#appalachian trial

How to Get To Springer Mountain

How to Get To Springer Mountain

"Where’s Springer Mountain? You mean the Southern Terminus of the AT? That’s easy… it’s in Georgia. In the woods. Actually wait I don’t know.” Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Luckily,...

Jan 10, 2017 : Maggie Slepian
PCT Journal Entry #1:  From Katahdin to the Pacific Crest Trail

PCT Journal Entry #1: From Katahdin to the Pacific Crest Trail

  A thruhike ends like a car crash. It doesn't wind down. One day you are surrounded by friends with whom you share a deep emotional and psychological connection. The...

Apr 1, 2016 : Digger
I Just Called To Say I Love You

I Just Called To Say I Love You

Mile 10.4 Horse Gap, Georgia Horse Gap isn’t an ideal campsite, the clearing we chose is on quite a slope. There is a forest road pretty close that apparently gets...

Mar 10, 2016 : Digger
The Mahoosuc or the “Mahoo-suck” Notch

The Mahoosuc or the “Mahoo-suck” Notch

I have been off the trail for over two months now and the transition is challenging to say the least.  I'm excited to start writing my story again and sharing...

Feb 6, 2016 : Bookie / Gator Tater
Why You Should Still Be Hiking In The Dead of Winter

Why You Should Still Be Hiking In The Dead of Winter

T-minus: 115 days If you have read my previous post about

Jan 15, 2016 : Colleen Goldhorn
Finding More than Yourself on the Appalachian Trail.

Finding More than Yourself on the Appalachian Trail.

You can call me Click! - My Introduction  It's been almost two months since I summited Katahdin and finished my NOBO thruhike on the AT. For some it marks the...

Nov 4, 2015 : Nick Clicks
Dogs and Trails

Dogs and Trails

Twiggy is my favorite hiking buddy. She is pretty well behaved, she's fast, and she really doesn't complain much about anything (unless I leave her site). Sure, she begs for...

Nov 4, 2015 : Jennifer Williams
To the Trail Angels out there!

To the Trail Angels out there!

Do people really understand what a difference it makes when they take time to assist a thru hiker? I'm going to do my best to provide some level of understanding...

Oct 18, 2015 : Bookie / Gator Tater
41 Days In: Gear Changes & Facts Thus Far

41 Days In: Gear Changes & Facts Thus Far

It is now day 41.  We did about 50 miles in three days, and have rewarded ourselves with one night at the Super 8 in Erwin, TN. It is reflection...

Apr 16, 2015 : Sonia Button
When A Zero Turns Into a Noro

When A Zero Turns Into a Noro

It is now day 24 of my hike, and I've only posted one blog.  This is in part due to my natural tendancy towards procrastination, and my lack of desire...

Mar 30, 2015 : Sonia Button