Long distance hiking

Through New Jersey and into New York

Through New Jersey and into New York

Day 93 Mohican Outdoor Center - AT Daily Miles 0;  AT Total Miles 1308.0 So I decided to go ahead and take a rest day for the ankle mainly. It would...

Jun 20, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
Trail Legs, Meat, Garlic, and Crosses

Trail Legs, Meat, Garlic, and Crosses

The trail continues. It winds back and forth, goes up and down. A day on trail is becoming the normal day. A standard against which all other days are measured....

Jun 19, 2024 : Pyro
The Greater Western Loop

The Greater Western Loop

Greater Western Loop I am starting my next big hike soon with my partner Not Ready. We plan to start with the Continental Divide Trail and head sobo (southbound). We’ve...

Jun 17, 2024 : Captain Planet
Finishing Rocksylvania

Finishing Rocksylvania

Day 87 Swarma Gap To Swarma Creek - AT Daily Miles 21.6; AT Total Miles 1207.1 My decision to stay in the supply room at the hostel turned out to...

Jun 17, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
The gr5 days 1-3

The gr5 days 1-3

The gr5. The day I start. The day of sand. The day it rains. Day 1  Distance: 34,8 km Sleeping place: camping jachthaven de meeuw (recommend) It’s 7 O'clock, I...

Jun 11, 2024 : Lonit
Half way there

Half way there

Day 81 Pen Mar Park To Quarry Gap Shelter - AT Daily Miles 20.4; AT Total Miles 1088.1 The five days at home flew by and I was back on...

Jun 9, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
The False Start Mindset: Resilience in the Face of Injury

The False Start Mindset: Resilience in the Face of Injury

Trigger Warning: Pictures of my Feet Starting on the Pacific Crest Trail Sean and I started our thru-hike on Tuesday May 14th, excited after a wonderful evening at Scout and...

Jun 8, 2024 : Aidan
Hiding from the Sun on the AT

Hiding from the Sun on the AT

Excessive ultraviolet radiation from the sun causes skin to wither, blister, and burn. I guess whatever tan I acquired on previous hikes is gone. My skin is excessively sensitive to...

Jun 5, 2024 : Pyro
Three New States!

Three New States!

Day 71 Front Royal To Pine Ridge - AT Daily Miles 26.0; AT Total Miles 998.4 The zero day yesterday was well spent. It rained most of the day and I...

May 31, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
Appalachian Trail Bat Attack

Appalachian Trail Bat Attack

Starting a second thru hike comes with a lot of expectations. You expect some things to be the same as the first and others to be different. You expect the...

May 27, 2024 : Pyro