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Five Final Thoughts Five Days Out from my Thru-hike

Five Final Thoughts Five Days Out from my Thru-hike

Awe yeah! Five days and I am so pumped! Southwest emailed me, "your trip is around the corner." I replied "oh you have no idea, Southwest!" Five years ago I...

Mar 3, 2017 : Alli Huggins
7 More Women Who Made History on the Appalachian Trail

7 More Women Who Made History on the Appalachian Trail

Last year, I wrote an article about Niki Rellon is the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail with a prosthetic leg. Niki Rellon Niki Rellon, known by her trail name "Bionic

Nov 16, 2016 : Kat Ignatova
Reacting with Fear: A Woman’s Perspective on Solo Travel

Reacting with Fear: A Woman’s Perspective on Solo Travel

Disclaimer: I am going to share ONE experience. Before you read this article know that my intention is not to complain or insult, but to share knowledge - to make...

Apr 24, 2016 : Glacier-Swiss
How I became a Badass woman solo hiker when nothing about me was badass

How I became a Badass woman solo hiker when nothing about me was badass

I’m Zipper and I hiked whole the AT mostly alone.   But I was far from a badass when I started. I knew about camping - I’d done plenty of...

Nov 19, 2015 : Carla Robertson
Ladies, How Can We Empower More Women To Join The Backpacking Scene?

Ladies, How Can We Empower More Women To Join The Backpacking Scene?

Ladies, How Can We Empower More Women To Join The Backpacking Scene? As Beyonce would say, “GIRLS, we run the world.” Unfortunately, we don’t run the Appalachian Trail. Backpacking is...

Feb 5, 2015 : Jessica Georgia