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An Overview of New England on the Appalachian Trail

An Overview of New England on the Appalachian Trail

While I have been hiking in Maine, I have spent a lot of time reflecting on the last couple of months. This hike has gone by fast and slow at...

Jul 26, 2021 : Hannah Goodman
AT Days 103-105

AT Days 103-105

Cooper Lodge to Stealth Site (1,719), 20.2 miles I was up and hiking early in an attempt to get a head start on the rain that was predicted for the...

Jul 19, 2021 : Max Kiel
Déjà Vu in Western New England

Déjà Vu in Western New England

One of the greatest temptations on the AT from the so-called "real world" can be found in Pawling, NY. In the midst of a stretch of farmland, the trail crosses...

Jul 9, 2021 : Austin Hays: Goblin
AT Days 88-90

AT Days 88-90

Ten Mile River Shelter to Silver Hill Campsites, 19.1 miles I typically don’t sleep well in a shelter but this night I actually slept soundly entirely through the night. I...

Jul 2, 2021 : Max Kiel
To Be Seen: Life as a Nonbinary Hiker

To Be Seen: Life as a Nonbinary Hiker

I’m the second of four kids. I grew up on a backlot of a rural road in Connecticut and spent my summers chasing frogs up and down the creek in...

Jun 29, 2021 : Aubri Drake
AT Days 85-87

AT Days 85-87

Bear Mountain Rec Area to Canopus Lake, 21.2 miles The two days off at my house were well spent as I hung out with family and friends and enjoyed lounging...

Jun 27, 2021 : Max Kiel
Filthy/Gorgeous (New Jersey and New York)

Filthy/Gorgeous (New Jersey and New York)

Stop me if you've had this dream before: as a fully grown adult, you have to relive a random year of school. Perhaps because of some technicality you have to...

Jun 22, 2021 : Austin Hays: Goblin
Back on Trail for 2.5 Weeks: Delaware Water Gap, PA to Great Barrington, MA

Back on Trail for 2.5 Weeks: Delaware Water Gap, PA to Great Barrington, MA

A summary of the latest portion of my big section hike. Delaware Water Gap, PA to Great Barrington, MA.

Jun 15, 2021 : Sarah Lesiecki
Getting in Gear to Live in the Woods for 6 Months

Getting in Gear to Live in the Woods for 6 Months

How Will I Gear Up for a Thru-Hike? First, Inspiration from My Uncle Bob. My Uncle Bob hiked the Appalachian Trail about 35 years ago before lightweight backpacking gear existed....

Apr 11, 2021 : Heather OConnell
A Complete List of Appalachian Trail Hostels: 2021 Edition

A Complete List of Appalachian Trail Hostels: 2021 Edition

Hostels on the Appalachian Trail are part of what makes a thru-hike such a unique experience. We've listed 120+ places to stay between Georgia and Maine, including a few lodgings...

Mar 22, 2021 : The Editors