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Steph’s AT Hike, Days 21-25: Near Fontana Dam to Bluff Mtn

Steph’s AT Hike, Days 21-25: Near Fontana Dam to Bluff Mtn

Overview of days 21-25 of Steph’s Appalachian Trail hike, from near Fontana Dam to Bluff Mountain, NC.

May 11, 2019 : Steph D
AT Mile 275: Great Smoky Mountain Adventures

AT Mile 275: Great Smoky Mountain Adventures

After hiking through Great Smoky Mountains National Park, I finally understand why they call it Great. The Smokies are a force of nature. Fontana Dam to Newport Gap The past...

Apr 27, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
Steph’s AT Hike Days 5-8: From Woody Gap to Hiawassee, GA

Steph’s AT Hike Days 5-8: From Woody Gap to Hiawassee, GA

A trail journal of days five through eight of Steph’s AT hike, from Woody Gap to Hiawassee, GA.

Apr 19, 2019 : Steph D
Steph’s AT Hike, Days Two to Four: Rain, Hail, Critters

Steph’s AT Hike, Days Two to Four: Rain, Hail, Critters

Overview of Days 2, 3, and 4 on Steph’s AT hike - including rain, hail, and critters.

Apr 13, 2019 : Steph D
Georgia on My Mind – Ray Charles

Georgia on My Mind – Ray Charles

The Lead-Up to the Start My dad kindly drove me to Heathrow Airport at 5 a.m. for my 8:25 flight. I was concerned that the airline may question my carry-on...

Apr 10, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
Why I Don’t Know Why I’m Hiking the AT

Why I Don’t Know Why I’m Hiking the AT

Some people have a good reason for hiking the AT. I don’t. And that’s alright with me.

Apr 7, 2019 : Will Krakow
Michael’s Hike: FAQ for Friends and Family

Michael’s Hike: FAQ for Friends and Family

Hi all! I'm roughly two weeks away from the genesis of my northbound venture on the Appalachian Trail (or AT for those in the know). I've told family and friends,...

Mar 31, 2019 : Michael Lang
Things (Mostly Animals) I Hope to See While Hiking

Things (Mostly Animals) I Hope to See While Hiking

Appalachia and the Appalachian Mountains host some of the most interesting ecology and geology in the United States. Here I highlight five awesome things I hope to find/see/take a photo...

Mar 31, 2019 : Michael Lang
The Hike Before the Hike: The Journey to Springer

The Hike Before the Hike: The Journey to Springer

With only one week until I set foot on the Appalachian Trail it is fair to say that I have had months to prepare. At times I do feel well...

Mar 24, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
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 "Unicorn" Anderson