injuries

Fourth of July in DC: A Sailor’s Memorial, Visiting Friends, and a Car Accident

Fourth of July in DC: A Sailor’s Memorial, Visiting Friends, and a Car Accident

Headed to D.C. Hey, everyone. @BarefootHiker here. As of this post, I am still at Mile 862. I will have rested for almost two weeks before attempting to get back...

Jul 3, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
McAfee, Care Packages, Butts, and Zeroes

McAfee, Care Packages, Butts, and Zeroes

700 miles. I jumped the gun in assuming I'd be anywhere near the halfway point. Side quests, Trail Days and a strong desire to visit every trail town or rush...

Jun 9, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Coping when Injury Turns a Thru into a Section

Coping when Injury Turns a Thru into a Section

I dreamed of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail for 26 years before my husband, Muskrat and I stepped foot on Springer after a cold wet hike up from Amicalola Falls on...

Jun 25, 2015 : Jen Magnuson