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How to Train With No Mountains: An Austinite’s Guide

How to Train With No Mountains: An Austinite’s Guide

So, I've declared that I will be hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2016. My friends know, my family knows, my job knows, the world knows through this blog, so now...

Jan 24, 2016 : Zoë Symon
Backpacker’s Paradise, Our Annual Trip

Backpacker’s Paradise, Our Annual Trip

I’ve been fortunate enough to be blessed with excellent backpacking buddies. It all started in 2013 when my high school friend Rich decided to plan a camping trip for some...

Dec 17, 2015 : Nichole Young
One Star Reviews of the Appalachian Trail

One Star Reviews of the Appalachian Trail

Recently, when I was sitting in Carter Notch Hut in - well, Carter Notch - I noticed a sign bearing the ubiquitous logos of trip advisor and yelp, and I...

Apr 16, 2015 : Maggie Wallace