Long Trail of Vermont

Setting Sights on Shorter Hikes Instead of the Long Trail

Setting Sights on Shorter Hikes Instead of the Long Trail

With a heavy heart, I am announcing that I am not hiking the Long Trail this year. I appreciate all the positive feedback and support I received when I announced...

Jul 3, 2018 : Matt
Life and Hiking: the Perfect Match for Me

Life and Hiking: the Perfect Match for Me

How I realized I need to thru-hike and why I chose The Long Trail.

Feb 9, 2018 : Matt
7 Ways to Have Fun (and not die) on Vermont’s Long Trail

7 Ways to Have Fun (and not die) on Vermont’s Long Trail

The Long Trail is North America’s oldest established long-distance hiking trail. It’s a beauty to behold with many a beaver pond and serene lake, ski slopes with gorgeous views, flowing...

Aug 22, 2017 : Sprout
Why I Love Hiking Culture

Why I Love Hiking Culture

We may be smelly, dirty, tired, and sore, but we love and encourage each other to push ourselves more.

Jun 4, 2017 : Rebecca Sperry
Out of Retirement

Out of Retirement

Many of the retired hikers on the Appalachian Trail said they were jealous of me for getting to thru-hike so young. I was 22 years old,  just out of college, thru-hiking a trail so...

Jul 28, 2016 : Bennett Travers
Ellie’s Intro

Ellie’s Intro

Stratton Fire Tower, Vermont This is the view from the fire tower on the summit of Stratton Mountain in southern Vermont. Would you believe it if I told you that...

Jan 20, 2014 : Ellie B.