Trail Update

Crossing State Lines Like a SOBO; Hello, New Hampshire

Crossing State Lines Like a SOBO; Hello, New Hampshire

Day 26: Mile 256.9 to Mile 264.9 Somebody told the mountains they could be anything when they grew up, so they grew up to be jungle gyms. Ladders going up....

Aug 8, 2018 : Amie Spring
Finding My Rhythm, Discovering a New Normal

Finding My Rhythm, Discovering a New Normal

Greetings, folks! I'm writing today on Aug. 7, my 108th day on this epic journey. I've gotten as into the groove of things as possible, which on trail means being...

Aug 7, 2018 : Carl Stanfield
Timberline Lodge Food and the End of Oregon

Timberline Lodge Food and the End of Oregon

Last video update for Oregon. This includes the buffet feast at Timberline Lodge as well as my walk to Cascade Locks and the Bridge of the Gods. I made a...

Aug 7, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Federal Agency Temporarily Halts Mountain Valley Pipeline

Federal Agency Temporarily Halts Mountain Valley Pipeline

On Friday, a federal agency ordered a halt to construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The project has run into many issues dealing with erosion since it began its path...

Aug 6, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Epic Floods, Food, and Towns Through Pennsylvania

Epic Floods, Food, and Towns Through Pennsylvania

Rocksylvania, you're more like Rainsylvania. Pennsylvania had been looming in the future of this historic trail, having a reputation for being the most challenging state for many reasons. As

Aug 6, 2018 : Christopher Keys
It Was the Best of Times; It Was the Worst of Times

It Was the Best of Times; It Was the Worst of Times

As planned I set out from Hanover after enjoying breakfast at Lou’s and hiked to Lincoln, NH.  I learned a few things hiking this section. Any hike leaving Hanover has...

Aug 6, 2018 : George Turner (Old Growth)
Maine: It’s Not All Rain and Pain After All

Maine: It’s Not All Rain and Pain After All

The first week hiking in Maine was wet and confusing.  Wet because the rain that started on my last day in New Hampshire continued for seven days into Maine.  Confusing...

Aug 4, 2018 : Pete Bromen
Vermud Is a Slippery Slope

Vermud Is a Slippery Slope

Vermont has been a trip. Yep, you read that right. Vermont. Sometimes I can’t even comprehend how far I’ve walked. At this point I have less than 500 miles until...

Aug 4, 2018 : Mackenzie
Escaping Fires While Putting Oregon in the Rearview

Escaping Fires While Putting Oregon in the Rearview

Hello everyone out there in The Trek land. I'm currently in Packwood, WA, with less than 400 miles to go and again behind on the updates. Below you will find...

Jul 30, 2018 : Chris Guynn
120 Miles Done: Through the Smoke and Fire to Crater Lake

120 Miles Done: Through the Smoke and Fire to Crater Lake

I just woke up in my little one-person progressively-worse-smelling tent, wandered to the actual bathroom! with actual running water! at this crater lake campsite, rubbed layer one of dirt off...

Jul 28, 2018 : Heather Pearson