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My first week on trail

My first week on trail

My First Week On Trail Today is Day 7 (including the approach trail) on the AT. We are currently taking our first zero day in Hiawassee by way of Unicoi...

Mar 29, 2017 : Tyler Burnette
Cheeseburger Economics

Cheeseburger Economics

A year and a half ago my wife and I determined it was time for a life change, but one major thing stood in the way of our goals: $50,000...

Mar 4, 2017 : Justin and Wella Jay
Gear Galore

Gear Galore

If at first you buy the wrong gear, research and research some more. The first thing I wanted to do when I decided I was going to hike the AT...

Feb 27, 2017 : Jennifer Giddens
Your Average Jane’s Gear Log

Your Average Jane’s Gear Log

Warning: there is mild profanity in this article, including a middle finger. It also features potato quality cell phone pictures, which I'm kinda sorry about too. Ok, who doesn't love...

Feb 11, 2017 : Tasia Kellogg
“Before I die I want to…”

“Before I die I want to…”

I owe it to all my followers, to myself, but even more so, tonight I owe it to a sweet and kind man.  This is for him! In the spring...

Oct 26, 2016 : Gator Tater
“Attention…Walmart Hikers!”

“Attention…Walmart Hikers!”

  My gear half-way packed. If your reading this article your probably like me. Poor. So why not let me be the one to test some of the cheaper gear...

Oct 2, 2016 : Vermont
How I Got My Trail Name

How I Got My Trail Name

 Obtaining a"Trail Name" on the AT is kind of a big deal. Trail names are one of the oldest and most cherished traditions on the Appalachian Trail. A trail name,...

Sep 21, 2016 : Vermont
A Glimpse Into The Mind Of A Future Thru-hiker

A Glimpse Into The Mind Of A Future Thru-hiker

I have always been amazed by the cultural melting pot of people that are drawn to the AT. There is nothing that I love more than meeting all the new...

Sep 18, 2016 : Vermont
Trail Therapy Intro

Trail Therapy Intro

Hiking was never a dream of mine. I had never heard of the Appalachian Trail or any other trail before I came home on leave and watched Wild with my...

Sep 7, 2016 : Adeline
5 Tips for Hitchhiking on the Appalachian Trail

5 Tips for Hitchhiking on the Appalachian Trail

Wagon wheel. The one song every thru-hiker has heard quite enough of already. He paints such a great picture of hitchin’ rides, making his way down the coast. I had...

Jul 11, 2016 : Kmeg