Hot Springs

First Impressions on our Gear

First Impressions on our Gear

Last week butterfly and I got out for another weekend adventure to Cougar Reservoir in Oregon.  unfortunately, we did not go on any long hikes, yet got to relax by...

Jul 4, 2017 : Patrick Donahue
Trail Update: Finding Towns Along the AT

Trail Update: Finding Towns Along the AT

Things I have loved about hiking into a resupply point and town.

May 2, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 4

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 4

The fourth part of my journey after returning to the trail for my second attempt at a thru hike.

May 1, 2017 : Stubbs
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 3

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 3

The third part of my journey after returning to the trail for my second attempt at a thru hike.

Apr 29, 2017 : Stubbs
Trail Update #2: Learning to Take it Step by Step

Trail Update #2: Learning to Take it Step by Step

It has been a wild ride since my last trail update two weeks and 174 miles ago. It's hard to summarize it all, but when I look back it feels...

May 4, 2015 : Laura Houston
Hiking by Numbers (live from Hot Springs, NC!)

Hiking by Numbers (live from Hot Springs, NC!)

"What time is it?" Perhaps the most inane question on the Trail. "Judging by the position of the sun," I begin, wetting my grubby pointer finger between my sun burnt...

Apr 27, 2015 : Tee Corley
Fontana to Hot Springs

Fontana to Hot Springs

Forgive any misspellings or gramatical errors, being on a phone and limited wifi precludes extensive editing. Day 10 Took a zero day today. My first one yet. After 164 miles,...

Apr 25, 2015 : Oliver Hudgins
Coco and Magnus — Days 29 through 35 — Creme Fraiche, Eloping, and Fog

Coco and Magnus — Days 29 through 35 — Creme Fraiche, Eloping, and Fog

Time is flying and internet connections are scarce! A brief glimpse into our fifth week. We finished Day 35 at mile 322.1. 4/5 Sunday - Day 29 * Too cold....

Apr 23, 2015 : Courtney
Max Patch and Chillin with the Mayor

Max Patch and Chillin with the Mayor

Clear and blustery Day 25 ended on top of Max Patch, a sprawling grassy bald overlooking miles of hills and mountains. As golden hour fell it became photo-op heaven. A...

Apr 21, 2015 : David
One Month In

One Month In

Hello! Things are still going well out here! I'm currently in Erwin TN, about 340 miles into the trail. Since I last posted I hiked through the Smokies,  experienced the wonders...

Apr 23, 2014 : Ellie B.