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Cruel Tricks: Dealing with Injuries & Depression

Cruel Tricks: Dealing with Injuries & Depression

First off, let me say hello again to anyone who has been following along, as well as the folks who are reading my blog for the first time! It's been a long while since...

Aug 21, 2017 : Amber Redfield
Well, I’m Not Dead Yet

Well, I’m Not Dead Yet

On to Massachusetts!

Aug 19, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 12

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 12

The Omelette Guy We finished the climb to the summit of Mt. Cube, then made our way down towards Cape Moonshine Road. The Omelette Guy and his dog, Lips, were not...

Aug 18, 2017 : Stubbs
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 11

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 11

Sadness at Cloudland I woke up early to catch the sunrise. Unfortunately my phone died before the colors really started coming out in the clouds. Gumby contacted a Trail Angel...

Aug 16, 2017 : Stubbs
Why The Appalachian Trail? Why Now?

Why The Appalachian Trail? Why Now?

Why The Appalachian Trail? Why Now? I've been asked this question a few times as word has trickled around to friends and family that I'm planning to hike the Appalachian...

Aug 14, 2017 : Alex
Home is Where my Tent is (at least for now)

Home is Where my Tent is (at least for now)

I have spent the last 88 miles in Massachusetts. This is the only state the AT passes through that I have lived in and have some real claim to. Walking...

Aug 14, 2017 : Leah
As Much A Mental Hike

As Much A Mental Hike

Pictured: Abscess on a thru-hiker's knee.He continued hiking.The Strongest Think They Are StrongThru-hiking wasn't something I felt prepared for. As a Hawaii hiker, I spent many years

Aug 8, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 10

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 10

Stratton Mountain and Gloomy Weather It rained a little overnight and off and on throughout the next day which gave us the full blown "Vermud" experience that we've all heard...

Aug 6, 2017 : Stubbs
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 9

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 9

Dalton and Cheshire, MA We all slept pretty well at the Cookie Lady's place. Elmer Fudd, Bubba, Bobo, Frisbee, Gumby and I took turns mowing the yard, a favor for...

Aug 1, 2017 : Stubbs
Pine Grove Furnace, A Tiny Trail Angel, and Enjoying Southern PA

Pine Grove Furnace, A Tiny Trail Angel, and Enjoying Southern PA

Hi Gina, I told you there would be a blog about our adventure and your being such a cool trail angel. As we walked past the 1100-mile marker, the day...

Jul 26, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk