2014

A Year’s Reflection

A Year’s Reflection

A year ago, I waved at my dad with my hiking pole in the pouring rain, setting off on the Appalachian Trail in Georgia. My 6-month adventure had begun. I...

Mar 15, 2015 : Sarah (Ent)
5 Items I Refuse to Hike Without

5 Items I Refuse to Hike Without

“Refuse” might be a strong word, but I want to emphasize just how much I love this stuff. Every hiker has at least one favorite gear item. Thru-hikers spend a...

Jan 6, 2015 : Megan "VoldeMeg" Thompson
Tiny Terrors of the AT: Dirty Details About Deer Ticks and Lyme Disease

Tiny Terrors of the AT: Dirty Details About Deer Ticks and Lyme Disease

Forget bears, forget thunderstorms, forget things that go bump in the night: the real terror on the Appalachian Trail is the size of a sesame seed—or smaller. The eastern deer...

Dec 8, 2014 : Jordan Bowman
Meet 74-Year Old “Drag’n Fly”: Oldest Female Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker

Meet 74-Year Old “Drag’n Fly”: Oldest Female Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker

Badass. There is no other way to describe a 74 year-old who thru hikes the Appalachian Trail. "For me the fun is in the camping and the camaraderie  at the...

Oct 22, 2014 : Sarah (Ent)
15 Things I Learned in Just 3 Short Days on the Trail, and an Awesome Video…

15 Things I Learned in Just 3 Short Days on the Trail, and an Awesome Video…

Last week I got the fortunate opportunity to drive up to Virginia from Florida to pick up my dad who has been in Norfolk for the last 3 months for...

Jul 5, 2014 : Bonnie Newman
Life After the Appalachian Trail is What You Make of It

Life After the Appalachian Trail is What You Make of It

longest occupation in US history? After the prison closed, Native Americans proved an effective point by taking over and claiming it, since it was the same kind of crappy land...

Jun 25, 2014 : Sarah (Ent)
It’s Time… Gear Time That Is!

It’s Time… Gear Time That Is!

It's time... gear time that is! Yes, yes it certainly is. That magical time when I get to share my take on the boat loads of wisdom out there as...

Jun 17, 2014 : Micah Handy
Almost, but not quite yet.

Almost, but not quite yet.

Well its June 1st! And... no I have not started hiking yet. Bear with me though, much has happened in a short amount of time! Here are a couple reasons...

Jun 1, 2014 : Micah Handy
Meet Drew Burnett: The Former Pastor Attempting to Break the Appalachian Trail Speed Record

Meet Drew Burnett: The Former Pastor Attempting to Break the Appalachian Trail Speed Record

This June, Drew Burnett will attempt to beat the current speed-record on the Appalachian Trail. With a slight catch: like the man upstairs, he shall rest on the seventh day....

Apr 22, 2014 : Sarah (Ent)
A Different Adventure

A Different Adventure

Well I suppose this is my last AT entry. I’ve decided to leave the Trail. It was hardly an easy decision, but it is made and I am happy with...

Apr 14, 2014 : Sarah (Ent)