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So Far, My Favorite Places to Hang Up My Boots.

So Far, My Favorite Places to Hang Up My Boots.

 Take those boots off, baby. Because I came into this adventure sans YouTube, it has been a truly organic experience for me. The lion’s share of thruhikers I’ve met “followed”...

May 30, 2022 : Beth Feret
Do It Afraid

Do It Afraid

What if I live the rest of my life allowing fear keep me from fulfilling my greatest and most enduring goal? Sure, it would be devastating to fail, but I...

Apr 16, 2022 : Emilee Hackney
The Final SOBOs: My First Week Being One of the Last to Start Walking

The Final SOBOs: My First Week Being One of the Last to Start Walking

First week reflections from my Southbound AT thru hike attempt.

Sep 20, 2021 : Jackson Sims-Myers
Quarantine Dreams: 11,000 Miles in 2022

Quarantine Dreams: 11,000 Miles in 2022

“If your dreams don’t scare you, you aren’t dreaming big enough.” I first came across this quote in an interview I read somewhere with one of the greatest adventure athletes...

Mar 25, 2021 : Carl Stanfield
5 Shorter Thru-Hikes for 2021: Trails Brace for Increased Use

5 Shorter Thru-Hikes for 2021: Trails Brace for Increased Use

With COVID-19 far from over, many are rethinking their plans to thru-hike any of the Triple Crown trails this year. This comes after the Appalachian Trail asked hikers to limit...

Mar 9, 2021 : Alex Murphy
Are the Triple Crown Trails Getting Some Much Needed Recovery? It’s Complicated.

Are the Triple Crown Trails Getting Some Much Needed Recovery? It’s Complicated.

Every year, millions of people step onto the country’s long-distance trails, but this year many sections of the AT, PCT, and CDT remain dormant. The disappointing start to the 2020...

May 14, 2020 : Alex Murphy
The Science Behind Trekking Poles

The Science Behind Trekking Poles

A look into the science behind using trekking poles for your Appalachian Trail trip.

Mar 9, 2020 : Jacob Payne
Train Insane or Fail the Trail: Appalachian Trail Preparation

Train Insane or Fail the Trail: Appalachian Trail Preparation

A basic guide from an Australian Physiotherapist on how to physically prepare for the ruling 2,200 miles trek along the Appalachian Trail.

Feb 26, 2020 : Jacob Payne
What You Need to Know About the Appalachian Trail Kickoff

What You Need to Know About the Appalachian Trail Kickoff

The Appalachian Trail Kickoff, or ATKO, is an annual event held in early March. This event has been going on for 18 years, and continues to get better and better...

Feb 25, 2020 : Stacia Bennett
A Triple Crowner’s Advice for Following Through on Your Hiking Goals

A Triple Crowner’s Advice for Following Through on Your Hiking Goals

It’s January of a new decade and ’tis the season for ambitious lists, goals, and vision boards for the coming year—adventurous ambitions hopefully among them. We set goals to push...

Jan 20, 2020 : Effie Drew