Trail Update

The A-word & is this terminus broken?

The A-word & is this terminus broken?

First 100 miles on the CDT „Have you seen this?!“ Within one hour of the CDTC email going out, multiple messages were sent and received. The A-word has dropped: Avalanche...

Jun 19, 2024 : A girl called Pinecone
Pennsylvania rocks

Pennsylvania rocks

Day 88: AWFUL night sleep. Truly truly horrendous. Worst on trail? Probably not because of the second night, but this was pretty damn close. I just tossed and turned and...

Jun 18, 2024 : Eitan Gerstle
A Sweet Side Quest

A Sweet Side Quest

Day 83: Well, I did sleep in a little today. “A little” being all the way to 6:30, so not exactly a LATE day, but I felt less tired than...

Jun 12, 2024 : Eitan Gerstle
Day 36 – 41, VA Triple Crown, and Turtles!!!

Day 36 – 41, VA Triple Crown, and Turtles!!!

Day 36 Miles 637.3 - 650.8 (13.5) The day started in Pearisburg at Angel's Rest hostel, where we had camped for the night. We sorted our 5 days' worth of...

Jun 10, 2024 : Kevin
Day 18-21: Push to Roan Mountain

Day 18-21: Push to Roan Mountain

Last time I updated, I was making dinner celebrating another day feeling stronger and stronger!  Day 18: Wait, We’re Ahead?! Woke up to the sound of nothing, but the birds...

Jun 9, 2024 : Maddi Plant
Virginia Blues: It’s Hard to Cry and Hike at the Same Time

Virginia Blues: It’s Hard to Cry and Hike at the Same Time

Ok, the title is a little dramatic. I only cried once in Virginia. It remains true though. I did learn that it is hard to cry and hike at the...

Jun 9, 2024 : Alexis Tucker
Day 13 – 17 : We Need to Talk Elevation

Day 13 – 17 : We Need to Talk Elevation

Last update, I was off to bed after a homesick Mother’s Day on trail.  Day 13: Rollercoaster Wicked End  Up and after it early! It’s gonna be another long day...

Jun 9, 2024 : Maddi Plant
Day 8 – 12 : Time To Make Those Miles

Day 8 – 12 : Time To Make Those Miles

Last update was tired me, alone me camped on a ridge determined to find my hiking partner in the morning.  Day 8: A Solo Night to a Treacherous One Woke...

Jun 9, 2024 : Maddi Plant
HexaTrek Tales Part 1: Rain, Uncertainty, and A Thousand Shades of Green.

HexaTrek Tales Part 1: Rain, Uncertainty, and A Thousand Shades of Green.

The thunder rumbles in my chest. The sky is putting on a magnificent light show tonight - so bright I can watch through the roof of my tent.  It’s 2AM,...

Jun 9, 2024 : Emily Grundy
Half Way, Half Gallon

Half Way, Half Gallon

Day 77: I was TIRED this morning. One of the guys next to me in the bunk room was up til like 2 watching/listening to stuff on his ipad. So,...

Jun 7, 2024 : Eitan Gerstle