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Avoiding “Spewmageddon”: How to Evade Norovirus on the AT

Avoiding “Spewmageddon”: How to Evade Norovirus on the AT

Every year the horror story begins around the NC/TN state line – Norovirus has hit and lots of hikers are sick. It can travel faster than a rumor on trail, blazing...

Jan 27, 2015 : Sprinkles
6 Important Backpacking Lessons Learned on the Appalachian Trail

6 Important Backpacking Lessons Learned on the Appalachian Trail

All thru-hikers do embarrassingly stupid things on their hike—it’s part of the learning process and part of the fun. There’s just no way to learn how to live in the...

Nov 25, 2014 : Jessica Porter
Noro Not Nero

Noro Not Nero

I was full of excitement when I started the seven mile, 2,900 foot ascent up to Sassafrass Gap Shelter. I had just left behind the comforts of the Nantahala Outdoor...

Jul 26, 2014 : Michael Craigs