appalachian trail thru-hiker

Want to Get Over a Breakup? Plan a Thru-Hike

Want to Get Over a Breakup? Plan a Thru-Hike

As my Appalachian Trail thru-hike approaches one of the most common questions I am asked is, why are you doing this? I’ve brainstormed several captivating responses to this question, but...

Mar 2, 2018 : Emmy
Review of Earl Shaffer’s “Walking With Spring”

Review of Earl Shaffer’s “Walking With Spring”

Earl Shaffer was both the first person to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail and to NOLS) was pioneering and perfecting minimum impact camping, which later morphed into Leave No Trace (The...

Nov 17, 2017 : John Edward Harris
A Professional Trail Angel Chimes In

A Professional Trail Angel Chimes In

Hello, and greetings from the North Country! In most places, I am known as Meg Wilson, the author. But I hope you’ll call me Auntie Meg when you see me...

May 16, 2014 : Meg Wilson
Advice I Can’t Yet Give

Advice I Can’t Yet Give

I haven't started hiking yet. So what can I offer the AT blogging world at this point? I certainly don't have my own complete list of What you should know...

Feb 27, 2014 : Ellie B.