2016 thru hike

Retrospective Update From the CDT: Idaho, Montana, and CANADA

Retrospective Update From the CDT: Idaho, Montana, and CANADA

(This is the final installment of my retrospective updates of my 2016 thru-hike of the Continental Divide Trail. Click here, THEM PAWS! Finally, I gotto see my first grizzly bears!...

Jan 7, 2017 : Katie Brown
It’s A Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life

Or “We Are. The Class. Of. 2016!” The Hiker Yearbook. It’s that time of year again—decorations are hung, cookies are baking and I’ve watched the classic 1946 Christmas movie, It’s...

Dec 22, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Shrewsbury to Bennington

Shrewsbury to Bennington

    The Cairn Gardens^   Corn is Heavy! I had a delicious breakfast of eggs, bacon, home fries, and fruit at the Perry house in the morning. They dropped...

Sep 27, 2016 : Hillary
1500 Miles and Hitting Halfway

1500 Miles and Hitting Halfway

"Officially" Halfway I've made it to Pine Grove Furnace State Park, the "official" halfway point of the AT. For me, it's just over 1500 miles in. This is where I...

Sep 7, 2016 : Laurel "Duchess of Slug" Seus
Questions from the office

Questions from the office

Is this like that Reese Witherspoon movie? umm.... kinda? but not really. Continue reading the Q & A's to get  a better idea of what we are doing. Klutz magee?...

Jul 4, 2016 : Yard Sale
PCT Section A: 109 Miles of Ups and, Well, Ups

PCT Section A: 109 Miles of Ups and, Well, Ups

Hey Everyone! I started the PCT a week early-March 14-with my husband, whom I coerced into joining me for Section A. Section A starts at the Mexico border and ends...

Mar 29, 2016 : Amy Bee
Making the Perfect Playlist for Your Thru-Hike

Making the Perfect Playlist for Your Thru-Hike

T-minus: 65 days As much as I want to connect with nature and enjoy the silence that can be found deep in the woods during my hike, I know that there...

Mar 6, 2016 : Colleen Goldhorn
So People Are Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail Already?

So People Are Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail Already?

In the moody depths of big city winter days, it comforts me to remember that someone is always hiking somewhere on the Appalachian Trail. It has come to my attention...

Jan 14, 2016 : Joe Schmidt
How the ATC Plans to Sustain the Appalachian Trail

How the ATC Plans to Sustain the Appalachian Trail

Foot traffic on the Appalachian Trail is growing—Since the 1930s when only 5 people reported walking over 2,000 miles, the number of thru-hikers continues to increase steadily. When "A Walk...

Dec 9, 2015 : Ashli Baldwin