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Meet The Hostel: Boots Off Hostel, Hampton TN

Meet The Hostel: Boots Off Hostel, Hampton TN

Details: Name: Boots Off Hostel and Campground Location: Hampton, Tennessee Options: Tenting, bunks, private rooms Amenities: Wifi, free shuttle with stay, resupply options, breakfast

Jan 30, 2017 : Bloodhound
Bob Peoples is Good People – Kincora Hostel

Bob Peoples is Good People – Kincora Hostel

Damn that coffee was delightful! What a refreshing change of pace to devour iron skillet-made eggs, bacon and cinnamon rolls! Heaven you say? With a shower on the horizon and...

Jun 16, 2016 : Tim Sundquist
Well That Just Happened! – First Thoughts After the 100 Mile Wilderness

Well That Just Happened! – First Thoughts After the 100 Mile Wilderness

It's day 11 of this journey. I am at Shaw's Hiking Hostel on my second day of zero miles. I'm Staying a third night. Fuck it right? Who's rushin? I...

Jun 10, 2016 : Josh Lichti
Mountain Crossings Reinvents The Shake Down

Mountain Crossings Reinvents The Shake Down

One of the unexpected cool things about working for a specialty outdoor retailer that is also a small business is how involved you get. I mean really, really, involved. My co-workers...

Dec 16, 2015 : Carlie Gentry
Stretch Reviews: Top of Georgia Hostel

Stretch Reviews: Top of Georgia Hostel

Disclaimer: Top of Georgia donated a free night to me for the purpose of the review. Cost: $20 pp per night with options to add on for meals, luxurious foot...

Apr 24, 2015 : Sara Douma
Inside Look: The Greasy Creek Friendly

Inside Look: The Greasy Creek Friendly

Today the Appalachian Trail is home to a plethora of hostels, but only home to one Friendly. For nearly 15 years the Greasy Creek Friendly has made it its mission...

Mar 19, 2015 : Kenny Howell
Inside Look: Black Bear Resort in Hampton, TN

Inside Look: Black Bear Resort in Hampton, TN

March marks the time of year Marylee and Bob Breuer travel back to Hampton, Tenn., from Florida to help their daughter Stephanie and her husband Brian Dockemeyer polish up the...

Mar 16, 2015 : Kayla Carter
Inside Look: Brown’s Grocery and Braemar Castle

Inside Look: Brown’s Grocery and Braemar Castle

Sutton Brown said he has assisted hikers working hard to complete the entire or parts of the Appalachian Trail since the late 70s. Sutton Brown stands outside of his business...

Mar 12, 2015 : Kayla Carter
Inside Look: Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast

Inside Look: Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast

The novelty that bolsters the Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast’s atmosphere is family history. Owners Ann Morgan-Campbell and her brother Robert Morgan have spent the last 13 years creating a

Feb 2, 2015 : Kayla Carter
Inside Look: Bob Peoples’ Kincora Hiking Hostel

Inside Look: Bob Peoples’ Kincora Hiking Hostel

Bob Peoples' Kincora Hiking Hostel experience is truly refreshing and a must for an Appalachian Trail through hiker seeking to get the most out of their journey. A portrait of...

Jan 14, 2015 : Kayla Carter