thru-hiker

Well, I’m Not Dead Yet

Well, I’m Not Dead Yet

On to Massachusetts!

Aug 19, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Top 5 Regrets and Non-Regrets of an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker

Top 5 Regrets and Non-Regrets of an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker

As of this week, Rocky and I are one year removed from our completion of the Appalachian Trail. I think about it frequently, and both with a fond nostalgia and a more...

Aug 9, 2016 : Maggie Slepian
Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Interviews [Part 3]

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Interviews [Part 3]

At this year's Trail Days, Appalachian Trials teamed up with 2015 thru-hiker, This is part three of a multi-part series, part two here.  on YouTube to ensure you never miss a

Jul 11, 2016 : Zach
How Can It Possibly Get Better?

How Can It Possibly Get Better?

The night before I hiked out of the NOC, I had the pleasure of hanging out with a couple of AT thru hiker alumni, Napolean and Goliath. We enjoyed a...

Apr 28, 2016 : Puma
N.C. Border to Fontana Dam

N.C. Border to Fontana Dam

This week I hiked from the GA/N.C. border to Fontana Dam, N.C., miles 78- 165. I'm writing this post from the front porch of the general store here. I just...

Apr 21, 2016 : Ben Pugliese
Who Was the Oldest Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker?

Who Was the Oldest Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker?

Sandy B. writes... Q: How old was the oldest male through hiker? A: This is a fairly common question, and I think the uncertainty stems from confusing Google results (see below)....

Apr 19, 2016 : Zach
The Days Are Getting Longer

The Days Are Getting Longer

(I wrote this two days ago.) As I am writing this, I'm sitting in my tent after a 15 mile day from Ice Spring Shelter to Jerry Cabin Shelter, a...

Apr 15, 2016 : Puma
Ready or Not: Time to Start Walking

Ready or Not: Time to Start Walking

  Gear-testing   By this time next week, I will be taking my first steps into my 5-month long walk along the Continental Divide. I will be attempting a north-bound...

Apr 12, 2016 : Katie Brown
Hello from Maine

Hello from Maine

Just a little about me.... I grew up in a small fishing village on the coast of Maine and my family has a camp in northern Maine about a mile...

Jan 6, 2016 : MorningLori
Another Southbounder? Sheesh.

Another Southbounder? Sheesh.

  Hey there Appalachian Trials!  Thanks for having me! My name is Jeremy and I have been privileged by the purveyor of this website and author of Appalchian Trials, Mr....

Oct 29, 2015 : Jeremy Morris