Harpers Ferry

Ever Wonder What Its Like To Live In A Trail Town?

Ever Wonder What Its Like To Live In A Trail Town?

As the warm, busy summer days get shorter, the hikers become less. The town quiet, but people still come around. Because there’s still beauty to see. One thing that caught...

Dec 1, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
Halfway Highlights

Halfway Highlights

I’m halfway into this beautiful journey! Taking things one step at a time, building friendships, having a supportive home base, believing that the trail will provide, and wanting it more...

Sep 11, 2022 : MG Hibionada
601 Miles of Lessons For a Harpers Ferry Northbound Flip Flopper

601 Miles of Lessons For a Harpers Ferry Northbound Flip Flopper

I started my Appalachian Trail adventure from Harpers Ferry on May 13, 2022.  It is July 7, 2022 and I am 600 miles more educated as I sit reminding myself...

Jul 8, 2022 : Marc Privitera
Gear Review: Hoka One One Sky Toa Boot

Gear Review: Hoka One One Sky Toa Boot

I tested the Hoka One One Sky Toa from April to June and discovered a nostalgia and new appreciation for the hiking boot. I always wear trail runners when I...

Jul 7, 2019 : Laura Johnston
Cue Vanessa Carlton – 1000 Miles and Harper’s Ferry

Cue Vanessa Carlton – 1000 Miles and Harper’s Ferry

Dear Diary,  I may have gone a little mad from the Rollercoaster. Who thought that was a good idea?  The black dot is a bear. I was FAR away. "Pink...

Jul 14, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
NOBO or Bust? Barefoot Weighs His Options

NOBO or Bust? Barefoot Weighs His Options

With the days dwindling down this season and inclement weather looming over New England, has Barefoot Hiker thought enough about his options to finish this year?

Jul 9, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Hiking My Own Hike: Making A Pilgrimage Home

Hiking My Own Hike: Making A Pilgrimage Home

Hiking My Own Hike: Making A Pilgrimage Home Two months ago, if you told me I'd change my plan of thru-hiking the AT to section hiking, deliberately, I wouldn't believe...

Feb 24, 2017 : Kristin
200 Miles: Hair. Hostels. Fellow Flip Floppers.

200 Miles: Hair. Hostels. Fellow Flip Floppers.

Either my hair stylist (and I use that job title in the loosest possible sense when it comes to my coif) cut my hair in such a way that my...

May 7, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Flipping Out About Flip Flopping: Part 2

Flipping Out About Flip Flopping: Part 2

According to the ATC website’s 2,000 Miler Report , 70 of the 122 reported thru-hikes originating from Harper’s Ferry in 2014, were completed. That is an out-of-the-gate success rate of...

Aug 31, 2015 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Flipping Out About Flip Flopping: Part 1

Flipping Out About Flip Flopping: Part 1

Mentally, Mt. Katahdin is my physical and psychological goal. It is also turning into my emotional nemesis.

Aug 30, 2015 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen