Connecticut

The Battle of Hogwarts

The Battle of Hogwarts

The trail has a way of stripping away all your defenses.   It leaves you emotionally raw and vulnerable.  I've found that literature can hit you on the trail in...

Jun 6, 2017 : George Turner (Old Growth)
A Quick Stub on Bloodsuckers

A Quick Stub on Bloodsuckers

Days were regularly warm now. At night the lightning bugs lit up the darkness with their familiar space alien green florescence. Except for lightning bugs, I never met a bug...

May 19, 2016 : Joe Schmidt
NY, CT, Gone Fishing

NY, CT, Gone Fishing

First full day in New York was tough and fun. I climbed repeatedly over eight-foot boulder formations and down the orther side. I caught up with Clifhanger, Ox, Firestarter, and...

Aug 4, 2015 : David
Coco and Magnus — Days 121 through 126 — Prisms, Rumors, and Pancakes

Coco and Magnus — Days 121 through 126 — Prisms, Rumors, and Pancakes

7/6 Monday -- Day 121 * We said our goodbyes and thank yous to Red Panda and her family as well as others not going back to the same place...

Jul 28, 2015 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 112 through 120 — Slackpacking, a Birthday,  and Trail Magic History

Coco and Magnus — Days 112 through 120 — Slackpacking, a Birthday, and Trail Magic History

6/27 - Saturday - Day 112 * Entered New York! * The trail offered a nearly flat, vertical rock face or a ladder. Magnus took more challenging approach and I...

Jul 21, 2015 : Courtney
Touring Toymakers Cafe in Falls Village, CT

Touring Toymakers Cafe in Falls Village, CT

I love things like cemeteries, Return to Oz, and ghost tours. I was pretty psyched to see that there was a restaurant called Toymakers Cafe in Falls Village, CT. With...

Jul 13, 2015 : Courtney
Each of the 14 States Along the Appalachian Trail Explained in One Sentence or Less…

Each of the 14 States Along the Appalachian Trail Explained in One Sentence or Less…

....in under a minute!

Sep 16, 2014 : Kori Feener
Family, Fun, and 400 Miles to go!

Family, Fun, and 400 Miles to go!

Hello! I'm currently at mile 1786.6 on the trail, I came off for the weekend to do a Dirty Girl Mud Run with all the ladies in my family. Team...

Jul 20, 2014 : Ellie B.