Damascus

How to Section Hike Virginia: Damascus to Pearisburg

How to Section Hike Virginia: Damascus to Pearisburg

Section Hiking the Appalachian Trail in Virginia: The Southern Section At-a-Glance Distance: 166 miles Terrain type: A mixture of high mountain balds, woodlands, ridge walking, and

Jul 13, 2018 : Ken Nail
Pox & Puss Episode #69 – Trail Days 2016 with Asiago and the 2013 Parade

Pox & Puss Episode #69 – Trail Days 2016 with Asiago and the 2013 Parade

Here it is…the final chapter in our 2016 Trail Days Interviews series. This time we have a quick discussion with Asiago about just how difficult it can be to get...

Jun 12, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss Episode #68 – Trail Days 2016 with Lucky

Pox & Puss Episode #68 – Trail Days 2016 with Lucky

We continue our Trail Days 2016 interviews with Lucky. Lucky and her boyfriend Little Santa came all the way from hike the Appalachian Trail. Be sure to visit

May 8, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss Episode #67 – Trail Days 2016 Duct Tape and Patches

Pox & Puss Episode #67 – Trail Days 2016 Duct Tape and Patches

 In this episode we are across the street from MoJoe's Trailside Cafe/Subway during Thru-Hiker Parade, a light rain is beginning to fall, while the smell of hiker trash builds....

Apr 10, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss Episode #66 – Trail Days 2016 Samsquatch

Pox & Puss Episode #66 – Trail Days 2016 Samsquatch

 This is a warts-and-all episode. People have been asking us to just release the 2016 Trail Days as-is…so here’s part one of six (or seven?) with minimal editing. Every...

Mar 13, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
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
The Beer Drinker’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail [Virginia Edition]

The Beer Drinker’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail [Virginia Edition]

Some may say doing a thru hike is like being on a very long vacation, but after a few days in the woods and as you’re approaching town, it can...

Oct 18, 2016 : Stubbs
Virginia! Damascus! Ponies Attack!

Virginia! Damascus! Ponies Attack!

Out of Kinkora hostel I hiked a 16 mile day, except I didn't hike a 16 mile day, because 2 miles out and 2 miles back from the Dollar General...

May 7, 2015 : David
Coco and Magnus – Days 47 through 59 – Snackpacking, Ponies, and Four Day Weekend

Coco and Magnus – Days 47 through 59 – Snackpacking, Ponies, and Four Day Weekend

Hello! Since we've seen each other last,  Magnus and I have hiked 165.2 miles. Approximately 150 of those miles didn't involve a single shower. Yay? I am grateful for the...

May 6, 2015 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 36 through 46 — Cribbage, a Barn, and Old Man Slip & Squish

Coco and Magnus — Days 36 through 46 — Cribbage, a Barn, and Old Man Slip & Squish

4/12 Sunday - Day 36 On this cold morning, Magnus and I were greeted with a pleasant surprise. Luna and Mad Hatter caught up to us before we left camp...

Apr 23, 2015 : Courtney