hiking the appalachian trail

48 Hours on the AT

48 Hours on the AT

A Day in the Life Hiking the AT can be tough. Ya know, living out in the woods with minimal responsibilities and not much to do each day but walk....

Jul 21, 2018 : Christopher Keys
You May Start Solo, but You’ll Never Walk Alone

You May Start Solo, but You’ll Never Walk Alone

"You're going by yourself?" That was the question I got most frequently when I began telling people I was going to hike the Appalachian Trail. I had a multitude of...

Jul 15, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Rocks, Rock, and Rain Through Virginia

Rocks, Rock, and Rain Through Virginia

Howdy! Once again, long time, no blog. I have fallen far, far behind on not only this but also journaling every night. Just having tooo good of a time! I...

Jun 9, 2018 : Christopher Keys
To Err is Human. To Err Again Is… Slackpacking?

To Err is Human. To Err Again Is… Slackpacking?

When a hiker we met recently claimed she’d mastered the art of slackpacking, I inwardly scoffed. How hard can slackpacking be? You pack up some water and food, grab your...

May 31, 2018 : Gail Barrett
50-Year-Old Pot of Money Supporting AT Could Disappear

50-Year-Old Pot of Money Supporting AT Could Disappear

If you love the Appalachian Trail (AT), there is an important and time-sensitive story you need to know about before September of this year. Really, if you love any trail, national...

May 29, 2018 : Laura Johnston
Blue Skies Chase Away the Rainy Day Blahs

Blue Skies Chase Away the Rainy Day Blahs

When I left Marion it was another miserable rainy day. I have now realized that I absolutely hate hiking in the rain. I trudged on, though after a few hours...

May 6, 2018 : Noel Nason
100 miles and counting……

100 miles and counting……

So we are 100 miles in. Stopped in Franklin, NC. Have met some great people, suffered a below freezing night last night and lots of rain, but some great sunshine...

Apr 5, 2018 : Dan and Stacey
Embracing My Crazy

Embracing My Crazy

To go or not to go… Since I made the decision to hike the A.T. my inner world has been quite the roller-coaster ride. I’ve been a royal flip-flopper of...

Mar 26, 2018 : Gwen Nitya
The Sum of My Life On My Back

The Sum of My Life On My Back

A few years back, after one of my backpacking trips out west with the bro and pops, I went to the local REI to check out some gear. While I...

Mar 20, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Stories From The Trail Episode 3 – Hangin’ with Squatch

Stories From The Trail Episode 3 – Hangin’ with Squatch

Our biggest, meatiest mess of an episode yet! Join Megan and me for a conversation with Scott Herriott. Scott, whose trail name is Squatch, is an outdoorsman, comedian, documentarian and...

Jan 22, 2018 : Gary Sizer