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Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

What one AT thru-hiker carried between 3/26/2017 and 9/5/2017. Initial AT Gear List: (60L(33#) Amicalola Falls) I went through so much gear for many reasons a post-hike pack load video

Sep 21, 2017 : Chris G.
A Review of My Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo Tent

A Review of My Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo Tent

In my attempt to lighten my pack and gain some much needed head room, I decided to sell my This was my first experience with a tarp tent, and after...

Sep 21, 2017 : Annette
Sharing Thru-Hiking’s Power with a Nonhiking Audience

Sharing Thru-Hiking’s Power with a Nonhiking Audience

Sometimes it takes a long time to make meaning from dramatic events in our lives. I got off the trail fifteen months ago with a broken foot, not knowing if...

Sep 20, 2017 : Notebook
I Walked 1,000 Miles: An Open Letter To The Proclaimers

I Walked 1,000 Miles: An Open Letter To The Proclaimers

Dear Charlie and Craig, In March 2017 I set out to hike as much of the Appalachian Trail as I possibly could. I quickly realized this meant accomplishing something you...

Sep 19, 2017 : Therese Masotta
Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 9/18/17)

Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 9/18/17)

It's that time of year again! Congratulations! Thru-hikers from all over are crossing the finish line. Whether you are a NOBO summiting Katahdin, a SOBO on your way to Springer,...

Sep 18, 2017 : Ben Barrett
Maine.  Or, Finding Just What You Were(n’t) Looking For

Maine. Or, Finding Just What You Were(n’t) Looking For

I have hiked 252.7 miles of the Appalachian Trail, plus some extra miles on "detours" and side trails.  I started this journey with the goal of being an Appalachian Trail thru-hiker,...

Sep 17, 2017 : Megan Landstine
Trail Update #14: New Hampshire and Maine are kinda bat-s**t crazy

Trail Update #14: New Hampshire and Maine are kinda bat-s**t crazy

Hi peeps! I started this post over a month ago, and never finished it for reasons that

Sep 13, 2017 : snapchat
“Normal”

“Normal”

I was flipping through my travel journal the other day and found this entry from November 6th 2016. "I wish I had the words to express how I feel about...

Sep 13, 2017 : Cassie
How to Rig A Hammock Gear Tarp

How to Rig A Hammock Gear Tarp

What to do when you open up a brand new other sites, ending up with a lightweight US-made tarp: the video. The first thing you'll need for rigging is some type of...

Sep 13, 2017 : Chris G.
Gear List for the AT

Gear List for the AT

WTF do I need? All the gear, no idea.  It turns out that planning a major expedition is not as easy as it seems when you can't physically touch or...

Sep 13, 2017 : Spuggy