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Thank You, Appalachian Trail

Thank You, Appalachian Trail

Katahdin Was Never The End There was a cloud pushing across the tabletop of the summit, but I did end up seeing the spectacular and sprawling wilderness below. I also...

Oct 24, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
The Barefoot Hiker Begins His AT Thru-Hike

The Barefoot Hiker Begins His AT Thru-Hike

Hi, folks. It's the Barefoot Hiker. I wanted to update folks on the craziness of this last week. I am finally on the trail.     Getting Started On March...

Apr 5, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Trail Town Blues: Inner Stirrings of a Restless Mind

Trail Town Blues: Inner Stirrings of a Restless Mind

I haven't written in a while. Truthfully, I've been so busy doing life that it hasn't been a priority. But lately, in the rare quiet moment that I may experience...

Apr 21, 2016 : Stacia Bennett
You know you’re a thru hiker when…

You know you’re a thru hiker when…

A headlamp is considered an accessory *this picture is a week after finishing the trail*   There are no leftovers!   It's okay to talk about poop during meals (well...

Dec 1, 2015 : Bookie
Almost Out of Pennsylvania! (Pennsyl-ROCKS-YA)

Almost Out of Pennsylvania! (Pennsyl-ROCKS-YA)

    Unofficially Halfway We hiked into Harper's Ferry, West Virginia on July 2nd. Harper's Ferry is the unofficial halfway point - it is the town in which a thru-hiker...

Jul 20, 2015 : Tee Corley
Why I Hike, or, Why Do I Hike?!

Why I Hike, or, Why Do I Hike?!

Why I Hike, or, Why Do I Hike?!?      This is my third attempt at a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. The first attempt had my mother biting her nails...

Mar 5, 2015 : Tee Corley
There Ain’t No Rules In The Woods

There Ain’t No Rules In The Woods

Less than two months ago, I was Nayt Boyt or Mr. Nate. I was a substitute teacher and worked at a bakery. Life went by without my thinking twice about...

May 1, 2014 : Nayt Boyt