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100 Miles and 100 Smiles!

100 Miles and 100 Smiles!

So far North Carolina has treated me well. The first 100 miles have tested me physically and mentally but I’m still going strong! Getting to Know Myself I’ve finally started...

Apr 19, 2019 : Jacob Woods
A Little Rainy Luck and a Send-Off

A Little Rainy Luck and a Send-Off

I've heard it's good luck for it to rain on your first night of the AT. I suppose it's assurance of your safe arrival in Maine when it pours. The...

Mar 28, 2019 : Madeleine Shell
Calendar Year Triple Crown: 8,000 Miles, 3 Trails, 1 Year

Calendar Year Triple Crown: 8,000 Miles, 3 Trails, 1 Year

Pacific Crest Trail:  ~ 2,700 miles Continental Divide Trail: ~ 3,100 miles Appalachian Trail: ~ 2,200 miles 8,000 miles. Three trails. One year. To start, I will be kicking off...

Feb 19, 2019 : Trail Pope SANTi I AKA Yuengling
Research Completed, and I Still Have Questions

Research Completed, and I Still Have Questions

Hey there, Julia here. I decided in the fall of 2018 that I absolutely needed to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, and I needed to do it in 2019. (Quick summary...

Dec 26, 2018 : Julia Sheehan
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 Appalachian Trail Kickoff

What You Need to Know About the 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