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Reflecting on Washington

Reflecting on Washington

As I sit in this cafe attached to the hostel I’m staying at in Portland, I’m crunching on a toasted everything bagel, sipping my black coffee, and the Chili Peppers...

Jul 27, 2019 : Alex
Hiking with Different Groups on Trail

Hiking with Different Groups on Trail

In the beginning I set out on this hike wanting to conquer it on my own. I knew that I would meet people, but I didn't know how important having...

Jul 12, 2019 : Tilghman Moyer
AT Mile 750: “What Am I Capable Of?” High Highs and Low Lows in Maine

AT Mile 750: “What Am I Capable Of?” High Highs and Low Lows in Maine

On Tuesday, I hit the AT at the road crossing of Maine highway 27 for my first southbound miles of the entire journey. My heart was full of positivity and...

Jun 22, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
Things I Have Learned in a Year of Preparing to Hike on Canada’s Great Trail

Things I Have Learned in a Year of Preparing to Hike on Canada’s Great Trail

As I head back to Ontario after 40 days and 750 km of training to pick up the extra gear I need to start my hike in St. John’s Newfoundland...

May 22, 2019 : Sonya
Walking Thru It.

Walking Thru It.

Hi, I’m Nugget! I like jammy eggs and long walks through the woods. Like, really long walks. Actually, a 2192 mile long walk where my partner, Harry, and I carry everything...

May 11, 2019 : Jessica Olin
Smoky Mountain Rain – Ronnie Milsap

Smoky Mountain Rain – Ronnie Milsap

North Carolina, Part Two Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the first point on the trail where there are more regulations than what I have become accustomed to. Here are...

May 5, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
Steph’s AT Hike Days 14-20: Franklin, NC, to Fontana Dam

Steph’s AT Hike Days 14-20: Franklin, NC, to Fontana Dam

Trail journal from Days 14-20 on the AT: Franklin, NC to Fontana Dam

Apr 28, 2019 : Steph D
Sweet (North) Carolin(a) – Neil Diamond

Sweet (North) Carolin(a) – Neil Diamond

A State of Three Halves North Carolina runs for approximately 314 miles through the AT. There are three distinct sections to traverse: From the Georgia state line to Fontana Dam,...

Apr 25, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
AT Mile 165: Accomplishments and a Weekend at Home

AT Mile 165: Accomplishments and a Weekend at Home

It’s been exactly three weeks since I started my thru-hike, and I still wake up every day feelinglike  the luckiest human on the planet. Though I’m less than 10% done...

Apr 14, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
My Version of “Why I Want to Thru-Hike”

My Version of “Why I Want to Thru-Hike”

In about 6 weeks, on May 22, I will be starting my PCT thru-hike from the Southern Terminus at the US/Mexico border. I am almost physically itching to start. In...

Apr 11, 2019 : Seagull