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Final Reflections Before the Appalachian Trail

Final Reflections Before the Appalachian Trail

The time has come, and today is the day. My parents and best friend camped at Amicalola with Isaac and me last night, so as I write this I'm about...

Mar 24, 2019 : Phoebe Anderson
A Relaxing Off Day, and Snow Blankets the Smokies

A Relaxing Off Day, and Snow Blankets the Smokies

Getting to the Nantahala Outdoor Center, or the NOC as the cool kids call it, was the goal. I was excited to have a day when I didn't hike, but...

Mar 22, 2019 : Tilghman Moyer
What Worked, What Didn’t on My Trek to Maine

What Worked, What Didn’t on My Trek to Maine

Hey folks! A lot of time was spent deciding what to carry as I walked from Georgia to Maine. So I thought I'd briefly try to let you know how...

Mar 19, 2019 : Christopher Keys
Spring(er) Fever: What’s the Best Restaurant on the Appalachian Trail?

Spring(er) Fever: What’s the Best Restaurant on the Appalachian Trail?

It's Springer Fever. We've polled previous thru-hikers, selected and seeded, the Top 32 Best Restaurants on the Appalachian Trail. Now we need your help selecting which restaurants advance to the

Mar 19, 2019 : Lance Ness
Early Days, and a Trail Name Emerges

Early Days, and a Trail Name Emerges

It feels great to say I’ve finally put some miles on the Appalachian Trail that are going toward a thru-hike. Saturday afternoon I got my hiker tag and headed up...

Mar 11, 2019 : Tilghman Moyer
The End of My Walk Has Been Hard to Sum Up

The End of My Walk Has Been Hard to Sum Up

Hey all, It has been a long time since my last post. Good thing this isn't my job, cause I would have missed a few deadlines. I had a feeling...

Mar 7, 2019 : Christopher Keys
My Five Biggest Fears for the AT

My Five Biggest Fears for the AT

When you first tell people you plan on hiking the AT, and get past the basic premise that you have had a couple screws come loose and want to walk...

Feb 20, 2019 : Isaac Nesbitt
Advice for Hiking the AT with No Experience, From Someone Who Did

Advice for Hiking the AT with No Experience, From Someone Who Did

Hitting a long-distance hiking trail this season? Never backpacked a day in your life? Sounds a lot like me. When I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2016, the longest hike...

Feb 12, 2019 : Alexandria Cantrell
Why Did I Not Know This Sooner? Hiker Hindsight

Why Did I Not Know This Sooner? Hiker Hindsight

"Why did no one tell me about this?" The number of times I asked this question during my thru-hike was more then I thought it would have been. That might...

Feb 11, 2019 : Katie Friedman
My Dental Demise After the Appalachian Trail: A Cautionary Tale

My Dental Demise After the Appalachian Trail: A Cautionary Tale

ME overlooking Upper Yellowstone Falls Hey all! Glad to be writing again. A little catch up is in order before we get started. After finishing my thru hike and leaving...

Feb 6, 2019 : Kevin Arsenijevic