The Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail This Week

We continue to peruse all of the wonderful pictures from Instagram with the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and #AppalachianTrials and select a few of the best each week.

This week we take a look at photos snapped between 02/16/15 – 02/23/15.

If you would like your picture to be included, be sure to use the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and/or #AppalachianTrials (we give preference to this one).  And follow Appalachian Trials on Instagram for even more AT love.

Here is this week’s best pictures from the #AppalachianTrail:

Jeff and Regina’s Green Mountain House in Manchester Center, VT is a hostel not worth missing. Photo courtesy of .

Soon and very soon.  studies up in appropriate hiker fashion.

AT Fun Fact #287 – A scant 91 years ago the Bear Mountain Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world. Photo courtesy of .

Some important advice from  conquering Lehigh Gap.

Remember everybody…look stoic today A photo posted by Brett “Cruise” Evans © (@_brettevans) on

Whether you love it or you hate it you will always remember your time on the trail in the Cumberland Valley. Photo courtesy of .

Often mistaken as salamanders, these little guys are actually the eastern red-spotted newt. They take on this bright orange color during their juvenile stage as they move onto land traveling from pond to pond. They are actually aquatic in their adult stage where they trade their vibrant appearance for a darker green complexion. Photo courtesy of .

#AppalachianTrail #sally A photo posted by Owen McCarty (@theplateletwalker) on

This is what can happen if you don’t keep your hiker hunger in check. Photo courtesy of . (no turtles were harmed in the taking of this photograph).

As  shows, it isn’t just the north getting hammered by the elements this week.

Heh. Get it? “chillin’ out”. Classic. Photo courtesy of .

 

All you prospective hikers take a long look at this one from . Look at it! You’ll be dealing with it yourself soon enough. Prepare yourselves.

Bear witness to ‘s well-worn tools of the trade.

Four legs are better than one. #AppalachianTrail #longdistancehiking

A photo posted by Owen McCarty (@theplateletwalker) on

A beyond gorgeous capture by  atop Blood Mountain.

A throwback of epic proportions by  of Mount Washington from January 2010.

tbt: The Beast of the East – Mount Washington, as seen from Mount Monroe 1.23.10

A photo posted by Chris Dailey (@chris_and_smackers) on

It doesn’t seem like -7 degree weather is enough to keep  and Buddy from having a blast on the trail.

#snowshoe morning. -7deg when we started. #appalachiantrail A photo posted by Christine A (@ridedivide) on

 

Be sure to check back next week for more of that sweet, delicious #Appalachian Trail Instagram goodness!

And remember if you would like your picture to be included, be sure to use the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and/or #AppalachianTrials (we give preference to this one).  And follow Appalachian Trials on Instagram for even more AT love.

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