HYOH

The Best Blue Blazes on the Appalachian Trail – Part 4

The Best Blue Blazes on the Appalachian Trail – Part 4

This article is part four of a four-part series. Be sure to check out part one, part two, and part three here. So here we are. The end of line. The last...

Sep 1, 2015 : Kenny Howell
The Best Blue Blazes on the Appalachian Trail – Part 3

The Best Blue Blazes on the Appalachian Trail – Part 3

This article is part three of a four-part series. Be sure to check out part one, part two, and part four here. Everybody whip out your favorite guide book because it's time to talk...

Jul 7, 2015 : Kenny Howell
The Best Blue Blazes on the Appalachian Trail – Part 2

The Best Blue Blazes on the Appalachian Trail – Part 2

This article is part two of a four-part series. Be sure to check out part one, part three, and part four. It's no secret that the Appalachian Trail (AT) takes you to many breathtaking...

May 22, 2015 : Kenny Howell
Hike Your Own Hike: Recognizing when being selfish is actually a good thing

Hike Your Own Hike: Recognizing when being selfish is actually a good thing

Most hikers who join the ranks of the Appalachian Trail, will probably hear the term HYOH within their first week. “Hike Your Own Hike”, sounds like simple enough advice, but...

May 6, 2015 : Sriracha
When HYOH Does NOT Apply [Part 2]

When HYOH Does NOT Apply [Part 2]

The phrase "hike your own hike" has come to be one of the most wide spread and commonly heard catchphrases midst hiker communities. It has also come to represent an...

Jan 9, 2015 : Kenny Howell
Protecting Katahdin: A guide to Baxter State Park rules

Protecting Katahdin: A guide to Baxter State Park rules

If you are reading this article, you probably know about the letter from Baxter State Park Authority to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.  If not, go here. Some people have responded...

Jan 6, 2015 : Maggie Wallace
When HYOH Does NOT Apply [Part 1]

When HYOH Does NOT Apply [Part 1]

Whether you're on the trail or vicariously living through social media, if you've spent any iota of time in the social forums around the Appalachian Trail (AT) you've probably come across...

Jan 2, 2015 : Kenny Howell
Over Halfway There

Over Halfway There

There have been a lot of big milestones since I last posted; 1000 miles, new states, the psychological halfway point, and also the actual halfway point. It has been a...

Jun 30, 2014 : Ellie B.
Lists Galore!

Lists Galore!

In the book AWOL on the Appalachian Trail, David Miller writes, “answering that you want to do a thing because you have always wanted to do it seems somewhat circular,...

Jan 29, 2014 : Ellie B.