the Good Badger

Trail Angels and Trail Magic on the Appalachian Trail

Trail Angels and Trail Magic on the Appalachian Trail

The original the Good Badger back in 2011, during my Appalachian Trail thru-hike.  In the spirit of giving season, I wanted to honor those who give more to thru-hikers and the...

Dec 24, 2015 : Zach
A Professional Trail Angel Chimes In

A Professional Trail Angel Chimes In

Hello, and greetings from the North Country! In most places, I am known as Meg Wilson, the author. But I hope you’ll call me Auntie Meg when you see me...

May 16, 2014 : Meg Wilson
The Lists

The Lists

If you've  read Appalachian Trials, which I'm assuming you have since you're on the blog (if not shame on you!), you've undoubtedly came to the section where Zach tells you to...

Jan 25, 2014 : Michael Osborne
The errr…dangers of being a thru-hiker

The errr…dangers of being a thru-hiker

Seen as I’m having a zero day today in Wood’s Hole Hostel, I’m camped out back, everyone’s chilling out on the lawn in the gorgeous sunshine, some are cracking walnuts,...

Jun 10, 2012 : Appalachian Jake
Tim Ferriss and Appalachian Trials

Tim Ferriss and Appalachian Trials

Everyone has those who they look up to.  And when I say look up to, I really mean have a profound impact on your life; the truest sense of the...

Apr 26, 2012 : Zach