section hiking

The Making of a Trail Name: From Dreamer to Headlight

The Making of a Trail Name: From Dreamer to Headlight

Hello, fellow Appalachian Trail hikers.  Allow me to re-introduce myself, cause I haven't been around in a very long time.  We all know how that is; sometimes life steps in...

Mar 11, 2018 : Dreamer
When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives you Lemons... All you can do is just make some lemonade. Memorial Day weekend marks one year from when I made my first steps on the AT for...

May 20, 2017 : Patrick Donahue
25 Quotes to Inspire Your Next Outdoor Adventure

25 Quotes to Inspire Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Get inspired, or get pumped about your next big hike!

Dec 20, 2016 : Stubbs
Transportation Along the AT: The Section Hiker’s Dilemma

Transportation Along the AT: The Section Hiker’s Dilemma

I've section hiked more than 3/4 of the Appalachian Trail, stretching from Monson, ME down to Hot Springs, NC. Through section hiking, by necessity, I've become rather adept at patching...

Nov 25, 2016 : Aubri Drake
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
Meditations in Nature: Quotes to Inspire and to Live By

Meditations in Nature: Quotes to Inspire and to Live By

Some quotes to live by, to motivate, and to get your butt on the trail already!

Sep 13, 2016 : Stubbs
Getting My Head into the Game

Getting My Head into the Game

We all have some idea of how we should prepare for any multi-day hike on the A.T. Some of us hit the gym extra hard a few months before our...

Apr 14, 2016 : Dreamer
Reflecting Back On My First AT Section Hike

Reflecting Back On My First AT Section Hike

Just how do you decide where to begin your section hikes? For me, that answer was easy....

Feb 6, 2016 : Dreamer
Mountain Crossings Reinvents The Shake Down

Mountain Crossings Reinvents The Shake Down

One of the unexpected cool things about working for a specialty outdoor retailer that is also a small business is how involved you get. I mean really, really, involved. My co-workers...

Dec 16, 2015 : Carlie Gentry