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The Zen of Hostels, Hotels, and Homes and the Power of Protein Bars

The Zen of Hostels, Hotels, and Homes and the Power of Protein Bars

Some of you may recall the 1974 book, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values, by Robert M. Pirsig. If not, the play on my title...

Jun 25, 2017 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Complete List of Hostels on the Appalachian Trail

Complete List of Hostels on the Appalachian Trail

Hostels on the Appalachian Trail are part of what makes a thru-hike such a unique experience. Here, we've listed ~70 places to stay from Georgia to Maine, including a few that...

Mar 9, 2017 : The Editors
The Blizzard of ’16 and Hostel With No Name

The Blizzard of ’16 and Hostel With No Name

I survived the Tennessee Blizzard of '16! When I reached the Roan highlands the second week of May, I was looking forward to the exceptional views that ended up being...

May 20, 2016 : Laurel "Duchess of Slug" Seus
Acorns are Falling on my Head

Acorns are Falling on my Head

10 Days of Rain The rain started as I descended into Damascus and I couldn't have been more happier about it. I've never been too concerned about the weather and...

Oct 13, 2015 : C.M. Pagels
The Mohawk!

The Mohawk!

The mohawk was inspired by necessity. It was my intention to have the mohawk before I left for the trail. It would have been a birthday gift to myself on...

May 25, 2015 : Chuhawk
Inside Look: The Greasy Creek Friendly

Inside Look: The Greasy Creek Friendly

Today the Appalachian Trail is home to a plethora of hostels, but only home to one Friendly. For nearly 15 years the Greasy Creek Friendly has made it its mission...

Mar 19, 2015 : Kenny Howell
11 Photos from Walasi-Yi’s AT 2015 Kickoff

11 Photos from Walasi-Yi’s AT 2015 Kickoff

Walasi-Yi celebrated this annual hiking season by having a thru-hiker kick-off this past weekend. Here are some photos from this most beautiful place in the

Mar 3, 2015 : Oliver Hudgins
Inside Look: Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast

Inside Look: Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast

The novelty that bolsters the Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast’s atmosphere is family history. Owners Ann Morgan-Campbell and her brother Robert Morgan have spent the last 13 years creating a

Feb 2, 2015 : Kayla Carter
Inside Look: Bob Peoples’ Kincora Hiking Hostel

Inside Look: Bob Peoples’ Kincora Hiking Hostel

Bob Peoples' Kincora Hiking Hostel experience is truly refreshing and a must for an Appalachian Trail through hiker seeking to get the most out of their journey. A portrait of...

Jan 14, 2015 : Kayla Carter
Inside Look: Mountain Harbour Bed and Breakfast in Roan Mountain, TN

Inside Look: Mountain Harbour Bed and Breakfast in Roan Mountain, TN

A cross-country road trip from Southern California began Mary and Terry Hill’s search for a unique and rural place to establish their business and new home. Their dream of owning...

Dec 18, 2014 : Kayla Carter