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Applying Trail Phrases to Life in NYC

Applying Trail Phrases to Life in NYC

I was sitting on the couch in my Brooklyn apartment on Saturday morning, sipping coffee from my favorite mug. I admired it’s speckled glaze and exposed clay surface. The colors...

Jul 16, 2018 : Lauren Hafley
Excited to Leave, Sad to Go

Excited to Leave, Sad to Go

In just a month, Nick and I will be leaving Mammoth Lakes to travel back to Virginia before starting the Continental Divide Trail in New Mexico on April 30.  This...

Mar 15, 2018 : Brian Cornell
Growing up Along the Appalachian Trail

Growing up Along the Appalachian Trail

As children, we have no control of where we grow up.  Our parents make those decisions and we merely follow along.  Although I was born in Northern Virginia, just outside...

Mar 11, 2018 : Brian Cornell
Which One is That?..

Which One is That?..

...Is the most common question I get when I tell people I’ll be hiking the CDT this summer.  Short answer; it’s the one in the middle.  Slightly longer answer; it’s...

Mar 7, 2018 : Brian Cornell
What You Need to Know About the 2018 Appalachian Trail Kickoff

What You Need to Know About the 2018 Appalachian Trail Kickoff

Get your start photo under the Arch and sign in at the Visitors Center to register your thru-hike! Hear it from the pros The ATKO offers a prime opportunity to...

Feb 10, 2018 : Stacia Bennett
One Piece of Gear You Never Knew You Needed

One Piece of Gear You Never Knew You Needed

Dental care in the backcountry seems relatively self-explanatory, right? If you said yes, you would be right. However, like any part of your gear list, there's always room for improvement....

Feb 7, 2018 : Zoë Symon
Update 2: Gear List

Update 2: Gear List

Gear. If you've ever planned a thru-hike, I'm sure you can relate when I say that this is all I've thought about, researched about, talked about, and dreamed about in...

Jan 24, 2018 : Liz Kidder
Update 1: Hiker Intro

Update 1: Hiker Intro

HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL TO FIGHT

Jan 11, 2018 : Liz Kidder
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...

Jun 13, 2017 : Kmeg
How My Dog Survived a Thru-Hike With Me: Keeping Them Healthy

How My Dog Survived a Thru-Hike With Me: Keeping Them Healthy

I dashed down the trail trying to beat the setting sun.  My dog, No Shame was 20 feet ahead of me excited about the sudden increase in pace.  The switchbacks...

Jun 3, 2017 : Bookie