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Bears Are Pansies But Don’t Be a Bully.

Bears Are Pansies But Don’t Be a Bully.

I would like to preface this by saying that I am by no means an animal behavior expert and that these are just my own

Oct 28, 2017 : Jacob Mason
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
Dogs and the Smokies

Dogs and the Smokies

  Howard Baker Hobo the Wonder Dog Howdy hikers, Kevin here! In my thru hike of 2k16, I’ve encountered so many great things and ways of doing things. There will...

Feb 4, 2017 : Kevin Arsenijevic
Hiking With Dogs 101: Choosing a Hiking Dog

Hiking With Dogs 101: Choosing a Hiking Dog

I see a lot of "articles" floating around the web with titles like: Top 10 Breeds of Hiking Dogs, or Which Dog Breed Makes the Best Hiking Dog?  These headlines always make...

Jan 11, 2017 : Stacia Bennett
Great Walks in History

Great Walks in History

The climb out of any trail town is always a little brutal. Your belly is a bit bigger than usual, your food bag is fuller, and it's always uphill. It...

Dec 19, 2016 : Gary Sizer
Three Makes Musketeers

Three Makes Musketeers

"Before you start some work always ask yourself three questions - why am I doing it, what might the results be, and will I be successful. Only when you think...

Nov 1, 2015 : Kimmy Morris
HYOH: Bringing My Dog

HYOH: Bringing My Dog

So you're thinking about hiking the Appalachian Trail (or any trail) and you want to bring your dog. But should you? Because your dog is a great hiking companion and...

Oct 26, 2015 : Cat
Hello New Hampshire… I thought I loved you!

Hello New Hampshire… I thought I loved you!

Raw beauty! That is the White Mountains of NH.  Vistas, weather, AMC, rock scrambles, people, and so much more.  I work so hard to fill myself with joy and happiness....

Oct 9, 2015 : Bookie
Bookie’s Dirty Dozen on Trail Etiquette!

Bookie’s Dirty Dozen on Trail Etiquette!

On the trail there is an unwritten set of "rules" or etiquette as it's known in the real world. No Shame is willing to spread the word! These are randomly...

Aug 25, 2015 : Bookie
Gear Review: Polaroid Cube

Gear Review: Polaroid Cube

Disclosure: the following product was donated for the purpose of review. Instant gratification with nostalgic analog results. I recently took the Hard Way Home, I was excited to try a...

Aug 24, 2015 : Kori Feener