Appalachian Trail 2016

Made to be Broken: the Karl Meltzer Story

Made to be Broken: the Karl Meltzer Story

‘Made to be Broken’ is a film about Karl Meltzer falling down. Watch this incredible video here But then, it might be more appropriate to say that Red Bull’s documentary...

Apr 13, 2017 : Maggie Wallace
Our Thru Hike: By the Numbers

Our Thru Hike: By the Numbers

Hello Friends! Since we are no longer walking day in and day out, I have a little more time to write blog posts! I've been thinking about what kind of...

Sep 12, 2016 : The Stones
1300 Miles: Well That Was Fun.

1300 Miles: Well That Was Fun.

I'm known for finishing what I start and am one of those horrible parents who raised the kids to abide by the same supposition. So the thought of, to borrow a current political euphemism,

Sep 1, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
1100 Miles: Maine. Mahoosuc Notch. Moose.

1100 Miles: Maine. Mahoosuc Notch. Moose.

2016 Flip Flop: SNP to ME/SNP to GA The miles between 1100 and 1200 find me in Monson, Maine, the last town before reaching Katahdin, and a wifi connection, as...

Aug 13, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Tennessee: Beautiful Waterfalls, Bad Weather, Abundant Trail Magic 

Tennessee: Beautiful Waterfalls, Bad Weather, Abundant Trail Magic 

It's been a while since our last blog post, and it feels like a lifetime since we left Hot Springs. We are now at mile 468, which means we covered...

May 15, 2016 : The Stones
Jumping onto the AT @ ROCKFISH GAP

Jumping onto the AT @ ROCKFISH GAP

It is hard to argue that the Shenandoah National Park offers one of the most scenic and breathtaking views of most all of the Appalachian Trail. This morning was no...

May 11, 2016 : Mike Paschal
Bronchitis. Bear. Shenandoah Burning: The First Flipping 100 Miles

Bronchitis. Bear. Shenandoah Burning: The First Flipping 100 Miles

I left Wisconsin with snow falling heading east in search of spring. I also had the smallest of coughs. By the time I hit the trail two days later, I definitely...

May 1, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
How to Survive an Encounter With A Wild Thru Hiker

How to Survive an Encounter With A Wild Thru Hiker

When it comes to day hiking during Spring, most people in the South are most concerned about encountering a bear, wild hog, rattlesnake, or other potentially dangerous wildlife. Fortunately, most...

Apr 30, 2016 : Laurel "Duchess of Slug" Seus
All My Gear is Blue and Other Thoughts While Packing for My Hike

All My Gear is Blue and Other Thoughts While Packing for My Hike

I'm less than two weeks out from hitting the trail. And as I've been gathering my gear, one thing has become quite evident to me. Let's see if you notice...

Mar 6, 2016 : Molly Bybee
Why Not?

Why Not?

"I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get...

Jan 27, 2016 : The Stones