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Peakbagging the New England 100 Highest’s Maine Six-Pack

Peakbagging the New England 100 Highest’s Maine Six-Pack

Six of the most isolated peaks on the Hostel of Maine for $44/night. Their setup is amazing and I’d highly recommend staying with them. The bunk rooms are well-designed, the...

Feb 1, 2019 : Aubri Drake
Being a Woman and Hiking Alone

Being a Woman and Hiking Alone

Today is International Women's Day and it seems fitting that I write about something that has been on my mind for some time now: what it feels like to be...

Mar 8, 2018 : Socked In
My Scariest Moment on the Appalachian Trail

My Scariest Moment on the Appalachian Trail

A harrowing tale of getting caught alone in a midnight thunderstorm while camping on the exposed summit of Cheoah Bald, just south of the Smokies.

Apr 25, 2017 : Janel Gazelle
Breaking Through the Fear

Breaking Through the Fear

A surprise encounter leaves a hiker wondering, how do you break through your fear to become a solo hiker?

Sep 5, 2016 : Kmeg