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Days 178-180 New Hampshire: The Presidential Range

Days 178-180 New Hampshire: The Presidential Range

On our last morning at the Ski Lodge, we enjoyed one more delicious breakfast sandwich from Wayne's then said goodbye to Jeff and see you later to the other hikers....

Nov 22, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 172-173 New Hampshire: The Kinsmans

Days 172-173 New Hampshire: The Kinsmans

We got an early shuttle out of Hiker’s Welcome. Plan A was to go over the Kinsmans (South and North) to the shelter just on the other side- an 11...

Oct 22, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 161-167 Vermont Part 2: The Vermommyca Vortex and Beyond

Days 161-167 Vermont Part 2: The Vermommyca Vortex and Beyond

The day after our musical escapade, we slept in. There was no way we were going to do the 17 miles over Killington and down to a Vermontica approved road...

Oct 16, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 145-148 Connecticut, The Beautiful

Days 145-148 Connecticut, The Beautiful

As soon as we entered Connecticut the vibe of the trail completely changed. It was *manicured.* These CT-AMC trail maintainers are on point. All the signage matched. There were beautiful...

Aug 20, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Here We Go Again

Here We Go Again

After months of researching, planning, and psyching myself up for a 2020 Appalachian Trail (AT) thru-hike, I called off my hike within weeks of my departure. It had quickly become...

Apr 9, 2021 : Gabrielle
Ten Main Items for a Northbound Thru-hike in 2021

Ten Main Items for a Northbound Thru-hike in 2021

Image: riyan_hidayart When I first started hiking, I had no idea I'd be attempting a successful northbound thru-hike in 2021. There was also little indication that my gear list items...

Dec 13, 2020 : Darlene M
A Look Back, before Moving Forward

A Look Back, before Moving Forward

Hey! I'm Lost... but in a good way. I start the PCT tomorrow and, before I do, I just wanted to share some of my favorite pictures from the Appalachian...

Mar 26, 2018 : Trey Cate
The Eight Stages of Planning a Thru-Hike

The Eight Stages of Planning a Thru-Hike

“Hey, wanna hike the AT?” was a question I had a very quick answer for. It was right around seven months ago that a friend from high school asked me...

Mar 22, 2018 : Jenna Petersen
My AT Gear List: 10 Pounds That’ll Take Me To Maine

My AT Gear List: 10 Pounds That’ll Take Me To Maine

After spending godknowshowlong going through every gear list video, blog post, and forum that the internet has to offer - here I am.   In the spirit of "Hike Your Own...

Jan 9, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
Irma Affects Home, Crossing Into New Hampshire, Mile 1800

Irma Affects Home, Crossing Into New Hampshire, Mile 1800

Pictured: Killington's Thundering Falls   Trail Magic x 10 I've crossed into New Hampshire but not before seeing some of the most abundant trail magic sections ever. As

Sep 17, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk