hitchhiking

5 Tips for Hitchhiking on the Appalachian Trail

5 Tips for Hitchhiking on the Appalachian Trail

Wagon wheel. The one song every thru-hiker has heard quite enough of already. He paints such a great picture of hitchin’ rides, making his way down the coast. I had...

Jun 13, 2017 : Kmeg
What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names

What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names

Many hikers earn unique trail names while hiking. These can be funny names; Bear for having a loud snore or hearty appetite. Others stick when a person does something quirky or...

Mar 20, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Truck Bed Diaries: 6 Tips for Successful Hitching

Truck Bed Diaries: 6 Tips for Successful Hitching

When I first started doing research, reading about the trail and talking to experienced hikers about the trail, the subject of hitchhiking seemed to come up a lot. And I...

Feb 12, 2017 : The Stones
“Riding in Trucks with Boys”: A Beginner’s Guide to Hitchhiking

“Riding in Trucks with Boys”: A Beginner’s Guide to Hitchhiking

First things first, it is illegal to “solicit rides from the roadway,” as hitchhiking is generally defined in the law books of most states. However, it is the mode of...

Aug 9, 2016 : Stubbs