Harpers Ferry

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

I have gotten back on the Appalachian Trail after the tumultuous trials of broken toes, fallen heroes and July 4th shenanigans. I headed back into the Shenandoah National Park and...

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.

2016 Flip Flop: SNP to ME/SNP to GA “Her hair is like the curling mist That shades the mountain-side at e’en.” - Robert Burns I stopped packing a comb on my...

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

Flipping Out About Flip Flopping: Part 2

Rational Justifications In here. They aim to disperse hikers across a broader range of the trail decreasing pressure on southern resources. The ATC recognizes all hikers completing more than 2,000

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

Flipping Out About Flip Flopping: Part 1

Emotional Justifications So. I want to be Bliss, Yellow Bird and Outlier. I want to be scrambling up those final, dramatic 5.2 hand-over-hand miles from the penultimate night spent in...

Aug 30, 2015 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Fire Destroys Historic Buildings in Harpers Ferry

Fire Destroys Historic Buildings in Harpers Ferry

Late last night over 80 firefighters from counties in West Virginia, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland were called to the historic town of Harper's Ferry by a neighbor who heard the sound...

Jul 23, 2015 : Bennett Travers
Almost Out of Pennsylvania! (Pennsyl-ROCKS-YA)

Almost Out of Pennsylvania! (Pennsyl-ROCKS-YA)

    Unofficially Halfway We hiked into Harper's Ferry, West Virginia on July 2nd. Harper's Ferry is the unofficial halfway point - it is the town in which a thru-hiker...

Jul 20, 2015 : Tee Corley
Checkpoints and Celebrations

Checkpoints and Celebrations

Firestarter and I packed out a special just-out-of-town feast, a celebration for the celebrations to come: drumsticks, corn, and beer. We grilled it all up at the Molly Denton Shelter...

Jun 29, 2015 : David
Daleville to Harpers ferry(Halfway Point!)

Daleville to Harpers ferry(Halfway Point!)

Forgive any misspellings or gramatical errors.  Day 44 Kind of bummed around camp until noon today. Having phone signal at camp made it easy. Since I had reservations for Daleville...

Jun 5, 2015 : Oliver Hudgins