New York

The Battle of Hogwarts

The Battle of Hogwarts

The trail has a way of stripping away all your defenses.   It leaves you emotionally raw and vulnerable.  I've found that literature can hit you on the trail in...

Jun 6, 2017 : George Turner (Old Growth)
NY, CT, Gone Fishing

NY, CT, Gone Fishing

First full day in New York was tough and fun. I climbed repeatedly over eight-foot boulder formations and down the orther side. I caught up with Clifhanger, Ox, Firestarter, and...

Aug 4, 2015 : David
The 3 Best AT Day Hikes in The Hudson Valley

The 3 Best AT Day Hikes in The Hudson Valley

Hiking is a conversation starter, and people are always asking me to recommend mountains and trails in the area for them to explore. Whether they are looking for something they...

Jul 23, 2015 : Heather Newman
Coco and Magnus — Days 112 through 120 — Slackpacking, a Birthday,  and Trail Magic History

Coco and Magnus — Days 112 through 120 — Slackpacking, a Birthday, and Trail Magic History

6/27 - Saturday - Day 112 * Entered New York! * The trail offered a nearly flat, vertical rock face or a ladder. Magnus took more challenging approach and I...

Jul 21, 2015 : Courtney
Each of the 14 States Along the Appalachian Trail Explained in One Sentence or Less…

Each of the 14 States Along the Appalachian Trail Explained in One Sentence or Less…

....in under a minute!

Sep 16, 2014 : Kori Feener
Over Halfway There

Over Halfway There

There have been a lot of big milestones since I last posted; 1000 miles, new states, the psychological halfway point, and also the actual halfway point. It has been a...

Jun 30, 2014 : Ellie B.
Deer Tick Virus May Be On Rise Near the Appalachian Trail

Deer Tick Virus May Be On Rise Near the Appalachian Trail

Ticks. In the outdoor community there are few creatures more feared or more despised than the tick. First of all they suck your blood to survive. Next consider that the...

Jun 5, 2014 : Kenny Howell