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Sorry Mom: An Interview with the Parents of Thru Hikers

Sorry Mom: An Interview with the Parents of Thru Hikers

If your son, daughter, grandkid, niece, nephew, or other close family member has revealed to you that they are planning on thru hiking a long trail (and you're beginning to...

Jan 9, 2017 : The Stones
The Parent’s and Partner’s Appalachian Trail Guide

The Parent’s and Partner’s Appalachian Trail Guide

There are tons of guides for potential Appalachian Trail Thru hikers - AWOL's Guide, the Databook, our very own this, "While more than half of all thru-hikers are in their...

Jan 12, 2016 : Caet Cash
[VIDEO] How to Keep Your Parents From Jumping Off A Cliff During Your Thru-Hike

[VIDEO] How to Keep Your Parents From Jumping Off A Cliff During Your Thru-Hike

If you're planning on thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, you've probably already encountered the all too predictable scenario that is your parents completely losing their shit.  It makes sense, all

Apr 18, 2014 : Zach
Food, Glorious Food

Food, Glorious Food

Moms nurture. It's what we do. When my daughter Sarah said she was going to thru-hike the trail... ok, I was scared. Now I am not. I am energized by her...

Feb 12, 2014 : HikerMom