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Pox & Puss Episode #70 – Eavesdropping with Dan Koeppel

Pox & Puss Episode #70 – Eavesdropping with Dan Koeppel

In this episode we talk with Dan Koeppel about his article The Legend of Baltimore Jack in Outside magazine. Dan was searching for an article to write for Outside when...

Sep 23, 2019 : Pox & Puss Podcast
The Hard and Fast Numbers of the Appalachian Trail

The Hard and Fast Numbers of the Appalachian Trail

Well, I did it. I started April 22 and finished Aug. 31. In 132 days (four months and nine days), I took every step between Springer Mountain in Georgia and...

Nov 18, 2018 : Carl Stanfield
5 Tips For Thru-Hiking on a Budget: It’s Possible

5 Tips For Thru-Hiking on a Budget: It’s Possible

Wait, I'm Paying How Much to Hike? According to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the average thru-hiker spends around $1,000 per month while hiking the AT...and this doesn't even cover the amount

Nov 14, 2017 : Eiryn Reynolds
An Honest Conversation About Money, Part 3: Every Day I’m Hustlin’

An Honest Conversation About Money, Part 3: Every Day I’m Hustlin’

Get a peek into my personal finances and prep in Part 1, and then get some tough-lovin' on how to cut back expenses in Part 2. You’ve planned, you’ve budgeted,...

Mar 16, 2016 : Nichole Young
How to Save Money DURING Your Thru-Hike

How to Save Money DURING Your Thru-Hike

We’ve published a lot of posts on AppTrials about how to save money before your hike. It's true that starting with a Ziploc full of $$$ is a great safety...

Feb 27, 2016 : Maggie Slepian
We’re Going to Need A Bigger Wallet

We’re Going to Need A Bigger Wallet

There are a lot of funks that can come from the AT and I'm not talking about the smells...

Jan 27, 2016 : Molly Brown
An Honest Conversation About Money (in Three Parts)

An Honest Conversation About Money (in Three Parts)

Part 1: A Financial Snapshot, and Plans for the AT   TL;DR: with a little financial awareness, planning, and hard work, money doesn’t have to stop you from hiking the

Jan 26, 2016 : Nichole Young
Sacrifices

Sacrifices

I won't be leaving for my thru hike for another ~8 months, but even the beginning of the planning process is making me realize what actually lies ahead. I'm the...

Oct 29, 2015 : Ashley Schellhase
Saving money pre-hiking

Saving money pre-hiking

  When I finished paying for school, in January, saving for the hike became my first financial priority. Of course, in a minimum wage job, saving is a challenge. Especially...

Oct 25, 2015 : Victoria Ketteringham
18 Ways To Prepare Your Wallet For Your Thru-Hike

18 Ways To Prepare Your Wallet For Your Thru-Hike

Everybody knows that hiking that AT is an expensive endeavor. I’m sure you’ve read the stories of people spending up to $10,000 on their trip. Hopefully you’ve also heard the...

Feb 17, 2015 : Mike and Grace