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Back At It: Lashing Out My 2016 Thru-hike

Back At It: Lashing Out My 2016 Thru-hike

Okay. So I really haven't done 1400 miles of the Appalachian Trail this year. But continuing the theme I established last year—and as it turns out—continuing to follow the trail...

May 10, 2017 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Mountain Crossings Reinvents The Shake Down

Mountain Crossings Reinvents The Shake Down

One of the unexpected cool things about working for a specialty outdoor retailer that is also a small business is how involved you get. I mean really, really, involved. My co-workers...

Dec 16, 2015 : Carlie Gentry
Those Pictures I Promised

Those Pictures I Promised

Hey there! Remember that one and only post I made while on the trail? The one where I promised a follow-up post full of photos from that week? Well three...

Oct 1, 2015 : Ruth
After The Storms The Sun Must Come Out-And So Do Snakes!

After The Storms The Sun Must Come Out-And So Do Snakes!

After a day of hiking in the rain, today was a fresh, new day. After the storm, the sun must come out - and it did! We awoke to a...

Apr 23, 2015 : Jessica Georgia
Blood Mountain to Dick’s Gap

Blood Mountain to Dick’s Gap

Days 4-8 we finished around mile 70, closing up our first week on the trail. We're starting to find a rhythm and get used to spending time in our tents....

Mar 23, 2015 : David
The Bonding of Kindred Spirits

The Bonding of Kindred Spirits

What I've learned on the first ten days of hiking and living on the Appalachian Trail is that it takes a sense of humor, grit and the ability to give...

Feb 24, 2014 : Deb Beck