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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
Started at Katahdin, Now I’m Here (Hanover)

Started at Katahdin, Now I’m Here (Hanover)

So Sorry! My Phone was on Airplane Mode For six weeks? No fucking way. I mean, it wasn't, but it sort of was. In any case, I personally have been...

Aug 17, 2017 : LilyMG
Katahdin, 100-Mile Wilderness, and What made the Cut

Katahdin, 100-Mile Wilderness, and What made the Cut

Greetings from Monson! On August 1, my husband, Ian, and I summited Katahdin on a wonderful, bluebird day. Also, the Sawmill Bar & Grill in Millinocket has an awesome deal...

Aug 12, 2017 : Megan Landstine
Life on the AT for Tom “Redbeard” Abel

Life on the AT for Tom “Redbeard” Abel

Apologies For me it has been difficult to blog from the trail. First of all, I don't usually have the availability of a computer and it is difficult to type...

Jul 29, 2017 : Tom Abel
I Am “Late”

I Am “Late”

Most of the information a person will come across regarding a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail is meant for a northbound hiker.  The Trail Days of Damascus, Virginia occurs before any...

Jul 26, 2017 : Megan Landstine
PCT Chapter 1: The Beginning

PCT Chapter 1: The Beginning

It's impossible to recreate the magic of your first thru-hike. Although the terrain is entirely unfamiliar, I went into the PCT feeling like I knew what to expect.  For the most...

Jul 25, 2017 : Zach
10 Myths for SOBO Thru-Hikers

10 Myths for SOBO Thru-Hikers

July 6th marked the beginning of my SOBO journey to Georgia, with the summit of Katahdin. I hit the mountain full of excitement and wonder, not only for the summit, but...

Jul 15, 2017 : Katie Doane
North Cascades Glory: PCT Part 2

North Cascades Glory: PCT Part 2

AUTHOR'S NOTE: I wrote most of this post in Bellingham last weekend, but didn't have time to finish and post it. Sorry for the delay!  Also, please click on the...

Jul 14, 2017 : Righteous