Appalachian Trail Trail Name

What’s in a (trail) name??

What’s in a (trail) name??

Apparently, it is part of the "hiking culture" to have a trail name. It is a nickname that is bequeathed to you by your hiking comrades, usually after you pull some stunt...

Jun 17, 2017 : KatBird & Trail
Choosing My Trail Name – The Rest of the Story

Choosing My Trail Name – The Rest of the Story

Why the Trail Name "Red Beard"? In my bio, I imply my trail name, Red Beard, is based on my self image. However, there is more to it than that....

Dec 15, 2016 : Tom Abel