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What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names

What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names

Many hikers earn unique trail names while hiking. These can be funny names; Bear for having a loud s

Mar 20, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Two Halves of a Whole Idiot

Two Halves of a Whole Idiot

Bryson said it best "hiking was a tiring, dirty, pointless slog between distantly spaced comfort zon

Dec 1, 2015 : Kimmy Morris
Being Excellent Always Requires Diligence: 15 Incredible Appalachian Trail Beards

Being Excellent Always Requires Diligence: 15 Incredible Appalachian Trail Beards

When I began hiking the Appalachian Trail I thought I wanted to go on the adventure of a lifetime. .

Jan 30, 2015 : Zachsquatch
A Scientific Explanation of Hiker Trash (in 25 Images)

A Scientific Explanation of Hiker Trash (in 25 Images)

New studies have taken aim at uncovering one of America's most unknown and exotic subcultures, commo

Jan 28, 2015 : Carlie Gentry
How Not to Hike the Appalachian Trail: a Style Guide

How Not to Hike the Appalachian Trail: a Style Guide

Shoutout to Ben Grelle, better known as "style guide" (complete with better, funnier captions) on hi

Jan 21, 2015 : Erin Tate
8 Questions You SHOULD Ask a Thru-Hiker

8 Questions You SHOULD Ask a Thru-Hiker

Every year, about 500 people complete the Appalachian Trail (source: Appalachian Trail Conservancy).

Dec 9, 2014 : Maggie Wallace
12 Unnecessary (& Hilarious) Backpacking & Camping Gear

12 Unnecessary (& Hilarious) Backpacking & Camping Gear

As the gear aficionado, most of my posts focus around essential gear items, gear reviews, and gear t

May 30, 2014 : Madison Dragna