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3 Obvious Truths Last Weekend’s Shakedown Drove Home

3 Obvious Truths Last Weekend’s Shakedown Drove Home

Pack weight matters. Food is important. Steep is long. For a variety of mostly weather-related reasons it has been a little while since I’ve hiked any actual distance, and it’s...

Feb 23, 2016 : Notebook
10 Lessons from the First 200 Miles

10 Lessons from the First 200 Miles

1. If you see a mountain in front of you, you WILL climb it! If you see more than one, you will climb them all.   2. You CAN grocery...

Apr 23, 2015 : Jen Magnuson
4 Ways the Appalachian Trail Changed Who I Am

4 Ways the Appalachian Trail Changed Who I Am

For those who set out to thru hike the 2,185+ miles of the Appalachian Trail, starting out marks a new chapter in life. We even get a new trail name to...

Mar 2, 2015 : Ashli Baldwin