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The First Rule About the Appalachian Trail is You Don’t Talk About Springer

The First Rule About the Appalachian Trail is You Don’t Talk About Springer

In addition, the anonymity of trail names to is fascinating. One could really know truly nothing about somebody they have been hiking with for weeks. Shit, they could be Tyler...

Nov 5, 2022 : Nash Calvin
Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

Photo credit Zoe Morelli Finger Lakes Floating Dress Photography I am a witch with rhyme and reason I am a changeling like the season My mother the moon 🌙 My...

Oct 31, 2022 : Zoe Morelli
Week 8: Washington Part 2

Week 8: Washington Part 2

The Middle and Not So Good Washington Continued… This enlightened mood did change, however, the state was about to hand me my lowest days on trail thus far. The magic...

Sep 5, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
Week 6 BONUS: An Apology Letter to Oregon— no more buts

Week 6 BONUS: An Apology Letter to Oregon— no more buts

Dear Oregon, I need your attention real quick. I am on my knees asking for your forgiveness! I said “but” after uttering the four letter word that some find so...

Aug 15, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
How To Thru-Hike in Everyday Life

How To Thru-Hike in Everyday Life

Even the schedule on trail is loose and lackadaisical. It is challenging, but attainable. You start from Point A and eventually end at Point B. It’s so simple, routine, and...

Jul 22, 2022 : Nash Calvin
A good friend knows all your stories. A best friend helped you create them.

A good friend knows all your stories. A best friend helped you create them.

There are very few things in life I look forward to more than getting out in nature and getting away from my busy and hectic everyday life. That’s not to...

May 16, 2022 : Zoe Morelli
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened AKA The Gym Story

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened AKA The Gym Story

Her Intentions Were Good Do you have a favorite food? I get asked that a lot and I don’t really know. I adore cooking and am a real foodie! But...

Apr 17, 2022 : Zoe Morelli
Lions and Tigers and Bears… Oh My!

Lions and Tigers and Bears… Oh My!

What Is This Shit All About? My sweet nine-year-old came home and told me that her new friend at school, whose name is Internet, said that “it isn’t possible to...

Apr 16, 2022 : Zoe Morelli
Gus Gets A Surprise

Gus Gets A Surprise

I've been discussing our upcoming attempted thru hike of the Appalachian Trail with my best buddy, Gus, the 7 year old, semi-trained, Labradoodle who recently informed me he thought the...

Jan 12, 2022 : Rob Dippel
Take My Dog For A Hike?

Take My Dog For A Hike?

Gus, my seven-year-old, semi-trained Labradoodle, is coming along when I hike the Appalachian Trail.  That question was decided shortly after I decided to go and I realized we couldn't be...

Jan 5, 2022 : Rob Dippel