thru hike

What is a Thru-Hike?

What is a Thru-Hike?

A few months ago saying, “I’m going to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail,” sounded like a pretty straightforward statement. Now it’s suddenly gotten a little more complicated. For all the years...

Dec 10, 2017 : Joellyn Sargent
In Hindsight

In Hindsight

In our Upper Goose Pond Cabin that are free to stay and if planned right, could be a great day off in the woods. In our entire 200+ days on...

Oct 16, 2017 : Alex and Amanda
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 18

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 18

Last Day in the 100 Mile Wilderness There was a beautiful sunrise over Jo-Mary Lake before I got my day started. We planned on hiking to 22 miles, so I...

Oct 15, 2017 : Stubbs
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 17

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 17

The 100 Mile Wilderness We enjoyed an extremely delicious breakfast at Shaw's Hiker Hostel in Monson, ME. Some of us were on a schedule to summit, but I think I...

Oct 4, 2017 : Stubbs
2018: AT Part II

2018: AT Part II

  Hello everyone, Furiosa here again with my final update on my 2017 AT attempt... it's a bust. My knee is just not ready, and I'm awaiting surgery sometime in...

Oct 1, 2017 : Amber Redfield
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 16

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 16

Hobbling Around Maine There was a Junco with a defective leg that would hop around the Little Bigelow Lean-to which I kept feeding. I guess it's just the old lady...

Sep 30, 2017 : Stubbs
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 15

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 15

Bemis Mountain It was a freezing morning breaking down camp at Unnamed Gap. I was less than thrilled that the dull pain in my right leg that I had been...

Sep 26, 2017 : Stubbs
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 14

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 14

Last Dance in Gorham We hitched back to Gorham to resupply and ended up back at Mr. Pizza for beer. The solar eclipse had everyone worked up according to the...

Sep 3, 2017 : Stubbs
Shedding Blood, Sweat and Tears in New Hampshire

Shedding Blood, Sweat and Tears in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Made Me Cry First, the good news...I walked out of New Hampshire and into Maine on Tuesday, August 29. And there was much rejoicing.  Yay!!!! Because even though...

Aug 31, 2017 : Deane "Roo" Giordano
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 13

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 13

Many Views and Land O' Lakes The Whites continue to impress! After scoring some trail magic at Crawford Notch, we were stunned by Webster Cliffs' many views. We climbed Mt....

Aug 29, 2017 : Stubbs