#AT2016‬

Pacific Crest Trail: Campo to Julian

Pacific Crest Trail: Campo to Julian

Campo, CA (mile 0) to Julian, CA (mile 77) /embed] April 27 "Expectation is the Root of all Heartache" The day has finally arrived. I get to attempt to thruhike...

Apr 30, 2016 : Digger
VA to NH and the Final 450

VA to NH and the Final 450

Nearly 1,300 miles north on the Appalachian Trail from Damascus, VA, I'm on my first full recovery day since that town as well.  I can truly say I'm a thru-hiker,...

Apr 26, 2016 : Cole Farnum
Weeks 2-3 : Hiawassee to Gatlinburg

Weeks 2-3 : Hiawassee to Gatlinburg

Let's get real for a minute here; hiking is hard! I have an ongoing bargaining conversation with my feet that goes something like this: Me: Ok, come on guys, we're...

Mar 16, 2016 : Victoria Ketteringham
Week one! Springer to Deep Gap

Week one! Springer to Deep Gap

It's been a good week! We've experienced all four seasons, and I've experienced pretty much my full range of emotions. The trail hasn't made me cry yet, but climbing up...

Mar 3, 2016 : Victoria Ketteringham
Smokies to Damascus: Thoughts up to Mile 470

Smokies to Damascus: Thoughts up to Mile 470

From the site of Trail Days, a major in-season destination, I'm comfortably writing from Woodchuck hostel and about to spend my first night sleeping in a teepee.  Here are some...

Feb 17, 2016 : Cole Farnum
Gear List Before : Part 2 (Clothing)

Gear List Before : Part 2 (Clothing)

Last week I posted my gear list, and I got a lot of great feedback. I do have some luxury items, and I'm sure that the longer I carry them,...

Feb 16, 2016 : Victoria Ketteringham
My First Appalachian Trial

My First Appalachian Trial

Or is it the 3rd?? Ok, so maybe this wouldn't be considered my first Appalachian Trial. My first one was probably telling my overly-protective mother that I would be living...

Feb 12, 2016 : The Stones
Springer to the Smokies: My First Month on the AT

Springer to the Smokies: My First Month on the AT

Snow is a great teacher. As I write, 30 miles from the northern end of the Smokies at Davenport Gap, I wanted to quickly check in and provide a glimpse...

Jan 27, 2016 : Cole Farnum