appalachian trail thru hike

Wild Walking Through the Smokies and Beyond

Wild Walking Through the Smokies and Beyond

Hey, y'all! Long time, no blog. Busy out here, ya know, living this grueling life with all these responsibilities. Like walking, eating, sleeping, repeat. But much has occurred since then,...

May 11, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Every Kind of Cold

Every Kind of Cold

It’s hard to remember what I considered ‘cold’ before starting this hike. I remember regular cryotherapy sessions, cold plunges, and the occasional cold front that warranted checking porch steps

May 7, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Maine

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Maine

All good things come to an end... but it was never that good. **Note: the following remarks are not meant to reflect adversely on the AT, but on my experience...

May 4, 2018 : Kimberly "Ronin" Huber
Who Dat Hiking?

Who Dat Hiking?

Who's crazy enough to do this? Some of you reading this probably are curious why someone would want to leave the comforts of regular life to go walk in the...

Apr 15, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Plagued with Bad Weather Through the Smokies

Plagued with Bad Weather Through the Smokies

Bye bye Smokies So I finally was able to say goodbye to the Smokies. What a miserable journey that was; nothing but a lot of bad weather almost every single...

Apr 12, 2018 : Noel Nason
Rain, Snow, and Depression in the Smoky Mountains

Rain, Snow, and Depression in the Smoky Mountains

Greetings from Hot Springs, N.C., and AT mile 274! The Smoky Mountains The Resupply I dropped out of the trail to resupply in Fontana, a great little tourist town just...

Apr 11, 2018 : Kimberly "Ronin" Huber
100 miles and counting……

100 miles and counting……

So we are 100 miles in. Stopped in Franklin, NC. Have met some great people, suffered a below freezing night last night and lots of rain, but some great sunshine...

Apr 5, 2018 : Dan and Stacey
Stories From The Trail Episode 6 – AT Kickoff 2018

Stories From The Trail Episode 6 – AT Kickoff 2018

Last weekend was ATKO 2018. The Appalachian Trail Kickoff is an annual event which has been held at Amicalola Falls State Park for nearly two decades. The site is home...

Mar 12, 2018 : Gary Sizer
I Forgot My Pants on the Appalachian Trail

I Forgot My Pants on the Appalachian Trail

Yup, I forgot my pants on the first day of my Appalachian Trail thru-hike. Feb. 28, 2018 My dad, sister, and boyfriend drove me to the trailhead to meet my...

Mar 5, 2018 : Ashley Manning
Big Girl, Big Hike

Big Girl, Big Hike

Hello, final hours of civilization! What a beautiful day we are experiencing here in North Georgia! Tomorrow I take the first of many steps on the Appalachian Trail. I've looked...

Feb 27, 2018 : Ashley Manning