#appalachiantrail

The 100 Mile Wilderness

The 100 Mile Wilderness

The 100 Mile Wilderness is a stretch of the Appalachian Trail that extends from Monson, Maine to Abol Bridge, which sits about ten miles South from Mt. Katahdin. It is...

Jul 17, 2024 : Matthew King
Into Vermont and then home

Into Vermont and then home

Day 109 Shaker Tent Site To Cookie Lady -- AT Daily Miles 21.0; AT Total Miles 1566.7 It thunder stormed or rained most of the night. Plus, it was very windy....

Jul 11, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
Finishing Connecticut

Finishing Connecticut

Day 103 Kent, CT To Cornwall Bridge, CT -- AT Daily Miles 12.6; AT Total Miles 1484.5 Another scorching day in the 90s. It’s hard to drink enough water on days...

Jul 3, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
An anemic hiker asks permission to walk into a bar

An anemic hiker asks permission to walk into a bar

The hiker smell sticks to my skin and my clothes. The humidity has kept me damp for days and this trail lacks the layers of dust that mask the smell...

Jun 26, 2024 : Pyro
Trail Legs, Meat, Garlic, and Crosses

Trail Legs, Meat, Garlic, and Crosses

The trail continues. It winds back and forth, goes up and down. A day on trail is becoming the normal day. A standard against which all other days are measured....

Jun 19, 2024 : Pyro
Half way there

Half way there

Day 81 Pen Mar Park To Quarry Gap Shelter - AT Daily Miles 20.4; AT Total Miles 1088.1 The five days at home flew by and I was back on...

Jun 9, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
Hiding from the Sun on the AT

Hiding from the Sun on the AT

Excessive ultraviolet radiation from the sun causes skin to wither, blister, and burn. I guess whatever tan I acquired on previous hikes is gone. My skin is excessively sensitive to...

Jun 5, 2024 : Pyro
Three New States!

Three New States!

Day 71 Front Royal To Pine Ridge - AT Daily Miles 26.0; AT Total Miles 998.4 The zero day yesterday was well spent. It rained most of the day and I...

May 31, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park

Day 64 Rockfish Gap To Blackrock Gap - AT Daily Miles 20.0; AT Total Miles 884.6 My rest day yesterday was awesome and I got a lot done, including my resupply...

May 27, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
Scenic Virginia and A Reunion

Scenic Virginia and A Reunion

Day 52 - VA 635 To Power Lines -- AT Daily Miles 21.4; AT Total Miles 681.1 Today was just as hard as I thought it was going to be....

May 19, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle