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Research Completed, and I Still Have Questions

Research Completed, and I Still Have Questions

Can you every really be completely prepared for something as big as a thru-hike?

Dec 26, 2018 : Julia Sheehan
Appalachian Trail Daze

Appalachian Trail Daze

This first two weeks on the A.T. has been nothing short of amazing. The weather has been nothing short of bipolar. I am in all my glory. The Journey On...

Mar 26, 2018 : Fernando Rios
Thru-Hiker Thoughts: How I Realized Why I was Hiking the AT

Thru-Hiker Thoughts: How I Realized Why I was Hiking the AT

I had lost sight of a specific reason why I was hiking the Appalachian Trail. It was becoming so daunting that I couldn't even provide an answer to all that...

Dec 18, 2017 : Katie Doane
Hiking South for the Winter: A Glimpse Into the Mind of a Potential Nut-Case

Hiking South for the Winter: A Glimpse Into the Mind of a Potential Nut-Case

Origin of Insanity It's only crazy until it becomes a reality One year, seven months, and one day ago I went on my first backpacking trip for my 23rd birthday....

Sep 19, 2017 : Kelly Ann Baird
Storms Pass – Leaving Vermont

Storms Pass – Leaving Vermont

Mud has been a serious problem for my adventures through Vermont with rainy days being plentiful and tiring. Body pains and a week-long stint in Rutland put me behind the...

Sep 8, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Crossing to PA : Last One Wins

Crossing to PA : Last One Wins

Barefoot is still here. And still moving. I've regrouped with part of my tramily as "Bags" has managed to catch up to me. He'd been away at a wedding but...

Jul 19, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
No One Could Believe This Amazing Trail Magic

No One Could Believe This Amazing Trail Magic

This weekend, Thru-Hikers encountered the Appalachian Pine Mixer at Overmountain Shelter, a trail magic event like no other!

May 7, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Trail Update: Finding Towns Along the AT

Trail Update: Finding Towns Along the AT

Things I have loved about hiking into a resupply point and town.

May 2, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Week 1: The Fellowship and The Four Trials

Week 1: The Fellowship and The Four Trials

Week One: The Fellowship of the Trail

Apr 12, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
What’s In a Name? (Part 2) How They Earned Their Trail Names

What’s In a Name? (Part 2) How They Earned Their Trail Names

  Hi, everyone. Due to the outpouring of new stories and feedback from the community, I have gone ahead and included as many more fun and interesting trail name stories in...

Mar 23, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk