depression

A Trek With A Purpose: To Spread the Magic Beyond the AT

A Trek With A Purpose: To Spread the Magic Beyond the AT

My first ever time receiving trail magic was also on my first failed shakedown hike. I got a late start on my first day, did not stop for water, hiked too...

Mar 13, 2017 : Ashley Hill
On the Path to Healing & Hiking for Mental Health

On the Path to Healing & Hiking for Mental Health

I’m sure to most of you it is a no brainer that there are some physical health benefits to hiking. It can help you control your weight, blood pressure and...

Jan 31, 2017 : Stubbs
4 Ways the Appalachian Trail Changed Who I Am

4 Ways the Appalachian Trail Changed Who I Am

For those who set out to thru hike the 2,185+ miles of the Appalachian Trail, starting out marks a new chapter in life. We even get a new trail name to...

Mar 2, 2015 : Ashli Baldwin
Hiking for My Life

Hiking for My Life

Trigger Warning: Suicidal Thoughts   Buckle in kiddos, this is going to be kind of a downer. I'm really hoping this post doesn't come off as too self-indulgent. Part of...

Oct 13, 2014 : Erin Tate
How to Fight Through On Trail and Post Trail Depression

How to Fight Through On Trail and Post Trail Depression

With the passing of Robin Williams this month, depression has been on my mind. I wrote specifically about this death here, but I’d like to explore the connection between depression...

Aug 28, 2014 : Caitlyn Cleary