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Please Allow me to Introduce Myself

Please Allow me to Introduce Myself

Hey! I am super stoked that you found your way here on The Trek! I am excited to be here as well. That must mean we share something in common!...

Jan 24, 2024 : Michael Chamberlain
Gear To Start With and High Level Strategy

Gear To Start With and High Level Strategy

First A Shout Out My daughter has been “encouraging” me to get another blog written. Meg is most certainly my biggest fan. I try not to disappoint her. Since my...

Jan 18, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
Week 1: Finally on Trail! (and then not)

Week 1: Finally on Trail! (and then not)

Old South Mountain Inn Trailhead, MD < Harpers Ferry, WV > Blackburn Trail Center, VA Days 1-7 Week 1 AT Miles: 29.7 Well... this hike got off to a very...

Jan 14, 2024 : Somewhere
The 164 Day Recap of Everything You Wanted To Know, And Maybe Some You Didnt

The 164 Day Recap of Everything You Wanted To Know, And Maybe Some You Didnt

I’ve said this before but it’s wild to consider your self an expert after doing something for the first time. But when that first time takes over 5 months to...

Dec 30, 2023 : Derek Witteman
Section Hiker Gone Rogue – The Why?

Section Hiker Gone Rogue – The Why?

Behind every journey, there’s a beginning… This is a picture of me and some friends my father took of us ~1983 while in Boy Scouts. I’m in the orange jacket....

Nov 6, 2023 : John Kriz
Thoughts from a Thru-Hiker with Bad Knees

Thoughts from a Thru-Hiker with Bad Knees

Hi!! I'm Megan (Sweetpea) and I set out to flip-flop hike the Appalachian Trail with my now husband Livingston (Flash) in 2018 when I was 20 years old. In my...

Nov 1, 2023 : Guest Post
Post-Hike #1: Northstar

Post-Hike #1: Northstar

Whenever I hit a low point, Northstar would remind me of how far I’d come and tell me she knew I’d finish on Katahdin. Sometimes, she’d hint that I’d sorely...

Oct 30, 2023 : Jon
Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #15 | Interview With Your Former Self

Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #15 | Interview With Your Former Self

Welcome back to Trail Correspondents! This is the final episode of season 4: an interview with your former self.  Traditionally, this episode is formatted such that we pan back and...

Oct 24, 2023 : Trail Correspondents
Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #14 | The Finish

Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #14 | The Finish

Welcome back to Trail Correspondents! We’ve finally come to it: the finish. Send us your questions about anything and everything here: Listen here: Or download this episode. In

Oct 10, 2023 : Trail Correspondents
Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #13 | Last Week On Trail

Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #13 | Last Week On Trail

Welcome back to Trail Correspondents! I am your host moron and this is episode 13 all about the last week on trail. There are a lot of complex, possibly mutually...

Sep 26, 2023 : Trail Correspondents