guns

You’re Hiking What?!

You’re Hiking What?!

Since joining the Appalachian Trail community, I've received lots of support and useful tips and tri

Oct 26, 2016 : Adeline
You’re taking a gun, right?

You’re taking a gun, right?

Most folks who announce their intentions to thru hike the AT get asked the same series of questions.

Mar 22, 2016 : Dylan Niknot
Seven Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Guns and Bears

Seven Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Guns and Bears

Weeks ago I had suggested to some hiker friends that I might write a blog weighing in on discussions

Sep 10, 2015 : Joe Schmidt
Alligators are Essentially Dinosaurs (or, why I don’t need a gun on the AT)

Alligators are Essentially Dinosaurs (or, why I don’t need a gun on the AT)

Let me explain to you, the internet, how I have been explaining to people I know why I am not going

Jan 27, 2015 : Stix (Maggie Quamme)
Danger (And The Fear Of It) On The Appalachian Trail

Danger (And The Fear Of It) On The Appalachian Trail

“Are you bringing a gun?”  “A gun?! I’ve never even shot a gun! Why does everyone think I should ca

Feb 25, 2014 : Carlie Gentry