A Trail Life

Leave No Trace Principles on the Appalachian Trail

Leave No Trace Principles on the Appalachian Trail

While the number of hikers attempting a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail each year is around 2500 range, it has no reflection of the total number of people who interact...

Dec 21, 2014 : Paul "BigTex" Bunker
Hiking by the Numbers – Details from our AT Section Hike

Hiking by the Numbers – Details from our AT Section Hike

During our section hike on the AT last year, I (Minutes) kept a spreadsheet of pretty much everything that we did.  I wrote down what I ate, the animals we...

Feb 10, 2013 : ATrailLife
Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Dog (Part 2)

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Dog (Part 2)

If you missed Part 1 of Hiking with a Dog, you can We even used it indoors once. Questions from Readers.  Thank you to Tracy for submitting the wonderful questions!...

Jan 18, 2013 : ATrailLife
Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Dog (Part 1)

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Dog (Part 1)

The topic we’re asked about most frequently (aside from “why in the world would you hike for that long?”) is hiking with a dog.  It fascinates people and they are...

Jan 15, 2013 : ATrailLife
A Trail Life

A Trail Life

Hello, hikers!  We trust everyone’s coping with their Springer Fever and anxiously counting down the days to hiking season.  No?  Just us? While everyone’s making their gear lists and checking

Jan 7, 2013 : ATrailLife