Harpers Ferry

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
Coco and Magnus — Days 66 through 89 — Rain Skirts, a Bear, and Halfway There

Coco and Magnus — Days 66 through 89 — Rain Skirts, a Bear, and Halfway There

Since our last installment of Coco & Magnus (or as Yankee calls us: "Moco") we have gone to Trail Days, seen a bear, worn trash bags as clothing, and hiked...

Jun 5, 2015 : Courtney
Our Second, Extended Shakedown Trip

Our Second, Extended Shakedown Trip

I’m late in publishing this. We went to hike the AT in Maryland back during the second week of December. Then the holidays came and now I’m regrouping and catching...

Jan 5, 2015 : George