sep 19, 2017 : LilyMG
Life on the Trail – Continued

Life on the Trail – Continued

Where are you now? This morning I am sitting at a computer at the Econolodge in Harper Ferry, WV. Over the past five days I hiked almost 100 miles. Yesterday,...

Sep 12, 2017 : Tom Abel
Oregon Smells Like Dirt Tans and Wild Fires: PCT Part 5

Oregon Smells Like Dirt Tans and Wild Fires: PCT Part 5

Sorry for the delay, y'all. I was having a love affair with Oregon. Not everyone feels this way, but I had a real blast with the trail in this state. ...

Aug 20, 2017 : Righteous