SOBO

Week 23, Newport to Pearisburg, VA

Week 23, Newport to Pearisburg, VA

I'm still hiking solo on the trail, but now I have another SOBO to hike with! The miles are starting to pick up and we're still battling the weather. We're...

May 10, 2017 : Jamie Marsden
Week 22 – Daleville to Newport, VA

Week 22 – Daleville to Newport, VA

The journey continues. . . A lot has happened since I had to take my leave from the trail.  In the three months that I was away from my forestry...

Apr 24, 2017 : Jamie Marsden
Week 21 – Buena Vista to Daleville, VA

Week 21 – Buena Vista to Daleville, VA

A lot has changed since last week.  We have lost two key members of our trail family; Ratatouille and Flicker!  Now, Legolas, Skooch, First Aid and Charlie Bear, and myself will...

Apr 16, 2017 : Jamie Marsden
An Extended Approach To the PCT on the PNT

An Extended Approach To the PCT on the PNT

What about all the snow? It's a question PCT hopefuls this year can't avoid.  NOBO, SOBO, or Whatever-BO, there is going to be snow persisting along the trail throughout the...

Apr 7, 2017 : Henry Slocum
Week 20 – Elkton to Buena Vista, VA

Week 20 – Elkton to Buena Vista, VA

Things are changing. The weather is getting worse. Trail family members are coming and going. But we're still making our way south, heading to Georgia. We're about to meet one...

Apr 5, 2017 : Jamie Marsden
Week 19 – Snickers Gap to Elkton, VA

Week 19 – Snickers Gap to Elkton, VA

The temperatures are still plummeting and we are starting to struggle our way through the woods.  Our little hiking family may soon part ways, but until then, our adventures will...

Mar 24, 2017 : Jamie Marsden
Week 18 – Waynesboro, PA to Snickers Gap, VA

Week 18 – Waynesboro, PA to Snickers Gap, VA

In this part of my journey, join me as we make our way through not 1, not 2, but 4 states!  That's right, we are leaving PA, making our way...

Mar 18, 2017 : Jamie Marsden
AT Recap Of 2016: What Went Wrong? What Went Right? What’s Next?

AT Recap Of 2016: What Went Wrong? What Went Right? What’s Next?

Finally Some Closure! It's been five months since I left the Appalachian Trail. I am finally getting my shit together to write a final blog about it. There's been lack...

Mar 13, 2017 : Josh Lichti
Week 17 – Duncannon to Waynesboro, PA

Week 17 – Duncannon to Waynesboro, PA

We are almost at our halfway point of our journey!  Just a few more days and we will have completed half of the entire Appalachian Trail!  What an adventure this...

Feb 27, 2017 : Jamie Marsden
The Big Question

The Big Question

"How has life been after the trail?" The big question. The question that sparks a million thoughts. The question that causes sorrow and happiness at the same time. The question...

Jan 25, 2017 : Ashley Schellhase