This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

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. You may have noticed that we missed last week in order to bring you a selection of the best Instagram photos from the trail so far this year. To make up for that this week we’re doing double duty and giving you an extra dose of Instagrammy goodness from the past two weeks!

This week we take a look at photos snapped between 04/20/15 – 05/04/15.

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:

is saying goodbye to his old life one shoe at a time.

300 miles down for . Only 1885 miles to go!

celebrates 32 days in by enjoying the sunrise atop the highest point on the AT.

has got nearly 2,000 miles of awesome experiences still ahead of her.

Doesn’t seem so far…#Appalachiantrail #appalachiantrials #at2015

A photo posted by Erin Tate (@humantoerin) on

Nom, nom, nom. Photo courtesy of .

climbs his way up Dragons Tooth in VA.

Don’t look down! Dragons Tooth – Mile 699.

A photo posted by Andrew Repp (@andrewcrepp) on

Nothing like a good sunrise to start off a day of hiking. Photo courtesy of .

Sunrise wasn’t bad either. #at2015 #appalachiantrail #AppalachianTrials #3whats #rei1440

A photo posted by Corey Breitmeyer (@corebob) on

takes a trip up to South Twin to watch the sunset.

The sun sets on a white blaze on South Twin in the whites. #appalachiantrials

A photo posted by Charles Proctor (@the.proctopus) on

Sunrise on McAfee Knob always guarantees a spectacular selfie. Photo courtesy of .

McAfee Knob sunrise! #nofilter #appalachiantrials #appalachiantrail

A photo posted by Rob Smith (@robsmith807) on

The sun breaks through the Smokys for .

Day 29 on the Appalachian Trail The hour surrounding sunset is sure hard to beat. Things are looking nice in the Smokies.

A photo posted by Bryan Conley (Gadabout) Iowa (@bryanconley) on

and a few others set up shop atop Max Patch.

Base camp on top of Max Patch. #at2015 #AppalachianTrail #AppalachianTrials #nobo #easterpod

A photo posted by Spin The Compass (@spinthecompass) on

Privacy? What’s that? Photo courtesy of .

made a new friend.

Virginia is 500 miles of beautiful. Photo courtesy of .

Just a small taste of the beautiful flora the AT provides courtesy of .

Pretty flowers. Oh yeah, and it snowed last night. #NeemorsThru

A photo posted by Neemor The Pinestraw (@neemorsworld) on

You know you’re a thru-hiker when…Photo courtesy of .

and pup feeling right at home. Some things never change.

Nothing like admiring a tree nearly 12 times your age to help put life in perspective. Photo courtesy of .

Remedy climbing a 300 year old oak tree. Mile 676.

A photo posted by Andrew Repp (@andrewcrepp) on

takin’ it easy at Four Pines Hostel in Catawba, VA.

Hanging out at the Four Pines Hostel #appalachiantrail #appalachiantrials #AT2015 #nobo

A photo posted by Connor Mullen (@dontdoitkidd) on

joins in some classic hiker-trash games in Hot Springs, NC.

crosses the Fontana Dam hand in hand.

finds a salamander insisting on being as photogenic as possible.

This little dude ran down the hill and insisted on posing for a photo. #AT2015 #appalachiantrail #appalachiantrials #salamander

A photo posted by Robert -aka- “Rush” (@the_mountians_are_calling) on

Cheers to all of these badass ladies. Photo courtesy of .

Action shot at Dismal Falls courtesy of .

Remedy enjoying Dismal Falls. Mile 610.

A photo posted by Andrew Repp (@andrewcrepp) on

steps into the light as she approaches Clingmans Dome.

A few steps to Clingmans Dome #at2015 #appalachiantrials #nobo

A photo posted by @sarahikesalot on

revisits where his journey really started. Where did you fall in love with the AT?

Sunrises don’t get much better than this. Photo courtesy of .

Happy May! #sunrise #Tennessee

A photo posted by Stephen J Herceg (@atezrock) on

“I think I took a wrong turn at Albuquerque.” Yuk, yuk, yuk. Photo courtesy of .

A wild pony on the trail. Mile 495.

A photo posted by Andrew Repp (@andrewcrepp) on

An epic sunrise silhouette courtesy of .

and crew spend the night staring off into the cosmos.

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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