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Day Hiker / Section Hiker / Thru Hiker: Can You Tell the Difference?

Day Hiker / Section Hiker / Thru Hiker: Can You Tell the Difference?

A funny look at the differences between Day Hikers, Section Hikers, and Thru Hikers.

Nov 8, 2016 : Stubbs
Life After Death (of a thru-hike)

Life After Death (of a thru-hike)

“Ends are not bad things, they just mean that something else is about to begin. And there are many things that don't really end, anyway, they just begin again in...

Nov 17, 2015 : Stacia Bennett
Hello There, Old Friend

Hello There, Old Friend

First Things First Let me begin this article by apologizing for my lack of posts over the course of the summer and beginning of fall. As I have said to...

Oct 1, 2015 : Ruth
Those Pictures I Promised

Those Pictures I Promised

Hey there! Remember that one and only post I made while on the trail? The one where I promised a follow-up post full of photos from that week? Well three...

Oct 1, 2015 : Ruth
11 Learning Lessons from My Weekend Section Hike

11 Learning Lessons from My Weekend Section Hike

I just want to start off by saying that this is by no means a comprehensive list of what you should learn before you get on the trail. Rather, it...

Dec 17, 2014 : Sara Douma
A first time for everything!

A first time for everything!

I've previously done very short sections of the Appalachian Trail: a mile or two here and there in NC, a few miles in VA, and Springer Mountain in GA many...

Oct 14, 2014 : Stacia Bennett