Heather Anish Anderson

7 Women Who Made History on the Appalachian Trail

7 Women Who Made History on the Appalachian Trail

I've noticed a pattern. In my research of parks, mountains, and other places of interest on the Appalachian Trail, I've come across a great deal of names. A great deal of...

Dec 30, 2015 : Kat Ignatova
Traversing the Gender Gap on the Appalachian Trail

Traversing the Gender Gap on the Appalachian Trail

In November, the New York Times featured an article written by women's Appalachian Trail supported record holder Jennifer Pharr Davis. In print, it ran on page B11 under the headline...

Nov 10, 2015 : Caet Cash
Anish Breaks the Appalachian Trail Unsupported Speed Record!

Anish Breaks the Appalachian Trail Unsupported Speed Record!

Today, at 5:25pm on top of Springer Mountain, history was made. Heather ‘Anish’ Anderson just set the record for the fastest unsupported hike of the 2,285-mile Appalachian Trail, finishing in 54

Sep 24, 2015 : Maggie Wallace
Going Pharr as a Phemale: Gender Equality on the AT

Going Pharr as a Phemale: Gender Equality on the AT

In the summer of 2013, I thru hiked the Appalachian Trail with my boyfriend, Mark. We make a pretty good team. When I abandoned him to spend six months working...

Feb 24, 2015 : Maggie Wallace