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Ever Wonder What Its Like To Live In A Trail Town?

Ever Wonder What Its Like To Live In A Trail Town?

As the warm, busy summer days get shorter, the hikers become less. The town quiet, but people still come around. Because there’s still beauty to see. One thing that caught...

Dec 1, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
Days 178-180 New Hampshire: The Presidential Range

Days 178-180 New Hampshire: The Presidential Range

On our last morning at the Ski Lodge, we enjoyed one more delicious breakfast sandwich from Wayne's then said goodbye to Jeff and see you later to the other hikers....

Nov 22, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
AT 2022 Post Thru-Hike 10 FAQs

AT 2022 Post Thru-Hike 10 FAQs

Spitfire 2022 NOBO Final Blog Entry It's been almost 4 months since completing my 2022 AT thru-hike.  I have had some time and space to reflect a bit.  Also, I...

Nov 20, 2022 : Michelle Petix
Days 174-175 New Hampshire: Franconia Notch to Crawford Notch

Days 174-175 New Hampshire: Franconia Notch to Crawford Notch

Before I get into the hiking, I have to talk about the Old Colony Ski Club. It’s in Lincoln, New Hampshire, a teeny town at the base of the Whites...

Nov 20, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 172-173 New Hampshire: The Kinsmans

Days 172-173 New Hampshire: The Kinsmans

We got an early shuttle out of Hiker’s Welcome. Plan A was to go over the Kinsmans (South and North) to the shelter just on the other side- an 11...

Oct 22, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Who Have I Become?

Who Have I Become?

Who Have I Become? A Concluding Synopsis Post Appalachian Trail That's a great question. The answer is colorful and convoluted and anyone that has accomplished the great task of a...

Oct 17, 2022 : Anna Hamrick
Stand By Me

Stand By Me

"I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was on the AT. Jesus, does anyone?" Story I met Guide, Syrup, and Rocky the day...

Oct 12, 2022 : MG Hibionada
Sleep Paralysis at Pierce Pond

Sleep Paralysis at Pierce Pond

Imagine pitching your tent in a spot that faces a peaceful view: a shimmering blue pond, luscious green trees that trace the horizon, and the beaming sun setting behind it....

Oct 11, 2022 : MG Hibionada
There is No “Done”: Reflections on a Completed AT Thru-Hike

There is No “Done”: Reflections on a Completed AT Thru-Hike

Even the Appalachian Mountains were fallible, carved and folded into their present form by calamitous, earth-shattering forces. And yet they lay under my feet as steady and solid as anything.

Sep 26, 2022 : Emilee Hackney
Glorious Handwashing, An Ode to Plumbing

Glorious Handwashing, An Ode to Plumbing

“I’m getting used to the idea of washing my face with cold water!” Two 20 something year old women stood at the hut bathroom’s cold running water sinks. Somewhere in...

Sep 25, 2022 : Wendy Boller