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Ten Things You Can Expect From The Camino De Santiago

Ten Things You Can Expect From The Camino De Santiago

The following is a (superb) guest post courtesy of Pong.  Get her full bio at the bottom of this post.  Have a story to tell?  reasons you shouldn't hike the...

Mar 28, 2016 : Guest Post
Prologue

Prologue

The following is a guest post courtesy of John Winder, an aspiring 2016 thru-hiker.  Have a story you want to share on Appalachian Trials? Send it through our “What brought me to...

Jan 31, 2016 : Guest Post
Should You Treat Water in the Backcountry? What Science Says.

Should You Treat Water in the Backcountry? What Science Says.

The internet is a vast source of information, good and bad. It's easy to find information “proving” just about anything. I have been studying this topic for several years. Giardia:...

Dec 30, 2015 : Guest Post
The “WILD” Syndrome and the ‘Danger of a Single Story’

The “WILD” Syndrome and the ‘Danger of a Single Story’

The following is a guest post courtesy of Bliss, a 2014 NOBO thru-hiker.  Read her other submission Submit a Story” form. If you've ventured into the armchair genre of travel writing about

Dec 29, 2015 : Guest Post
Trail Habits Die Hard: A 2015 Thru-Hike, Interrupted

Trail Habits Die Hard: A 2015 Thru-Hike, Interrupted

The following is a guest post courtesy of Scout, a 2015 Flip-Flop thru-hiker submitted via our “Something has stayed the same though. I haunt my favorite websites with the AT forums I like...

Jul 17, 2015 : Zach
One Word to Describe What it Feels Like to Finish the AT

One Word to Describe What it Feels Like to Finish the AT

The following is a guest post courtesy of Bliss, a 2014 NOBO thru-hiker submitted via our

Jul 2, 2015 : Zach
A Letter to My Pre-Trail Self

A Letter to My Pre-Trail Self

The following is a guest post courtesy of Strider, a 2014 SOBO thru-hiker submitted via our “hiker trash outside of Virginia Tech. Embrace the debate, the diversity of personalities, open your eyes,

Jun 20, 2015 : Guest Post
AT Thru-Hikers: Want to Get on TV? Here’s Your Chance.

AT Thru-Hikers: Want to Get on TV? Here’s Your Chance.

An award-winning production company based in New York City is looking for former, current and future thru-hikers to interview as part of a new docu-project that will follow thru-hikers planning...

Mar 16, 2015 : Sponsored Post