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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
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