thru-hiking

Ever Wonder What Its Like To Live In A Trail Town?

Ever Wonder What Its Like To Live In A Trail Town?

As the warm, busy summer days get shorter, the hikers become less. The town quiet, but people still come around. Because there’s still beauty to see. One thing that caught...

Dec 1, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
AT 2022 Post Thru-Hike 10 FAQs

AT 2022 Post Thru-Hike 10 FAQs

Spitfire 2022 NOBO Final Blog Entry It's been almost 4 months since completing my 2022 AT thru-hike.  I have had some time and space to reflect a bit.  Also, I...

Nov 20, 2022 : Michelle Petix
Trail Hiatus

Trail Hiatus

I've endured many challenges on trail, but nothing compares to the conflicting emotions that overwhelmed me on October 20 and thereafter. I was at Sam's Gap to catch a shuttle...

Nov 15, 2022 : MG Hibionada
Week 20: Pacific Crest Trail Days!

Week 20: Pacific Crest Trail Days!

A Week Off I take a full week off trail. My timing was a little off. If I were to continue at the pace I was going, I would make...

Nov 7, 2022 : Thomas Allie
The Liquor Store in Hiker Heaven and Hiker Hell

The Liquor Store in Hiker Heaven and Hiker Hell

Day 110: 17 miles. Tehachapi to mile 2104 We had breakfast at the same diner as the dinner. I had some egg, hashbrown and a massive belgian waffle with strawberries...

Nov 4, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Week 19: Rainier, Family, and Friendship!

Week 19: Rainier, Family, and Friendship!

Mount Rainier National Park! We're off into our next National Park! It's a little late start out of White Pass, but the trail is so well graded that the miles...

Nov 4, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Week 18: Washington Heat Waves, More Fires and Goat Rocks!

Week 18: Washington Heat Waves, More Fires and Goat Rocks!

Entering Washington An extra half day is taken in Cascade Locks, Oregon. It's the start of a heat wave so we'll set out later in the evening. Most of our...

Oct 24, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Days 161-167 Vermont Part 2: The Vermommyca Vortex and Beyond

Days 161-167 Vermont Part 2: The Vermommyca Vortex and Beyond

The day after our musical escapade, we slept in. There was no way we were going to do the 17 miles over Killington and down to a Vermontica approved road...

Oct 16, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Week 17: Mile 2000, Fire Closures, and Returning Home

Week 17: Mile 2000, Fire Closures, and Returning Home

Three Sisters Wilderness Now reunited with old friends, we all continue forward together. As much as I do like the solo hiking, it's fun being around other hikers. We're now...

Oct 14, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Sleep Paralysis at Pierce Pond

Sleep Paralysis at Pierce Pond

Imagine pitching your tent in a spot that faces a peaceful view: a shimmering blue pond, luscious green trees that trace the horizon, and the beaming sun setting behind it....

Oct 11, 2022 : MG Hibionada