mail drops

Our Mail Drops for our 2015 AT Thru Hike

Our Mail Drops for our 2015 AT Thru Hike

Due to the demand of future thru hikers asking exactly where my husband and I sent our mail drops, I've compiled an annotated list of the Heavenly places that supplied...

Jan 23, 2016 : Sharon
How to Score Cheap and Discounted Food for Your Thru-Hike

How to Score Cheap and Discounted Food for Your Thru-Hike

Use Discount Food Grocery Stores to Improve Your Mail Drops A sampling of what you can expect to find at a discount food store When planning for my hikes I’ve...

Jul 30, 2015 : Faren MacDonald
The Problems With Mail Drops (And How We Solved Them)

The Problems With Mail Drops (And How We Solved Them)

The following is a sponsored post written by 2014 thru-hiker, Kyrsten “Slayer” French from “How many mail drops should you send on the Appalachian Trail?” His answer is that sending mail...

Feb 27, 2015 : Sponsored Post
Badger Sponsorship 2015 Powered by LARABAR

Badger Sponsorship 2015 Powered by LARABAR

It's here. For those who may not be familiar, each winter we kickoff a MASSIVE gear giveaway, called the Badger Sponsorship (this year's contest is brought to you by Big Agnes FlyCreek...

Jan 5, 2015 : Zach
A Guide to Mail Drops on the Appalachian Trail

A Guide to Mail Drops on the Appalachian Trail

For some people, mail drops are a necessary part of hiking the trail. There are a couple of ways to send yourself packages while you’re hiking. Photo Credit: The Daily...

Dec 3, 2014 : Jessica Porter
Planning for My Gluten Free/Dairy Free Thru-Hike

Planning for My Gluten Free/Dairy Free Thru-Hike

Over the course of my 2,185 mile AT journey I will be faced with many challenges – intense lightening, roaming bears, cold rain, and ridiculously rocky terrain – but proper...

Nov 9, 2014 : Laura Houston
Care Package Preparation from A to Z

Care Package Preparation from A to Z

On trail, we received everything from gallon bags of granola to this amazing framed picture of Paul Ryan pumping iron. Here is the breakdown of what we are sending them,...

Jun 17, 2014 : Maggie Wallace
The Best Towns to Send Mail Drops on the Appalachian Trail

The Best Towns to Send Mail Drops on the Appalachian Trail

Amongst thru-hikers, there is little-to-no agreement about the number of mail drops to send.  Some will send dozens, others prefer not to send any.  I side with the latter ideology...

Mar 25, 2014 : Zach