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Everything Wonderland

Everything Wonderland

I dusted off the old gear. My Salomons and trekking poles were caked with mud from taking them up Mount Leconte. My Sawyer Mini was in desperate need of backflushing....

Jul 17, 2017 : Jennifer Williams
Future AT Thru-Hikers: Please Register Your Hike

Future AT Thru-Hikers: Please Register Your Hike

The following guest post is courtesy of the the During hiking season, shelter sites near the starting point have limited capacity.  Once that capacity is exceeded, the crowding quickly damages

Feb 5, 2017 : Guest Post
How it all Ended

How it all Ended

Last we left off I was getting back on the trail, which indeed happened. I wound up getting on the trail with the sister of a friend of mine in...

Feb 3, 2016 : Marietta
Coco and Magnus — Days 173 through 177 — Two Inches, Puns, and Trick Bagels

Coco and Magnus — Days 173 through 177 — Two Inches, Puns, and Trick Bagels

#tbt to my 2015 Appalachian Thru-Hike... 8/27 Thursday - Day 173 * 95% of the Appalachian Trail completed. By the end of day, 99.4 miles to go. * Since Magnus and...

Jan 21, 2016 : Courtney
From One Trail to the Next…

From One Trail to the Next…

The time between, what to do? After completing the AT, I’ve had a lot of support from friends & family congratulating me on my thruhike along with the work I’ve been...

Dec 2, 2015 : Nick Clicks
Northern New Hampshire

Northern New Hampshire

Here's the next installment.  I've started back to work, so my free time has dried up some, but I am still working at getting caught up on my thru hike...

Nov 26, 2015 : Scribe
Seeing the Elephants

Seeing the Elephants

Long-distance hikers are cut from the same cloth as pioneers. If dropped in 19th century America, we too would’ve struck it out west on the Oregon Trail (2,100 miles). The...

Nov 17, 2015 : C.M. Pagels
Southern New Hampshire

Southern New Hampshire

Hey all!  I am working at getting my last couple posts up, but transitioning back to "real life" hasn't been as easy as I had expected.  When I finished the...

Nov 9, 2015 : Scribe
Dogs and Trails

Dogs and Trails

Twiggy is my favorite hiking buddy. She is pretty well behaved, she's fast, and she really doesn't complain much about anything (unless I leave her site). Sure, she begs for...

Nov 4, 2015 : Jennifer Williams
Vermont

Vermont

Here's my next trail update, from Mt. Greylock, Massachusetts, north through Vermont.  Enjoy!   Day 113 - Connecticut to Mt. Greylock to Wilbur Clearing Shelter Miles: 3.3 After our

Oct 26, 2015 : Scribe