#2017thruhike

It’s Not You, It’s Me… Gear I Broke Up With On The Trail

It’s Not You, It’s Me… Gear I Broke Up With On The Trail

Last week I shared my top five pieces of gear on my 2017 AT hike.  I cheated and added an extra and don’t even get me started on Fluffy and...

Jan 16, 2018 : Deane "Roo" Giordano
My AT Trek is Over for Now

My AT Trek is Over for Now

My Thru Hiking Lesson After 777 Miles on the AT Nothing could have ever prepared me for what lie ahead when I embarked to thru hike the Appalachian Trail. My...

Jul 7, 2017 : Barry Hudson
What’s In a Name? (Part 2) How They Earned Their Trail Names

What’s In a Name? (Part 2) How They Earned Their Trail Names

  Hi, everyone. Due to the outpouring of new stories and feedback from the community, I have gone ahead and included as many more fun and interesting trail name stories in...

Mar 23, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names

What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names

Stalker Deer, Wrong Ways, and Laundry : Trail Hikers Share Stories On How They Got Their Trail Names.

Mar 20, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Your Average Jane’s Gear Log

Your Average Jane’s Gear Log

My AT 2017 gear list, including the why and how.

Feb 11, 2017 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
Unconventional Wisdom:  Is a Flip-Flop Hike Right For You?

Unconventional Wisdom: Is a Flip-Flop Hike Right For You?

Unconventional Is My Middle Name For a long time, I’ve been convinced that the only way to hike the AT is to start on Springer Mountain and end on Katahdin.  I...

Jan 1, 2017 : Deane "Roo" Giordano