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This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Aug 8, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Jul 4, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
Appalachian Trail Resupply Points

Appalachian Trail Resupply Points

One of the most confusing topics for new Appalachian Trail thru-hikers to plan as they attempt to coordinate their adventure is how to figure out the right amount of food to...

Feb 21, 2017 : Clarity
9 Long Trails That Belong on Your Bucket List

9 Long Trails That Belong on Your Bucket List

Good news: There are more trails in the world than we can ever hope to hike in our lifetime. Bad news: There are more trails in the world than we...

Jun 10, 2016 : The Editors
Pondering the Parallels

Pondering the Parallels

For this article, I will avoid any comparisons with the intent to declare a "better" trail. Those grow tiresome to me. Instead, I'd like to share some parallel thought processes...

May 11, 2016 : Silent Bob
10 Sort-Of Motivational Quotes to Get You Through Bad Days on the Trail

10 Sort-Of Motivational Quotes to Get You Through Bad Days on the Trail

Everyone has bad days on the trail—some people more than others. Collectively, Rocky and I had around 600 miles of bad days between us. Unless you are immune to bugs, rain,...

Apr 4, 2016 : Maggie Slepian
Go Forth and Break Wide Open

Go Forth and Break Wide Open

A year ago today, it was a rainy morning in Georgia. I was sitting quietly and nervously in the white Hiker Hostel van as it followed the winding roads towards...

Mar 10, 2016 : Elise Mann
Dear Future Thru-Hiker

Dear Future Thru-Hiker

Dear Future Thru-Hiker, At this point, you're looking at minor details like "where do I stop for my first resupply?" or "will I really have to hitchhike??". You've either told your...

Feb 10, 2016 : Mary Beth Skylis
Why You Should Still Be Hiking In The Dead of Winter

Why You Should Still Be Hiking In The Dead of Winter

T-minus: 115 days If you have read my previous post about

Jan 15, 2016 : Colleen Goldhorn