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Hiker Completes 4 Thru Hikes in 1 Year

Hiker Completes 4 Thru Hikes in 1 Year

ECT Day 311 Day 311: 20 miles This morning we were up around 6am. Today is the first day of 2024. I think it’s very fitting that I ended 2023...

Jan 7, 2024 : Peg Leg
Why Die Trying, When You Can Try Dying! A Post About Maine!

Why Die Trying, When You Can Try Dying! A Post About Maine!

Days 155/156/157 So I am not done writing about New Hampshire. I have decided that in my mind, the Wildcat Mountain range up to the Maine border belongs to the...

Oct 6, 2023 : Guinevere Drabik
A Quaint and Expensive Twilight Zone: New England pt 1

A Quaint and Expensive Twilight Zone: New England pt 1

1500 Miles is a Lot of Miles and Your Body isn't Happy About It. Let's talk about what happens after 1500 miles of walking. 1500 miles and above is a...

Aug 22, 2023 : Guinevere Drabik
Getting Prepped to SPAM the Florida Trail

Getting Prepped to SPAM the Florida Trail

Hello! Hello! I am sitting here doing last-minute tasks for my section hike of the Florida Trail. So much is going through my mind. Do I have enough food? Do...

Jan 1, 2023 : SPAM
Christmas on trail!

Christmas on trail!

As December ticks by, the build up to Christmas is becoming more apparent each time we pop out from the trail and into towns. In Wellington, i’m buying a new...

Dec 25, 2022 : Rachel McVittie
Adrenaline for breakfast, anyone?

Adrenaline for breakfast, anyone?

Adrenaline for breakfast is served by the ice capped ridges. I’ve never hiked in snow conditions before and i’m overthinking the risk of me slipping and.. you know. I find...

May 5, 2022 : Rachel McVittie
Ten Days from the Beginning

Ten Days from the Beginning

I've repacked my backpack somewhere close to 50 times by now. Changed gear and went on smaller hikes to test it out. I've spent hours pouring over logistics and putting...

Apr 11, 2019 : Matt Robbins
Who Dat Hiking?

Who Dat Hiking?

Who's crazy enough to do this? Some of you reading this probably are curious why someone would want to leave the comforts of regular life to go walk in the...

Apr 15, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Ruck Review:  Getting Ready for a Long Distance Hike

Ruck Review: Getting Ready for a Long Distance Hike

When I was preparing to hike the Pacific Crest Trail last year, I was looking for any information that I could get. It was my first long distance hike and...

Mar 29, 2018 : Danielle OFarrell
Thank You, Appalachian Trail

Thank You, Appalachian Trail

Katahdin Was Never The End   I finished my hike backtracking from Katahdin after concerns over my many injuries began to fuel doubts I’d finish before the park closed. The...

Oct 24, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk