2015 thru-hikers

Listening

Listening

Orange light illuminated the green tarp of my tiny, Easton tent. My mom and I unpacked ourselves from the sardine position and situated ourselves for a toasty breakfast in bed....

Mar 24, 2016 : Captain Planet
By the Numbers: Backpacks on the Appalachian Trail

By the Numbers: Backpacks on the Appalachian Trail

As one of my pack was dear to me from the start. But after I crammed it through the crevices of Mahoosuc Notch, catapulted it over the Lemon Squeeze, and...

Nov 12, 2015 : Mariposa
2015 Thru-Hikers: Sneak Peek Into Another Record Year

2015 Thru-Hikers: Sneak Peek Into Another Record Year

In recent years, conservationists encouraged thru-hikers to stray from the traditional north bound hike in order to alleviate environmental impacts on trail. These efforts have paid off, considering

Nov 6, 2015 : Mary Beth Skylis