first day

Do You Remember Your First Time?

Do You Remember Your First Time?

Do you remember your first time? Soon after Christmas 1977, four of us met up somewhere in New Hampshire’s White Mountains for a few days of winter backpacking on the...

Jun 8, 2017 : John Edward Harris
Ground Zero: From San Diego to Scout and Frodo’s house

Ground Zero: From San Diego to Scout and Frodo’s house

This is the beginning.   After years, dreams yielded to plans and to logistics and eventually, to reality.  The five of us (yes really, five) are hiking the Pacific Crest...

Apr 12, 2016 : Maggie Wallace
March 23, 2015 First Day on Trail

March 23, 2015 First Day on Trail

March 23 One year ago today I started my thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Nothing was certain and everything seemed overwhelming. It was like being born into a new world;...

Mar 23, 2016 : Captain Planet
Today is the day!

Today is the day!

Today is the day I embark on one of the biggest adventures of my lifetime. I'm unbelievably excited and nervous, and I'm currently laughing at the fact that it's 9 miles...

Mar 5, 2016 : Zoë Symon