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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
2017 CDT Ultralight Gear List (With Camera)

2017 CDT Ultralight Gear List (With Camera)

2017 CDT Gear List Last year on my AT thru hike, I became aware of quite a few tweaks that I wanted to make to my gear set up. After...

May 16, 2017 : Puma
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 : Bookie
“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