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Saying NO So You Can Say YES

Saying NO So You Can Say YES

Only Child Syndrome Selfishness is not exactly foreign to me. I was raised an only child and let's just say I have not yet completely grown out of the inability to...

Apr 8, 2017 : emily sue
Backpacks and Gear: REI doesn’t know everything about gear

Backpacks and Gear: REI doesn’t know everything about gear

Before I successfully did a Southbound thru hike of the Appalachian Trail, I as most people bought plethora of gear at REI. For many of us hikers, gear is like...

Feb 24, 2017 : Clayton Barker
Paul Walks On: Epilepsy On the Appalachian Trail

Paul Walks On: Epilepsy On the Appalachian Trail

Recently, a heartbroken woman contacted the

Apr 28, 2016 : Mary Beth Skylis
Gear Review: REI Joule 23 Women’s Sleeping Bag

Gear Review: REI Joule 23 Women’s Sleeping Bag

It was 16 degrees and snowing, and the coldest night I would experience while thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. Bundled in all the layers I had, I zipped into my still fairly-new sleeping...

May 21, 2015 : Ashli Baldwin
So Much Shopping: A Journal Entry

So Much Shopping: A Journal Entry

February 15th, 2015 My friend L and I visited REI today to get her fitted for a pack and check out some gear for a volunteer program she recently got...

Mar 3, 2015 : Ruth
New Year, New Gear

New Year, New Gear

Shalom friends! Happy New Year to you all! I hope everyone had a safe and happy time ringing in the New Year. I had a very distracted one because I...

Jan 6, 2015 : Ruth
Appalachian Trail Gear List 2014

Appalachian Trail Gear List 2014

Alright folks, I now present my 2014 Appalachian Trail Thru Hike Gear List. Below is a list of everything I will be carrying for my hike, its weight and its...

Feb 24, 2014 : Allison Kieley