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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 Camera Gear: From “Fully Loaded” to “Bare Bones”

My AT Camera Gear: From “Fully Loaded” to “Bare Bones”

    There's no doubt that the gear hype among photographers is just as mesmerizing, bottomless, and situational as with backpacking gear. Whether you've taken the traditional or

Dec 31, 2017 : Kelsy Filler
From Tides to Trail : Finding A New Community After Leaving the Military

From Tides to Trail : Finding A New Community After Leaving the Military

Mile 460. As I reflect, I left my job in Hawaii over a year and a half ago. It was a hard transition to hang up my Navy uniform and...

May 13, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
No One Could Believe This Amazing Trail Magic

No One Could Believe This Amazing Trail Magic

Fine Dining On the AT Mishap and Mother Goose order menu items at the Appalachian Pine Mixer while their server pours hot tea. No one would ever believe what happened...

May 7, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
A Collection of Wisdom: 17 Quotes that Impacted my Thru-Hike

A Collection of Wisdom: 17 Quotes that Impacted my Thru-Hike

I started my Appalachian Trail thru-hike alone. Traveling solo pushed me out of my comfort zone - not because I was by myself, but because it forced me to talk...

Apr 1, 2016 : Glacier-Swiss
Hiker Trash Turned River Rats

Hiker Trash Turned River Rats

The idea of aquablazing has intrigued me from the start. It seemed like something that would be a nice change of pace to break up the hike a little bit....

Jun 22, 2015 : Jennifer Williams
The First Two Weeks…plus a few days

The First Two Weeks…plus a few days

Georgia took a piece of my heart. Before I get in to the first two weeks, I would just like to state that these have been the most humbling weeks...

Mar 18, 2015 : Emily Gibson