#ATThruhiker

Pennsylvania…

Pennsylvania…

The Good Contrary to popular belief, Pennsylvania (PA) is not all bad. There's much to be celebrated in this state, and much to be missed. A Smugness on a fun...

May 14, 2022 : Mountain Goat
5 Things Not to do in Your First Week

5 Things Not to do in Your First Week

1. Don't Have a Long Travel Itinerary We started our flip-flop with an extremely long commute: Victoria-Vancouver, via ferry at 2100, on April 23rd; Vancouver-Calgary, via air at

May 3, 2022 : Mountain Goat
Why I’m Hiking – A New and Different Sun

Why I’m Hiking – A New and Different Sun

So here it is, in all its scope and glory, my attempt to tell you, the world, and I guess really myself, why I’m hiking the Appalachian Trail:

Nov 12, 2020 : Wes Laudeman
From Zeros to Heroes – And the Neros in Between. Free Time Management on the AT

From Zeros to Heroes – And the Neros in Between. Free Time Management on the AT

Goal-Oriented Hikers The goal of a thru-hiker is simple: to reach the end of their thru-hike. How the end is reached varies with each individual; budget, time constraints, or physical...

Aug 19, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
Michael’s Hike: FAQ for Friends and Family

Michael’s Hike: FAQ for Friends and Family

Hi all! I'm roughly two weeks away from the genesis of my northbound venture on the Appalachian Trail (or AT for those in the know). I've told family and friends,...

Mar 31, 2019 : Michael Lang
A day on the Appalachian Trail

A day on the Appalachian Trail

The best mornings are when I wake up in my tent after a night without my rain fly. I can see birds fly in the canopied trees above my sleeping...

Jul 30, 2018 : Clara Hatcher
Wild Walking Through the Smokies and Beyond

Wild Walking Through the Smokies and Beyond

Hey, y'all! Long time, no blog. Busy out here, ya know, living this grueling life with all these responsibilities. Like walking, eating, sleeping, repeat. But much has occurred since then,...

May 11, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Damascus to Marion, VA

Damascus to Marion, VA

Damascus, not what you might think. I was so happy to finally reach Damascus until I actually got to Damascus. Every one had said it was a small town, I...

Apr 22, 2018 : Noel Nason